Tag Archives: Covenant

Past as Prologue

There was a time in my ministry here where I felt like every meeting or gathering I was in, I found myself saying “well that’s a can of worms.”  It got so common that at a certain point I just … Continue reading

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Pass It On – on faith formation & mentorship

Teacher Parker Palmer calls the place where we begin muttering miserable, unrepeatable things at the radio, or at our social media feed – that place that many of us are way too familiar with these days – he calls it … Continue reading

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Every Tool, a Weapon

Audio Podcast of this sermon available here.  Video shown before the sermon: Fox News Interview with college senior about inclusive language campaign at University of Michigan  By now, you’ve probably heard the audio, though you likely wish you hadn’t. The latest … Continue reading

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The Fierce Urgency of Now

Many of you reading this will have recently heard the news that the remaining viable candidate for the Republican nominee for President is the same one who said a few months ago that he was “calling for a total and complete … Continue reading

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Bound in – and Blind to – the Blessing

The exercise actually read, “Blind to the Blessing,” but that’s not what I read.  I had been scanning through this month’s Soul Matters Packet, on Blessing, looking for inspiration for this month’s services and programs, when I read – or rather misread – these … Continue reading

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goodness, despair, and imagination (theology of social witness – post 2)

Last week, we met once again for a small group reflecting on the theological ground of our witness for social change.  This time we were tasked with choosing one piece from the meditations and prayers section of the UU hymnal that reflects our … Continue reading

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All This, and More, Final Candidating Sermon

Final sermon for candidating for senior minister, foothills unitarian church, November 15, 2015 Listen to this sermon here. Reading: Now I Become Myself by May Sarton  Sermon: All This, and More “What would you say to those who aren’t sure … Continue reading

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