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What Is a Pilgrimage, Anyway?

When I first suggested that our youth trip to the 2012 UU General Assembly in Phoenix, Arizona be called a “pilgrimage,” I’ll admit I had to figuratively gird up my loins to even say that word in public — and, no less, … Continue reading

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Charge to the Pilgrims

Charge to the Pilgrims The youth were asked to assemble in front of the pulpit, facing the congregation as these words were read to them.  Following the charge, we performed a Laying On of Hands ceremony, where the youth were … Continue reading

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103 Days: Waiting in the Dark

Greetings, dear reader.  It has been 103 days since our protests and arrests in Phoenix on July 29th—the same number of days that the people of Phoenix held vigil on the capitol steps between the date SB1070 was signed into … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions….

I promised you, dear reader, that I would update when I knew more specifics about what was going on with the legal side of our actions down in Phoenix back in July.  I will admit that I have had new … Continue reading

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Storm Rising in Phoenix

A storm is brewing here in Phoenix.  I didn’t realize that Arizona had a monsoon season, but apparently this is it.  Mornings dawn bright, hot, and clear, and then all afternoon the clouds gather and build, releasing lightning and thunder … Continue reading

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Phoenix Landing

Justice work isn’t just about the giant leaps; opportunities to serve justice come up quite unexpectedly sometimes, and all it takes is the courage to speak a few words with love. After my last post, I checked out of my … Continue reading

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