The Oak King and the Holly King
A story for Yule in these times.
Here come the awkward holidays
There are people who say they love us, but who voted for someone whose policies and promises threaten us and our beloveds.
On becoming old-old
Living to be 87 is a surprise, and I’m finding that old-old is different than just plain old.
After a dying dad
‘Old life recomposes into new life, and we are not separate from this grand, inclusive, regenerative scheme.’
Painting celebrates Arkansas congregation’s fiftieth anniversary with a depiction of its Unitarian Universalist values.
Hope for the heartbroken
I am not alone, and I can choose to be kind and loving to people all around, who may be heartbroken too.
By ‘Amazing Grace’
lately I find / more of myself in other poets’ poems than in a mirror
Struck from on high
Weird stuff is gonna happen, and you might as well get used to it.
A need for divination
Divination—the art of receiving messages from the world of Spirit—is as old as any religion.
Fantasize together and wait
A really big decision defies visualization, because the choice itself changes who I will become.
Personal discovery within community
Where is your sanctuary in the midst of life’s catastrophes and chaos? How will you take the time to nurture your soul?
Varieties of religious discernment
Each of my communities of faith has valued listening to the part of ourselves that knows where and how to leap.