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May 14, 2014
We’ve Come This Far…
For her 75th birthday, my Granny talked my dad, her 4th born son, into driving...
May 06, 2014
Give me the heart
I have spent the past few days saturated in extraordinary music, delicious food, dear friends...
May 01, 2014
Carrots, Sticks, Paddles, and Autopilot
Buddhist wisdom says there are three ways we naturally approach anything—desire, aversion, or indifference. For...
April 29, 2014
The high April winds blowing damage across the US this week also blew something into...
April 24, 2014
However They Have Writ the Style of Gods: Wounds and Healing
Here is the beautiful truth—saints and sinners are the same from the start. Hsu Yun,...
April 22, 2014
Earth Day Notes from New Orleans
Last week the Center hosted two groups of youth, one primarily people of color, one...
April 15, 2014
Earth: Our Deep Home Place
The Greater New Orleans Unitarian Universalist cluster gathered in an oak -filled park on Sunday...
April 14, 2014
"Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, / And sorry I could not travel both...
April 09, 2014
I don’t know about where you are, but here in California we have hit the...
March 18, 2014
I am ever so grateful that I was assigned The Wolf Shall Dwell with the...
March 11, 2014
Environmental Justice struggles with a news cycle that may report a disaster, may revisit on...
February 27, 2014
Of Time and the Nebulous
Someday, they say, stars will stop gelling—the hydrogen and helium gone. Someday, each...
February 25, 2014
It’s Carnival Time!
Al “Carnival Time” Johnson sings “it’s Carnival Time and everybody’s havin’ fun…” The twitter feed,...
February 24, 2014
Thank You For…
I had a great time visiting New York City this past weekend. A couple years ago,...
February 11, 2014
This winter has devastated my sub-tropical garden in New Orleans. I was out of town...
January 13, 2014
The Coin That Wowed Me
A very simple thing happened the other day. Someone bought me the 20 cent...
January 09, 2014
What A Miracle Is
Once I crossed the Sierra Madres with a bus driver named Arturo who had...
January 07, 2014
Unconditional Love: An Epiphany
Over winter solstice, I watched my father tending to KG, his first grandchild, with unconditional...
December 26, 2013
The cat snuggles down into my empty suitcase, out to fill for a trip. She...
December 24, 2013
Joy to the World!
As the Community Minister for the Greater New Orleans Unitarian Universalists, I spend a lot...
December 17, 2013
For the Beauty of the Earth…
I was walking in City Park with a community organizer this week when suddenly we...
December 13, 2013
His Day Is Done
Since hearing the news last Thursday of the passing of Nelson Mandela, our beloved Madiba,...
November 29, 2013
A Prayer for the Day After Thanksgiving
May we remember that thanks-giving isn't a day or a celebration. May we remember that...
November 28, 2013
Tornados, Typhoons, and Straw Dogs: Giving Thanks With Some Thinking
Thanksgiving American style. The day declared a national holiday for the purpose of giving thanks....
November 14, 2013
How Sisyphus Got It Right
I have participated in National Novel Writing Month three times now. I have never reached...
November 12, 2013
Anything I can do, We can do better…
“We think that honesty and living in truth are better ways to live than propaganda...
November 06, 2013
People regularly say to me that they wouldn’t want to live in California, because they...
October 29, 2013
Messy & Beloved? Yes.
Beloved Community is ever on my mind lately, both who we are and who we...
October 24, 2013
To Becoming Silent
by Pablo Neruda (translation by David Breeden) Now, let's all count to twelve, then keep...
October 19, 2013
A Garden Prayer
That shrimp plant so determined to be seen poking through the ginger and the fig...
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