Loss, poetry, and the ballast of faith
My UU faith—and my parents’ lived examples—informed my thinking about living and dying, sustaining and influencing me more than I realized.
‘Illegal’ immigrants & legal inhumanity
who are we the people to keep people / from cropping the ‘amber waves of grain’
Shirley, Goodness and Mercy
‘The more I worked with it, the more I liked the idea of God’s grace as three sweet teenagers following me around.’
UU values on display in three recent films
A documentary about LGBTQ immigrants, a documentary about progressive religion in Oklahoma, and an animated short film about refugees have Unitarian Universalist connections.
‘Birds represent the glorious continuation of their extinct dinosaur ancestors.’
Gratitude for beginners
Book to note: ‘Goodness Gracious: A Gratitude Book for Children.’
Artful space in Spokane
Many artful touches make the building and grounds of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane memorable.
‘It is time now’
Worship highlights from the UUA General Assembly in Spokane, Washington.
Time to dance
We need to stop banishing embodiment from our worship.
The invisible woman
‘You said it was for the best if my soul remained hidden. . . . I believed you for a time.’
Painting is a spiritual practice and a life coach
What delights me in watercolor is ‘the moment of magic,’ when water touches pigment and flows with a transparent life of its own.