Faith for the unbeliever
More than an adherence to a belief system, faith is an orientation to life.
Photography as a meditation.
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?’