Monthly Archives: September 2011

On Waiting

As I write, we are waiting for the birth of our second grandbaby. I will admit to a little self-centered wish that he would have arrived today so that we could share a birthday. I also want him to arrive … Continue reading

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Greeting the Stranger

Yesterday I attended a helpful community workshop on immigration and tonight the congregation participated in the wonderful interfaith “Celebrations of Peace” at Lake Eola (Orlando’s downtown).   On this eve of the 10th Anniversary of 9/11, I am thinking about hospitality  … Continue reading

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Sorry You Are Feeling Cranky

I have just spent a wonderful week with a three and a half year old.  I don’t do this every week so it is a special treat and a reminder of how lovable, imaginative, and, oh yes, energetic they can … Continue reading

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Spiritual but Not Religious – Perspectives

What an interesting couple of days! Last Thursday’s blog entry Spiritual But Not Religious got a lot of traffic, in part because it was shared a lot on Facebook (though Facebook declines to indicate who shared it).  It was also … Continue reading

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Spiritual but Not Religious

In the last 24 hours, at least three of my Unitarian Universalist clergy Facebook friends have posted a snarky little article deriding people who say they are “spiritual but not religious.” It is by a United Church of Christ minister. … Continue reading

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