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April 04, 2017
In the Name of Love
There has been a lot to process in the Unitarian Universalist world over the past...
December 24, 2015
A Christmas Conversation
“What do you want for Christmas?” I asked my soul. No response. “No, really, it’s...
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...
August 18, 2015
In times of grief and struggle, remember, friends
March 31, 2015
a love poem for a holy week
Happiness is this moment alive in the sunshine knowing I am Loved.
February 11, 2015
Is Sex Necessary?
My colleagues in Unitarian Universalist ministry are blogging this month under the hashtag #SexUUality. Sex...
September 08, 2014
Blessings from Heaven
This past weekend I had the chance to do one of my favorite things. Presiding...
February 12, 2014
I could be wrong, but I rather suspect that Valentine’s Day is the most widely...
February 07, 2014
I have fallen a bit behind. I had high hopes this year of completing the...
January 26, 2014
Worthy to be Entrusted
(Today, I preached at the ordination of a new minister in my denomination, Unitarian Universalism....
September 08, 2013
Season of Forgiveness
Reflecting on his experience as a prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials, the International Military Tribunal...
September 01, 2013
A Month of Weddings
Yesterday closed out August, the first month of marriage equality in Minnesota. Fittingly, I saw...
August 24, 2013
Today I am going to try and live into the simplicity and struggle of this...
August 21, 2013
Perhaps you have heard about Antoinette Tuff, who this week single-handedly prevented a massacre at...
August 07, 2013
Forty Seven Weddings and a Funeral
It’s been almost a week now, but I’m still internalizing the seismic change taking place...
March 27, 2013
Before the Court
As I write, the Supreme Court is just finishing up oral arguments on the Defense...
March 09, 2013
…born and re-born again
“Love, yes, love your calling, for this holy and generous love will impart strength to...
February 13, 2013
Kinds of Love
Happy Valentine’s Day. If, you know, that’s your thing. If you happen to be one...
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...
November 30, 2012
"We are the people of abundance, people who have known suffering and will know suffering....
November 01, 2012
I am a Unitarian Universalist who believes deeply that salvation is an inherent aspect of...
October 22, 2012
We Do Not Fear People Whose Stories We Know…
Back before the Twin Towers fell and the Pentagon was attacked by plane, before there...
October 10, 2012
The Connection of Church and State
I am a big fan of the separation of church and state. I do not...
September 04, 2012
Run for Your Life!
I have always been fairly athletic, and I enjoy playing a good game that gets...
August 28, 2012
Hating Hateful Haters
Last week, advertisements began appearing at commuter train stations in the county where I live...
July 12, 2012
Being Good for Nothing
I suppose I shouldn’t have said anything. But letting these things slide is, shall we...
June 24, 2012
Fear and Love at Tent City
There is a protest at Tent City tonight, the place where Sherriff Joe...
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