- Ordination Message
- A Cry From the Depths
- Your Spiritual Journey: A Straight Line or a Series of Circles?
- Holy Week and Politics
- What Does It Mean To Be An American?
- Looking For Light
- A New Year: Walking With God
- When Government Believed in the People: the WPA
- Is The End Nigh?
- Endings and Beginnings
- A Surreal Time
- The Triumph of the Feminine in Shakespeare
- The First Will Be Last
- The Eye of the Storm
- The Courage to Live
Category Archives: Peace and Justice
It was politics as usual in Jerusalem during that first Holy Week. The echoes with contemporary politics are striking. Take, for instance, the dialogue between Jesus and the governor, Pontius Pilate, described in John’s Gospel chapter 19. 1. The wealthy … Continue reading
Below is the text of a recent letter my wife Jean and I sent to the editor of our local newspaper, the Sun Chronicle, occasioned by President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. For those who like to … Continue reading
In the wise, charming and funny movie, You Can’t Take It with You (1938 Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director, Frank Capra), there’s a conversation on a park bench between Alice Sycamore (played by Jean Arthur) and Tony … Continue reading
Jean and I attended the Women’s March in Boston last Saturday, one of 600+ marches worldwide, to promote a very different vision than that of President Trump. It was exciting to be part of a crowd of 175,000 people, women, … Continue reading
Here are some practices from the contemplative tradition which you may find helpful (and which I have been using) to cope with the shock of the recent election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. Try meditation as … Continue reading
All the usual expressions of grief that pour out during a tragedy seem very inadequate as responses to the massacre at the Pulse Nightclub, a haven for the LGBTQ community in Orlando, Florida. Last year at this time it was an … Continue reading