Tag Archives: Social Change

When We Go Together: On Fear and Courage at the Border

We are not afraid. We are not afraid. We will march for liberation Because we know why we were made.* As our group of interfaith leaders came nearer to the line of Border Patrol agents on Monday, all while singing … Continue reading

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Letting go for the Long Haul – New Year’s Eve 2017

I need to start with a confession:  I’m not sure I’ve ever been more ready for the change to a new year.  I know it’s arbitrary, this one day.  I know, I say every Sunday – each day is a new … 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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The Clock of the World (theology of social witness post 1)

For the next few months, I will be participating in a small group of UU ministers across the country who will be reflecting on the theological grounding of our work for social change and our ministry of social witness.  The … Continue reading

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What Is Required of Us

Readings 1. Martin Luther King, Jr. from “The Role of the Church in Facing the Nation’s Chief Moral Dilemma,” 1957 Our ultimate end must be reconciliation; the end must be redemption; the end must be the creation of the beloved … 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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Top Ten Stories for All Unitarian Universalists – Stories 4-6

Continuing to reveal 10 stories I wish every Unitarian Universalist knew….here are stories 4 – 6.  Story 4.  The Winds of Hope – The Story of John Murray, adapted by the Rev. Barbara Palmer from the version found in Tapestry … Continue reading

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