"Mystery" - December 14, 2016

Welcome, Territorial Acknowledgement
& Candle Lighting

Opening words of Harry Houdini:
“I am a great admirer of mystery and magic.
Look at this life: all mystery and magic.”

Lynn - Song: “Don’t Know How it Works”

Guests: Noah Zacharin, Clela Errington, Michelle Lecce-Hewitt

Reading – Stephen Nachmanovitch from “Free Play: the Power of Improvisation in Life and the Arts.”

Guests: Steve Raiken, Paul Gallagher, Brian Gladstone

Reading – Rainer Maria Rilke:
“Be patient with everything unsolved in your heart…”

Guests: Mike Katz, Rick Pearson

Reading: Mary Oliver: “What is There Beyond Knowing?”

Guests: Debra Alexander, Clela Errington

Reading: Barbara Ehrenreich from “Living with a Wild God”

Guests: Kristina Kill, Kurt Thomsen

(Standing Rock, others…)

(Holiday Services at First Unitarian Toronto)

SINGALONG: “Where Do We Come From?”
(Singing the Journey #1003)

- Intermission -

Lynn Song: “Riddle”

Reading: Krista Tippett from
“Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living”

Guests: Phil Tinianov, Lawrie Ingles

Reading: Frederick Buechner from “Wishful Thinking”

Guests: Roxanne Koka, Peter Brydon

Closing Words – Krista Tippett:
“Beauty is visible, palpable, in moments when human
beings reach across the mystery of each other.”

Lynn: Closing Song “This is Where We Find Ourselves”

Extinguish Chalice