And the subject was “Battle Hymn of the Republic”…

Months ago, my Unitarian Universalist minister asked a bunch of us to provide meaningful songs on which she could base sermons throughout the year. Mine, as it happens, was the subject of today’s service. I chose (off the top of my head) the Battle Hymn of the Republic. A few weeks ago, she followed up with a Read More …

Attempting to see the forest…

Last weekend I attended a Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Dinner. It’s an annual event held by congregations across the country, as a chance to get to know people from the congregation and to share entertainment, conversation and good food. During the conversation at dinner, the subject of race came up. The conversation drifted to discussing how Read More …

On the 25th Annual National Coming Out Day…

On the 25th Annual National Coming Out Day

As a Unitarian Universalist, I am proud to be a member of a Welcoming Congregation. I am a Straight Ally and I support Marriage Equality and the affirmation of rights for all people, regardless of, well, anything that might be considered a reason to discriminate.

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On the subject of Easter and some of the things I’ve heard…

It’s been a long time since I waxed philosophical. I guess Spring brings it out of me. First, before I get to the discussion, I want to repost the UU Principles, because I’m going to come back to them in a bit. If you don’t read them now, you might want to go back and Read More …

I just got this in email from another list I’m on…

Snopes debunked this junk in 2006 here: https://www.snopes.com/politics/religion/capital.asp DID YOU KNOW? As you walk up the steps to the building which houses the U.S. Supreme Court you can see near the top of the building a carving of the world’s law givers. Each figure is facing toward the middle figure, who is seated and facing Read More …