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September 15, 2015
In this time of intense polarization
I cannot help but to wonder:
September 01, 2015
And Still We Rise
The poet Mark Nepo writes that when “we find ourselves in an emergency at night,...
August 25, 2015
As we re-member, a love note to NOLA and to life
This is a love note to my people, to friends and family and strangers who...
August 18, 2015
In times of grief and struggle, remember, friends
July 28, 2015
BLACK LIVES MATTER
“BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the 2015 General Assembly recognizes that the fight for civil...
June 18, 2015
News Flash: Banana Cream Pie Eats Planet
Time Share Proposition: The Earth is a time-share condo. Like a time-share condo, each of...
June 16, 2015
After years filled with state sanctioned violence and murder against people of color, the #BlackLivesMatter...
May 21, 2015
That’s Why They Call It Practice
Sit Down, Kid When I was in my early 20s, I decided to dedicate myself...
April 23, 2015
My Tribe by Alberto Blanco: A Way to Belong
In celebration of National Poetry Month, a translation from the great Mexican poet Alberto Blanco....
April 21, 2015
The Unitarian Universalist (UU) faith has taken the stand that “Advancing the human rights of...
March 31, 2015
a love poem for a holy week
Happiness is this moment alive in the sunshine knowing I am Loved.
March 10, 2015
Closing the Faith Gap – Restoring the Voting Rights Act of 1965
“We all have two religions: the religion we talk about and the religion we live....
January 13, 2015
As the movement builds, let us remember
I learned in school that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream....
December 25, 2014
The ‘Ol Heave Ho Ho
You’ve seen them spilling off the paved trail into the woods; you’ve seen them in...
December 23, 2014
Healing in the darkness…
Beloveds, may peace and a time for some internal housecleaning be yours in this holiday...
December 16, 2014
Don’t Let the Light Go Out
The Feast of Hanukkah, commemorating the rededication of the Temple in particular and the resistance...
December 11, 2014
White Privilege: Kumbaya Won’t Cut It
How Sad A sad fact: Many things that are good for society or the earth itself...
November 27, 2014
On this #Ferguson #Thanksgiving, America:—What’s Your Mission Statement?
The British novelist Charles Dickens toured the US in the early 1840s. Dickens was considerably...
November 25, 2014
“the war against dehumanization is ceaseless”
"They have treated the wound of my people carelessly, saying, “Peace, peace,” when there is...
November 11, 2014
In Flanders Fields by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae (1915) In Flanders fields the poppies blow...
November 04, 2014
Election Day, November 4, 2014
Today is the day, friends. The day to VOTE. This is the day when we...
October 21, 2014
Tonight we stood together around candles that marked the spot where his body was found...
October 14, 2014
Companions on the journey
“May beauty and passion and compassion be our companions. May we be fully alive. Amen.”...
October 07, 2014
Moving at the speed of gratitude
This morning Sitting with the grief of more painful news I pick up my pen...
September 30, 2014
A Summer Memory
for Maggie and Lewis As the dimming fall welcomes me back, a summer memory...
September 08, 2014
Blessings from Heaven
This past weekend I had the chance to do one of my favorite things. Presiding...
July 08, 2014
Keep the Faith
This morning I tended to my garden and that of an elder neighbor....
June 17, 2014
Love is the Boss of Me
Recently an organizer asked for a meeting and I went to pull out my phone...
June 10, 2014
Disappear or Die: Southern Black Trans-Experience
Today we bless Tela La’Raine Love as she prepares for her gender reassignment surgery. ...
May 29, 2014
What He Deserves
I’m deliberately late to the discussion of Elliot Rodgers’s homicidal spree. If you haven’t read...
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