Archives for January 2010

Rev. Bill Metzger

This message just went out on the Denton UU e-mail list: Rev. Bill Metzger passed away peacefully this morning at Denton Regional Medical Center. He was 73 years old. His wife, our consulting minister Rev. Diana Heath, was with him when he passed. Rev. Diana and Bill’s children, David and Christine, have been at his [Read More…]

“Amazing Grace” and “Hallelujah Anyhow”

Here’s a YouTube video of “Amazing Grace” and “Hallelujah Anyhow” by the choirs of the Center for Spiritual Living and Unity Dallas, at the EarthRhythms Winter SolstiCelebration. It was awesome – enjoy. [Read more…]

CUUPS Imbolc

If you’re in the DFW area, please join us for our Imbolc Circle this Saturday evening. Click the image for a larger version of the flyer. [Read more…]

Call to Worship – The All

This piece began as part of our Beltane ritual in 2008 – I reworked it slightly to serve as the Call to Worship for this morning’s service. In the time before time, we were one.All matter, all energy, all potential.All was one. Then in a bang we abandoned the bliss of unityfor the love of [Read More…]

The Earthquake – Why?

The earthquake in Haiti has dominated the news this week. It is human nature to ask “why?” and “what does it mean?” and there have been a variety of responses: some logical, some spiritual, and some just willfully ignorant. First things first. This earthquake has killed thousands and devastated millions. Real people are suffering – [Read More…]

The God Delusion

As readers of this blog should know, I’m no fan of the New Atheists. I’ve found them to be as dogmatic in their statements as any religious fundamentalists. And they don’t attack honest religion – they attack rhetorical straw men made up of the worst of religion. I have not criticized them in ignorance – [Read More…]

Amy Martin on Animism – January 24

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What Constitutes Persecution?

Via WitchVox, here’s a list issued by a group calling themselves the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission. They list the “Top 10 Anti-Christian Acts of 2009“. Included in their list is the murder of Rev. Fred Winters (which was due to mental illness on the part of the shooter), the participation of Bishop Gene Robinson in Obama’s [Read More…]