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May 30, 2017
The Bodhisattva of Hee Haw
Growing up, my sister and I were briefly minor celebrities to insomniacs across Appalachia. What...
April 04, 2017
In the Name of Love
There has been a lot to process in the Unitarian Universalist world over the past...
March 14, 2017
Shine on! Faithful living in a breakable world
I spend a lot my time and life energy organizing with the New Orleans community...
March 07, 2017
RESIST and REJOICE!
I want to take this moment to rejoice with you that we are not alone,...
January 31, 2017
Blessing the Organizers
Beloveds, thank you for showing up. We sing: organize, organize, organize We bear witness to...
January 16, 2017
America’s deadly theological crisis
My special holiday guest blogger is Rev. Jim Foti, assistant minister at the congregation I...
December 06, 2016
It has been over two decades now, but I still remember being assigned A Feminist...
November 15, 2016
Be about that loving and justice-making
Dear friends, I wrote the post below on the 10 year commemoration of Hurricane Katrina...
November 09, 2016
After the Election
Dear Ones, I expect, like me, you feel as if you had gotten the news...
October 25, 2016
how we spend our lives…
Back before we became adult adults, my younger sister and I would call each other...
October 18, 2016
Public Service Reminder
“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” - Annie...
September 27, 2016
How Can You Say You Love Me?
The Rabbi Jeffrey Summit [of Tufts Hillel] tells a Hasidic story of the rabbi who...
September 22, 2016
Hand Me A Pickaxe, Please! I Need Hope!
I’ve been thinking lately about despair and hope, especially for people like me who live...
September 21, 2016
Last night I watched the powerful Ken Burns documentary Defying the Nazis: The Sharp’s War...
September 20, 2016
Dear Friends, Happy Autumn! On day one of my summer break a dear friend recommended...
July 12, 2016
Black Lives Matter more than White Fear
Black Lives Matter. Black Lives Matter. In Louisiana In Minnesota In Texas Black Lives Matter....
June 28, 2016
You should start a meme, they said…
June 16, 2016
Orlando: God herself Is Inconsolable
When I was coming out as a young lesbian, back in the late 70s and...
June 13, 2016
Profile of a Murderer
Don’t get me wrong. I am not generally a fan of profiling. I find it...
May 18, 2016
Explicitly Black UU Healing Spaces: Spiritual Compassion Practice at GA 2016
[A note of gratitude and a heart full of appreciation to the Rev. Carlton Elliot...
April 14, 2016
Y’all Means All: Veto a Bad Bill
Dear Governor Haslam, This week, the State Legislature sent you a bill to legalize discrimination...
April 12, 2016
A spiritual responsibility for a moral tomorrow
In case the not so subtle nuances and coded language around race and class that are...
April 05, 2016
Letter to the Editor
Louisiana is the most incarcerated place in the world. Let's truly sit with that for...
March 22, 2016
Holy Work in this Holy Week
As the Christian world grieves and celebrates the Passion of Christ during this Holy Week,...
March 15, 2016
The Grace of Learning
In life, there are many things we can learn from other people. And there are...
March 08, 2016
Guarding the Family Treasure
This week, I'm spending three days in Georgetown, DC, as part of the post-graduate program...
February 27, 2016
Leading from the Airship
This week's New Yorker had an article about the resurgence of airships. Sure, we've seen blimps...
February 26, 2016
Omnipotence Paradox: What’s the Real Question?
In Divinity School, it became clear early on that I'm much more a pastor than...
February 25, 2016
Self-Differentiation in 3 Puzzle Pieces
Systems thinking is not like memorizing the periodic table. It's like learning how to play violin....
February 16, 2016
The heartwork of coming alive
“Under all the harsh noise of the world coming in on us, this is how...
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