As we begin 2021, I’ll be on sabbatical. It’s an interesting time to take a sabbatical. I’ve been spending time thinking about these coming months and how to spend this time in ways that provide spiritual, emotional, and intellectual … read more.
One of my patients told me that when she tried to tell her story people often interrupted her to tell her that they once had something just like that happen to them. Subtly her pain became a story about themselves. Eventually she stopped talking to … read more.
I will be attending Ministry Days and General Assembly events and programming (virtually) from June 16 through June 28. During Ministry Days for UU clergy, I will be serving on a Covenant Relations Team requiring 15 dedicated hours of service in addition … read more.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Roma Greth on the Summer Solstice, Saturday, June 20 at 10:30 am. Roma was a long-time church member who was a welcoming spirit who loved animals and people. Her creativity is evident in the plays she … read more.
Tuesday night I joined the UUA Prayer Vigil. (watch it here.) One of the speakers urged us to stop using the term “Peaceful Protests.” Instead, they said, just call them protests. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar makes a similar point, advising a “rush to … read more.
I woke up at 4:30 this morning. The killing of George Floyd was on my mind and heart. How could it be otherwise? How is it possible not to respond with anger, despair, sorrow, grief, and sleeplessness? Sadly this act of brutality … read more.