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.
A [threshold is] a space to imagine a new way, and new self. Not moving or pushing but sitting and cultivating… [the goal] is to allow you space and time to reflect on your past, present, and future. To imagine a new beginning . . . … read more.
There is much uncertainty around the Covid-19 (coronavirus), but we are certain that our ethical responsibility as a religious community is to do whatever we can to reduce harm and limit exposure to those who are most vulnerable. Both the CDC and … read more.
I write to you this week as our nation and world continue to deal with the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. This is a challenging time, and you may be feeling concern or fear. That’s to be expected. This is not a situation to … read more.
There are many ways to seek wisdom. There is travel, there are masters, there is service. There is staring into the eyes of children and elders and lovers and strangers. There is sitting silently in one spot and there is being swept along in life’s … read more.