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.
Creations: Concert classical guitar
Instinct, experience, and aesthetic judgment play a crucial role.
‘Leather mosaic’ medallions honor the religions of the world
Dianna Thornhill Miller, working with her late husband and with her son, makes stylized medallions honoring the world’s religious diversity.
Committing to love and hope
A black UU and her mostly white church grow and change together, and challenge one another.
Our life’s ultimate meaning
‘Salvation’ isn’t a word Unitarian Universalists use much anymore.
The disturbing inbreaking of inconvenient truth
When I try to detour around the promptings of the Holy, I inevitably get busted.
Transforming a vandal’s cinderblock.
Be open to resurrection
We need to be open to resurrection—looking up, not down; listening, not stopping up our ears; feeling deeply rather than numbing ourselves with the daily routine.
Arguments in the margins
It was precisely my emergent humanist belief that equipped me to face what seemed a death sentence.
Piecing myself back together
There’s a fine line between medicine and poison, powerlessness and agency.
A gym for the soul
A covenant group is like a gym for the soul, an oasis in the desert.
Translucent alabaster captures the spirit of fire.