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Global Chalice Lighting for July 2014

The International Council of Unitarians and Universalists announces the 131


th
in its monthly global chalice
lighting readings. Congregations worldwide are invited to participate and to use the reading for at least one
worship service in the designated month, identifying it as the ICUU Global Chalice Lighting for that month
and naming the group which submitted it. This Global Chalice Lighting was originally submitted by the
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (USA) and is suggested for use in July 2014.

ENGLISH:
Life is an art, it requires practice to achieve greatness, but greatness is always waiting, ready to
be attained.
May the light of this chalice remind us of the possibility for everyone to achieve truth and
goodness in our lives, if we only seek it.
Beth Bullmer, submitted by the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (USA)

FRENCH:
La vie est un art ; il faut de la pratique pour atteindre la grandeur, mais la grandeur est toujours
en attente, prte tre atteinte.
Que la lumire de ce calice nous rappelle la possibilit pour tous d'atteindre la vrit et la bont
dans nos vies, si nous la cherchons vraiment.
Par Beth Bullmer, prsente par la Association unitarienne universaliste des congrgations (USA)

GERMAN:
Leben ist eine Kunst, sie erfordert bung, um Gre zu erlangen. Gre wartet stets darauf,
erreicht zu werden.
Mge das Licht in diesem Leuchter uns an die Mglichkeit eines jeden erinnern, zu Wahrheit
und Gte in unserem Leben zu gelangen, wenn wir uns darum bemhen.
Beth Bullmer, submitted by the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (USA)

SPANISH
La vida es un arte que requiere prctica para conseguir la grandeza, pero la grandeza siempre
est a la espera, lista para ser alcanzada.
Que la luz de este cliz nos recuerde la posibilidad que tenemos todos de llegar a la verdad y la
bondad en nuestras vidas si aspiramos a ellas.
Beth Bullmer, submitted by the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (USA)


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ITALIAN
La vita un'arte: occorre fare pratica per raggiungere la grandezza, ma la grandezza sempre
in attesa, pronta ad essere raggiunta.
Che la luce di questo calice ci ricordi la possibilit per noi tutti di raggiungere verit e bont
nelle nostre vite, se solo lo cerchiamo.
Beth Bullmer, inviato dalla Unitarian Universalist Association fo Congregations (USA)


(With many thanks to our volunteer translators: Jean-Claude Barbier (French), Freya Bednarski-
Stelling (German), Paola Ferrari (Italian) and Jaume de Marcos (Spanish).)