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January 21, 2014
[More king cakes than you can imagine and only two weeks into Epiphany, I am...
January 16, 2014
A Gift, A Letter, and a Drowning Man: The Legacy of “Letter from Birmingham Jail”
There’s an old Zen story that does like this: Once there was a great...
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 23, 2013
Is This Christmas, Mama?
Every time we say “Christmas,” our little one points at the Christmas tree. The period...
December 20, 2013
Beauty of the Season? Really?
I did not plan to write this post. In fact, I had intended to write...
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 12, 2013
Another Reason for the Season
There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons – That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral...
December 09, 2013
I grew up on the western edge of the Eastern Standard time zone. That means...
December 06, 2013
The Pragmatic Believer
This time of year also fills me with a number of conflicting emotions. As someone...
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....
October 03, 2013
Swimming in the Christian Waters (or: Beware, You May be a Humanist)
Let’s say you find yourself living in, oh, let’s say the United States. It’s a...
May 08, 2013
For Mother’s Day
What will you be doing for Mother’s Day? I confess it’s never been a big...
March 02, 2013
“Keep fresh before me the moments of my High Resolve, that in fair weather or...
February 13, 2013
Kinds of Love
Happy Valentine’s Day. If, you know, that’s your thing. If you happen to be one...
January 04, 2013
Sunday, January 6th, marks the celebration of Epiphany – a.k.a. Twelfth Night, Three Kings Day, la...
December 30, 2012
What a Day for a Daydream!
It turns out I’m not as good at daydreaming as I used to be. When...
December 24, 2012
For So the Children Come
For each child that’s born A morning star rises and sings to the universe who...
December 14, 2012
YOU GOT PEOPLE
You Got People This Public Service Announcement brought to you by a Unitarian Universalist minister...
October 08, 2012
In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue... So began the ditty that most...
July 17, 2012
More, More, More!
As a New Yorker, I should be accustomed to the fact that the annual Fourth...
July 03, 2012
Looking Back to Look Forward
Last week, the Unitarian Universalist Association became only the second national religious body to repudiate...
June 20, 2012
It’s always felt a little strange to me that summer begins at the solstice, the...
June 02, 2012
This year marks the ninetieth anniversary of the founding of what is known today as...
May 22, 2012
In her best-selling Hunger Games trilogy, Suzanne Collins imagines a world of the future—a dystopian...
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