of Scituate, Massachusetts
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Unitarian Universalist Church
The Pursuit of Happiness - Nov. 23, 2014
by Pamela Barz on November 23rd, 2014

If happiness equals property, then Thanksgiving celebrates what we own.  It is an inward looking holiday – my family celebrates our successes; your family celebrates yours.    
But if happiness means the choices we have made, the wholeness of our lives, then Thanksgiving moves from being about accomplishment to about connection.  To read the whole sermon, click here:


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1 Comments

Donna C. - November 23rd, 2014 at 9:41 PM
Thank you for being so prompt in getting this week's sermon up on the site. I stayed home under the weather today and i really appreciated being able to read it tonight. I liked your closing sentence in particular. Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday of mine and it frustrated me to stay home from the service and soup luncheon. I'm looking forward to the town-wide "gratitude service" in February. Thank you Pam Barz.

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