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Apart but Together

A person's feet and their laptop computer on a bed, as photographed from above.

Spirit of life and love,
We gather together in different ways this morning,
From computer screens, from telephones, from car radios,
We gather, reaching out across the wires, waving from a safe distance,
To come together in religious community.
From living room to front porch to car seat,
We gather as we are able,
Ready to be of service to each other, to the world,
Ready to build the community of hope and of love,
As we face this bright morning. 
We are apart, but we are together.
Offering our love, our commitment,
Our hope, and our prayers,
In service to one another and this world.
It is a new way, but an old way, that we come together in worship today.

About the Author

Cynthia Landrum

The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Landrum is the minister of the Universalist Unitarian (UU) Church of East Liberty in Clarklake, Michigan. She blogs at Rev. Cyn. In 2015, Cindy self-published a coloring book (for ALL ages) of her UU doodle designs. Filling the Chalice is $12 and is available from inSpirit.

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