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visiting a gap year program called DONE

A friend of mine started a gap year program a few years ago on the main land of Europe which is called ‘development of new environments’ (DONE). It’s designed to help young adults as they come out of school to explore their faith and their sense of identity as Unificationists. They get to question a […]

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In the beginning was the Word…

In the beginning was the Word…

…and the Word was with God, and the Word was God (John 1:1) Chieko and I go most mornings to offer some devotion in the ballroom in our church HQ and we study our scripture with some of the brothers in LG. I don’t believe it’s a very attractive option for most of us, most […]

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In the beginning was the Word…

In the beginning was the Word…

…and the Word was with God, and the Word was God (John 1:1) Chieko and I go most mornings to offer some devotion in the ballroom in our church HQ and we study our scripture with some of the brothers in LG. I don’t believe it’s a very attractive option for most of us, most […]

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the blessing equation

Did anyone ever ask you: ‘are you blessed?’ while meaning: ‘are you married?’ recently with all the talk about sharing the marriage blessing I thought it would be good to do a series of sermons on ‘what is God’s blessing?’ and look more closely at how we perceive it. It might help to empower us […]

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We find peace when we come together and reach out to God

We find peace when we come together and reach out to God

Dear brothers and sisters, and friends. People try all kinds of tricks to bring peace and happiness into their lives. And next month is the time when many of us get tricked the most. Recently I have been reminded how the deepest peace is experienced when we come together to connect to God. At the […]

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Why I don’t understand Sudoku.

Why I don’t understand Sudoku.

This last week has been a special week, a blessed week, but not without its challenges, and questions, lots of questions…. The best query I overheard was whether it was okay to wear a polka dot tie for the blessing ceremony. Of course at the same time many of our questions were of a profounder […]

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picture of the day in the London lite: see anyone you know?

picture of the day in the London lite: see anyone you know?

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if I think I know who she is…..

Yesterday evening I listened to a lecture by William Haines on the subject of lineage and blessing, which got me thinking. One point in particular started a process in me. We discussed about the second of the 10 Commandments which tells us not to make any idols, to have no graven images of God. We […]

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True Parents invite you all to participate in the World Peace Blessing

True Parents invite you all to participate in the World Peace Blessing

(A letter to all blessed couples and members of the FFWPU) Dear brothers and sisters, In three weeks True Parents will be holding a Blessing Ceremony. It is called the World Peace Blessing. When True Parents began the marriage Blessing providence in 1960, the year they were also blessed in marriage, it was held behind […]

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