Monthly Archives: February 2011

Love Language

It was a cold and snowy day.  Temperatures in St. Paul, Minnesota were hovering just above zero, which was enough to make all my extremities numb even before my mother and I completed the walk from our cars to the … Continue reading

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National Standing on the Side of Love Day

The shooter was a disgruntled trucker who had lost his job and his marriage, and he blamed liberal theology for ruining his life.  He fed his mind with books whose titles read: “Liberalism is a Mental Disorder,” and “Winning the … Continue reading

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Standing on the Side of Love – Sneak Preview

As I am preparing tomorrow’s service for Groveland Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, I have found a wide variety of music and readings that I would like to include. (Granted, I may not be able to fit all of them into one … Continue reading

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One thing we’re told when preparing to preach is that you have to maintain an appropriate emotional distance between yourself and your subject.  You don’t want to be too distant, because if you don’t care about your topic, why should … Continue reading

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One Cause

The deeper I live into this world, With watercolored layers, my Beloved reveals Herself to me: Her mountainous shoulders washed with rain,

Posted in Mind/Body/Spirit, Poetry | 2 Comments