Interfaith as a Pagan: an Introduction

A lot of interfaith events are structured around the three most common monotheistic faiths especially here in the United States where the overwhelming majority of our population is Christian. In this introduction to my Interfaith as a Pagan series, I give an overview of the topics I’ll be covering and why they’re important to consider both if you’re attending an interfaith event and if you’re organizing one. [Read more…]

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Interfaith Harmony Month Notes

This is the busiest time of the year for Interfaith Partners of South Carolina.  The governor made her proclamation for the third year in a row naming January S.C. Interfaith Harmony Month.  Then the first full week of February is World Interfaith Harmony Week, a project of the United Nations.  Here in S.C., we have [Read More…]

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An End to a Faith-full Life

We so often hear stories of situations where the different religions of the world exist in conflict with one another. But at that moment, in that church, surrounded by family and friends, I was reminded that, while we might be climbing different mountains, we are still human. We live, we laugh, we grieve, and we mourn together. [Read more…]

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Making Peace in 2015

What difference does interfaith involvement really make? Those of us who have been involved in the movement for LGBT rights for several decades well know the power of relationships in dissolving harmful ideology. [Read more…]

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Here’s One We All Share

Dua, hail and welcome, light and life and understanding. May we tonight make use of the nurturing dark to listen for wisdom, to plan for the year ahead, to ponder the mysteries of forgiveness and peace. May we welcome the sun in the morning with joy, with new resolve to create our world in its image of unyielding, unwavering love. [Read more…]

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The Spirit of the Season

Midwinter celebrations have been a part of human life for thousands of years, well back into pre-history. The ability to hold multiple meanings for our seasonal celebrations is not a finite thing where my celebration takes away from another. Our ability to find spiritually meaningful ways to mark the winter holidays is infinite. [Read more…]

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Hometown Pilgrimage – 2014

Every year the Interfaith Mission Service (IMS) here in Huntsville sponsors a Hometown Pilgrimage with the express purpose of celebrating and embracing the religious diversity of the City of Huntsville. This year’s Hometown Pilgrimage is co-sponsored by the University of Alabama-Huntsville Office of Diversity and the City of Huntsville’s Office of Multicultural Affairs. The Hometown [Read More…]

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What We All Want

Yes, we are the same as human beings, but we are also different, and in the sacred space of our friendship, I honor our differences, even celebrate them, and I expect you to acknowledge them, too. Furthermore, you are safe with me. I no more think less of you for being different than I expect you to think of me. We have this privilege because we live in a democracy. [Read more…]

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