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May 04, 2017
The National Day of . . . Counter-Narratives #NationalDayofReason
Dominant narratives. They dominate. They tell a story that most people in a group want...
December 29, 2016
#Resolutions and Diseases of the Soul
It’s that time of year again—time for resolutions. List makers will list them; the sloppy...
December 22, 2016
Happy Holidays From the Cruel Optimisms
Isn’t it just a tad too ironic that one of the US national icons is...
December 15, 2016
Getting in the Christmas Spirit
I suspect that I am far from the only one having a hard time getting...
November 24, 2016
At #Thanksgiving, A Wish for Freedoms
I lost one of my cousins this week. (As a hillbilly, I have lots of...
March 22, 2016
Holy Work in this Holy Week
As the Christian world grieves and celebrates the Passion of Christ during this Holy Week,...
December 24, 2015
Some Slack for the Tense on the Holidays
I know, I know—some people just love the holiday season—“the hap-, hap-, happiest time of...
December 01, 2015
While many people in this country go to work and get paid, social change workers...
November 26, 2015
Grace for the Rest of Us
Grace. Some say it before meals. Some have it for a name. Grace-ful people have...
November 24, 2015
“The one most frequently repeated command in the Bible is not “love your neighbor,” but...
November 23, 2015
Helping Black Lives Matter at the White Thanksgiving Table
Apparently, some people are hoping for Adele to come to their Thanksgiving dinner and soothe...
October 30, 2015
It’s been interesting watch the dialog about ethnic Halloween costumes go by on my Facebook...
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...
April 21, 2015
The Unitarian Universalist (UU) faith has taken the stand that “Advancing the human rights of...
January 20, 2015
Guest Blogger: Rev. Paul Beedle: Reflections: Selma
Today we welcome the Reverend Paul Beedle, parish minister for First Unitarian Universalist Church of...
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 09, 2014
A Prayer for Wonder Restored
What does is mean to be a people of wonder? This was the evening’s invitational...
December 09, 2014
Peace, Justice and the Wisdom to Know the Difference
It is advent, friends. At this time of year people often talk about the Kingdom...
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 20, 2014
Subjectivity, Existence, and the Stories We Tell Ourselves
All of us are born into a world we do not understand. All human beings...
November 11, 2014
In Flanders Fields by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae (1915) In Flanders fields the poppies blow...
July 22, 2014
Circle Round for Freedom
The opposite of liberal religion is not conservative religion. It is fundamentalism – the deep...
May 14, 2014
We’ve Come This Far…
For her 75th birthday, my Granny talked my dad, her 4th born son, into driving...
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 17, 2014
Pagans, Cheasters, and Nones: Easter and Open-Source Religion
This coming Easter morning, many people will rise and look east. Some will go to...
April 15, 2014
Earth: Our Deep Home Place
The Greater New Orleans Unitarian Universalist cluster gathered in an oak -filled park on Sunday...
February 25, 2014
It’s Carnival Time!
Al “Carnival Time” Johnson sings “it’s Carnival Time and everybody’s havin’ fun…” The twitter feed,...
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