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Opening Words: “Whatever the need that brings you to this special place and hour,

Whatever the need that brings you to this special place and hour, know most surely that it is best served through eager receptivity of mind and heart.

If it be to take a firmer step toward the lifting horizon of high thought; if it be a desire to give assistance to feelings that should range and are true; if it be to challenge the way of your life; if it be to find your place as part of a caring and serving community;—then let your mind consider well what is here thoughtfully given, then let your heart accept freely what is here lovingly shared.

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1997 UUMA Worship Materials Collection; altered

Copyright: The author has given Unitarian Universalist Association member congregations permission to reprint this piece for use in public worship. Any reprints must acknowledge the name of the author.

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Last updated on Monday, February 25, 2013.

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