Ticks and Brown Tail Moths

Posted on 01 Sep 2016
The most famous statue in the world, Michelangelo's David, is in trouble. Specifically, according to Sam Anderson of the New York Times, David has serious ankle trouble.
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Seeds, Part One

Posted on 21 Feb 2016
Last October, I attended the Parliament of the World's Religions. Held every few years in locations all around the world, this time the Parliament was in Salt Lake City.
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Bittersweet

Posted on 07 Feb 2016
There is a small stand of trees – mostly pines – to one side of our house. Nestled higgledy-piggledy amidst the pines are three small fir trees about so high.
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Making a World of Difference

Posted on 16 Aug 2015
I want to begin by asking you to imagine you are planning a dinner party for the most special people in your life.
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Starting to Get a Little Nervous

Posted on 12 Apr 2015
Each August my family vacations for two weeks in a cabin on Mount Desert Island.... We explore the back roads on bikes, and one early morning I set out on my own.
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Compassion II

Posted on 23 Mar 2015
Late in the week, after the terrorist attacks in Paris, this sermon took a radical departure from what I had planned. I have become tired, so very bone-weary tired, of a world that answers hatred and violence with more hatred and violence, escalating hatred and violence. There has to be another
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Reproductive Justice Redux

Posted on 15 Mar 2015
I grew up in the middle class. Despite a few economic downturns here and there, I have pretty much stayed there my entire life.
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Compassion III

Posted on 10 Mar 2015
This is my third sermon in a four-part series about compassion. Today I want to think about a great example of making a different choice. Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama. What role did compassion play in the events of that day?
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Tree of Life

Posted on 01 Mar 2015
I have inherited a number of quilts, some of them from my grandmother, who pieced worn out pajamas, dresses, and shirts into designs to warm her family.
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