Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.

Courageous Love

In my life, the earliest example I remember of what I would call courageous love was from Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen. Archbishop Hunthausen was the Archbishop of Seattle from when I was born until I was 15. Since I grew up, … Continue reading

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Harden Not Your Heart

Audio Podcast available here.   MLK Service 1/15/17 “Harden Not Your Heart” You might remember a few weeks ago I spoke about my momentary anxiety around how you all would react to the signs that we put out on Drake. … Continue reading

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Being present in abnormal times

You are not abnormal.  You are having a normal response to abnormal circumstances.  I’ve said this sentence a hundred times in my care with and for congregants who were dealing with difficult times.  It is normal that you are struggling … Continue reading

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Waking Up – Sermon 11/13/2016

Audio podcast of this sermon is available here. Reading – For a Time Such As This by Jake Morrill Sermon  As a part of our monthly theme, this Sunday, we were supposed to explore the question: when in your life … 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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Expectations, and Resistance

There are things I wish I didn’t expect.  Like, this not being the last time that news of a heavily-armed man taking aim at a vulnerable group of people, injuring many, killing a few, breaks through an otherwise joy-filled day … Continue reading

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Belinda Carlisle and the Beloved Community – Jagged Rocks Post #3

Hanging on a banner in the sanctuary of First Unitarian Society of Denver, is the bold claim:  “Salvation in THIS Life.” This is how this rock began.  I don’t know for certain if it was Nancy Bowen or Mike Morran … Continue reading

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