David Breeden

Full name: Rev Dr. David Breeden

The Rev. Dr. David Breeden

The Rev. Dr. David Breeden is senior minister of First Unitarian Society in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has written several books on theological topics and translates the writings of philosophers of classical antiquity.

From David Breeden

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The Solstices teach us that darkness comes, that darkness goes. The Solstices teach us that light comes, that light goes. The Solstices teach us, calmly, silently, to be calm, silent. Learning. The Solstices teach us as we circle the sun that everything flies....

Poetry | By David Breeden | January 1, 2017 | From WorshipWeb

On authentically using the term ‘god.’

By David Breeden | September 1, 2016 | From UU World

Advent, adventus, means waiting. And the holiday season is nothing if not waiting—to get done the chores; to find the right gift; to find time for quiet moments; to accept that our loved ones will not be as we wish them to be....

Chalice Lighting | By David Breeden | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

We unite in our differences in background and belief; We unite—with gratitude and hope: Hope for a world of differences; Hope for a world that honors difference; We unite in community With gratitude for difference. Source: Association Sunday 2009...

Opening | By David Breeden | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

In 1935, a US government truck pulled up to my grandfather’s house, a two-room sharecropper’s shack in which sixteen people lived. They were starving to death. Not malnutrition. Starvation. The truck brought surplus food, which on that particular visit consisted of a gallon of mustard. My father...

Sermon | By David Breeden | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

I grew up on my family farm in the southern part of Illinois. There was nothing about it that was a golden age. And I’m NOT nostalgic about the good old days. I don’t like carrying water from the well out back. I don’t like going to an outhouse at 4 a.m. in the snow. I don’t like the wasps...

Reading | By David Breeden | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

In this time of loss In this time of asking why We light a flame of sharing We light a flame of commitment. In this time of why We light this flame Sign of our searching Sign of our sharing Sign that together we remember Together we ask why Together in sadness and joy We share light. Together we...

Chalice Lighting | By David Breeden | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

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