Though the question is familiar, it has taken on a new urgency as the effects of climate change become clearer.
Speaker: Rev. Rod Richards
We welcome you here, saying that you are accepted just as you are…and then we encourage your (and our own) “transformation.” So which is it?
It began as a misspoken phrase by a lawyer for then-President Donald Trump, but the phrase (quite apart from its original context) has stayed with me. How would we go about inciting resurrection?
What should we bring on the journey? Reflections on the story of liberation contained in Exodus as the Jewish celebration of Passover begins.
In the search for truth and meaning, we claim as one of our Sources: Humanist teachings which “which counsel us to heed the guidance of reason and the results of science, and warn us against idolatries of the mind and spirit.”
If we are truly committed to a more inclusive society, then we need to also be committed to making room.
Beloved. It’s an interesting word, right? Is it different than “loved”? Is it just more formal? And how does it connect with “Community”?
I’ve always been intrigued by this provocative title of a song by Joy Division. Lately, I’ve been wondering how this shows up in our world. Does love, in being a threat to current systems, appear threatening to some? Is love, in being a challenge to … read more.
What lessons might a virus teach us about creating beloved community?
It is difficult to open myself to opposing–or even alternative–viewpoints when I know that I’m right. And yet, I must support what I believe is right when confronting what is wrong…right? How do we balance compassionate listening with courageous conviction?