Emptying my shoe
I can’t imagine where I’d be had I not found my Unitarian Universalist congregation.
Encaustic and wax painting: figure and landscape.
Ministry and the literacy of being human
If my role as an educator is my ministry, then every act of education is my prayer.
Poem: Benediction for the heavy heart
Breathe. For yourself. For each other.
Of course I’m racist
Unlike many Unitarian Universalists, I was brought up openly racist. I’ve made progress, and I still have a long way to go.
For appropriate seasonal seediness
We are all dependent on seeds, literally and metaphorically.
Divinity within each person
Pagan and Earth-centered traditions in Unitarian Universalism.
Creation: Fibonacci chalice
Poem: I mourn for Walter Scott
‘a man much like myself’
The discipline of forgiveness
It’s gotten so that if I call a loved one during that period of ten days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, they’ll just ask, ‘Is this the phone call?’
The essence of spiritual activism
Hope and compassion can be a critical part of political and spiritual resistance for Unitarian Universalists.
Flowers on the altar
Arranging flowers is a form of moving meditation.