DREAMING OUR FATHERS Norbert Capek & the Unitarian Universalist Flower Communion

DREAMING OUR FATHERS Norbert Capek and the Unitarian Universalist Flower CommunionJames Ishmael Ford18 June 2017 Unitarian Universalist Church Long Beach, CaliforniaA StoryNorbert Capek was born in Bohemia, in what is today the Czech Republic in 1870. He was raised Catholic. But following a religious exploration he became a Baptist minister. Norbert was a social activist and realizing the governmental authorities had begun to investigate him, he and his wife and their children … [Read more...]

The Road is All: Remembering Willa Cather

Personally I'm not one of those folk who re-read novels. Said, as someone who the other day picked up Willa Cather's Death Comes for the Archbishop for a second read. Perhaps it should count that I first read it fifteen, possibly twenty years ago. It is one of those rare things that hangs in the memory like a faint perfume, rich with innuendo, half a dream.And then I notice that today is also Ms Cather's birthday. Just a delight. Wilella Sibert Cather was born on the 7th of December, 1873, … [Read more...]