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Openings: “Do not leave your cares at the door.

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Do not leave your cares at the door. Do not leave there your pain, your sorrow or your joys. Bring them with you into this place of acceptance and forgiveness. Place them on the common altar of life and offer them to the possibility of your worship. Come then, and offer yourself to potential transformation by the creative process that flows through you and all life. Amen.

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1997 UUMA Worship Materials Collection

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Last updated on Monday, February 25, 2013.

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