A Thousand Years from Now

Maybe this reality is a hundred years away, maybe a thousand, but I fully believe that the work we are doing now as interfaith clergy and laity is the foundation upon which future generations can build such thriving cultures that are rich and valuable members of the local and global communities. [Read more…]

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Does your Religion Make You Happy?

I’ve often said that if your religion isn’t making you happy, you’re doing it wrong. Religion, in my reckoning, should contribute to your happiness. Real, lasting happiness has, in my experience, stemmed from being in the world in a more skillful way, and my religion helps me do that. [Read more…]

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Patriotism

For me, Justice isn’t just a good idea. Her sisters are Order and Peace, daughters of Themis and Zeus. Perhaps Liberty is another sister and Columbia a young cousin. While my religious belief more than touches on the civic parts of life, reverence for Justice, Order, Peace, and Liberty means a government that is not led by the principles of a single religion– not even mine. [Read more…]

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