Category Archives: Mind/Body/Spirit

The New Year Fairy

It happened while I was driving home on New Year’s Eve.  The sun hadn’t shown its face all day, and after months of not-quite-winter weather, Minneapolis was blessing us with freezing rain-slush-snow on the last day of 2011, and temperatures … Continue reading

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Homeless: A Story

Much to my own bemusement, I spent this morning trying to track down a homeless veteran in my car. Let me explain. I spent last night (December 8, 2011) in Plymouth, Minnesota sleeping outdoors in a box.  (I use the … Continue reading

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The Moral Imperative

At my seminary, there has been much discussion surrounding the situation at Penn State—understandable, considering that I’m in a class called “Christian Ethics.”  While there is no question that sodomizing ten-year-old at-risk boys is utterly reprehensible and unforgiveable, the matter … 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,

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A Quest, the Fall, and Perceiving Grace

After the customary greetings, a fellow Unitarian Universalist seminary student and I began talking about “the fall” as an upcoming sermon topic at Groveland UU Fellowship, where I am interning this year. Now, in Unitarian Universalism, it’s much more common … Continue reading

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ROLFing for Joy

A couple of years ago, I ran across an informational pamphlet about Rolfing.  For a type of physical treatment that has such a ridiculous name, it sure held a lot of promise.  I have been wanting to see a Rolfer … Continue reading

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