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March 09, 2013
…born and re-born again
“Love, yes, love your calling, for this holy and generous love will impart strength to...
March 03, 2013
Being and Doing, Work and Spiritual Practice
Last week I attended an interesting conference called Wisdom 2.0, about the convergence of technology...
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...
February 08, 2013
It is Carnival time in New Orleans! From now until Ash Wednesday, there will be...
January 25, 2013
Guns: Relationship Status: “It’s complicated.”
I first held a gun when I was eight years old. One of my uncles...
January 18, 2013
"You need not think alike to love alike." This was the wisdom of Francis David, spiritual...
January 11, 2013
We Are All In This Together
“If middle-class Americans do not feel threatened by the slow encroachment of the police state...
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 28, 2012
Love & Grief: Two Sides of the Same Coin
One night as the on-call hospital chaplain, I witnessed the end of three marriages, each...
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 15, 2012
The Day After Newtown: Finding Our Way
And so we wake up the morning after, and it wasn’t a dream. The children...
December 14, 2012
YOU GOT PEOPLE
You Got People This Public Service Announcement brought to you by a Unitarian Universalist minister...
November 30, 2012
"We are the people of abundance, people who have known suffering and will know suffering....
October 21, 2012
Truth be told, I don’t feel like writing a blog this morning. I just feel...
October 07, 2012
Thoughts on Death and Lasagna
Last night, as I lay dozing on the couch, I awakened with a start at...
September 25, 2012
A Grandson’s Rage
Politicians throw about plans for health care, Social Security, and Medicare as if they were...
September 24, 2012
Toward the end of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus says to those gathered, "Judge...
September 11, 2012
All In This Together
Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh teaches about something he calls interbeing. "If you are...
September 04, 2012
Run for Your Life!
I have always been fairly athletic, and I enjoy playing a good game that gets...
September 02, 2012
Friends: The Spice of Life
If most of our life consists of basic repetitive tasks that are simple and predictable—some...
August 25, 2012
Here in Minnesota, where I live, the State Fair is the main thing going on....
August 21, 2012
The Mean Season
Like many of you, I am already bemoaning the tone and tenor of the Presidential...
July 07, 2012
Going to the Movies
“What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build...
June 26, 2012
The New Face of Courage
Courage comes in many forms and it wears many faces. We often think of those...
June 24, 2012
Fear and Love at Tent City
There is a protest at Tent City tonight, the place where Sherriff Joe...
June 19, 2012
A few years ago, a member of my congregation with a background in science asked...
June 16, 2012
Improv to Improve
I recently participated in a church board of trustees’ retreat in which a congregant, Travis...
June 12, 2012
What Really Matters
I recently conducted a memorial service for a young woman who had taken her own...
June 10, 2012
“I didn’t say it was fair, I said it was the law.”
I asked my ex, my partner of almost twenty years from whom I separated three...
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