Posted on November 6th, 2022
From Zarathustra's Gathas, with a good amount of editing on my part (for clarity):
Both the Lord (secular) and the Leader (religious) are to be chosen because of their ethical character. These two choices should be made with clear thinking, so that th...
Posted on June 24th, 2022
I’ve been on an autobiography kick lately, or rather binging biographical documentaries. I’m fascinated by people’s lives, famous or otherwise, but famous people tend to get the attention.
As we in America stand at the crossroads of modernity/democra...
Posted on June 2nd, 2022
Today begins Pride Month and it is especially relevant this year, as SCOTUS prepares to destroy foundational support of human rights, as hate-fueled monsters massacre innocents to satisfy their gun-lust, and America is struggling to remain a modern dem...
Posted on May 16th, 2022
Black bodies are not targets.
Black people are not pawns in your scheme for power and profit.
Black children are not sacrifices to your new Moloch.
Black lives are human lives, and are sacred.
Racism, and all other forms of oppression and viole...
Posted on May 10th, 2022
…I think that each of us will be fully human only when we recognize the full Alive-ness of all Creation, and act on that recognition, when we learn to "speak to that of God in Everything," and to humbly admit our dependence upon that great Web we call ...
Posted on May 1st, 2022
One of my early memories involved making little baskets out of paper or plastic cups, with pipe cleaner handles. My mother and I would make them, fill them with little pieces of candy and maybe a trinket then we’d top them off with picked flowers from...
Posted on February 22nd, 2022
During this most unpleasant liturgical season, Pandemic Time, I have become even more of a TV series consumer than before. Which is saying something.
I've watched all of Downton Abbey, Succession, and I'm caught up with Golden Age. Something I've noti...
Posted on September 11th, 2021
Eternal Spirit, who gives wisdom, show us how much of what we pray for in the world about us is waiting to be found within ourselves. A. Powell Davies
I'm writing this on the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. I'm tired-tired o...
Posted on August 30th, 2021
We Bring Our Troubles
We bring before You, O God: The troubles and perils of people and nations,
The sighings of the sick,
The sorrows of the bereaved,
The necessities of strangers,
The helplessness of the weak,
The despondency of the weary,
Posted on August 18th, 2021
On Monday President Biden addressed concerns about his decision to end the American military operations in Afghanistan.
Twenty years, and 2 trillion dollars later and the Taliban is back in charge.
The internet is full of people who are suddenly bot...