Florence Caplow

Rev. Florence Caplow (she/her) has served UU congregations in Illinois, Washington State, and Colorado. She is also a writer, editor, change coach, and ordained Soto Zen priest.

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We kindle this flame, Honoring the doorways in our souls: The windows through which we gaze at one another The balconies where we catch glimpses of sky The thresholds we stand on this morning Wondering, hoping, fearing, dreaming.

Chalice Lighting | By Florence Caplow | May 1, 2020 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Connections, Fear, Hope

We light this chalice in honor of the animal realm, Furred and hoofed, two-legged, four-legged, many-legged, Fanged and clawed, gentle and fierce, wild and tame. May we remember that all animals are our relatives, Worthy of our care and respect.

Chalice Lighting | By Florence Caplow | January 16, 2020 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Animal Blessing, Animals, Direct Experience, Earth-Centered, Interdependence, Nature, Relationships, Secular

As we kindle this the flame, we honor and remember Those who have passed into the mystery. Their brightness lives on in our vision; their courage lives on in our commitments; and their love continues to bless the world through us.

Chalice Lighting | By Florence Caplow | October 31, 2019 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: All Saints Day, All Souls Day, Connections, Death, Generations, History, Humanism, Mystery, Samhain

Congregational response: “Blessings and praise!” For the darkness that nourishes our spirits; for the seasons that remind us that each moment has its own beauty; for generosity in whatever form: Blessings and praise! For snowy winter mornings before a single footstep disturbs the stillness; for...

Litany | By Florence Caplow | March 27, 2019 | From WorshipWeb

In recognition of Labor Day, we light this flame to honor all work, including the work of our hands and our backs, in gratitude for all the labors that support our world, and for all those who boldly continue the work of justice, equity, and peace.

Chalice Lighting | By Florence Caplow | December 5, 2018 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Community, Gratitude, Interdependence, Labor Day, Responsibility, Secular, Service

We light this chalice today in honor of the Unitarian Universalist First Principle: To affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person....

Chalice Lighting | By Florence Caplow | December 8, 2017 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 6th Principle (World Community), Anti-Oppression, Commitment, Courage, Integrity, Justice, Living Our Faith, Multiculturalism, Oppression, Unitarian Universalism

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