2005… I’m 31. Finally I am diagnosed with bipolar disorder and I go on medication. Medication that stopped the voices I had heard all my life that I thought were just a part of being human and struggl
I will be preaching at the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia on April 8, 2018!
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I am excited to announce that I will be preaching at First Parish Cambridge this coming Sunday (November 12, 2017)!
The past few weeks have been...full. Filled with the sorrow and questions emergent from another mass shooting and the inability of leaders’ articulation to talk about masculinity, white supremacy and
Some of you may know about the Second Day project. I had never heard of it until today, when I learned that a dear clergy friend of mine let folks know that she’s writing for the SALT blog about her o
Stories suffering suicide
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By Lynn Hall: Last month, the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) released the results of their annual member survey, and the statistics regarding military sexual assault were, as always,
Politics and Current Events Biography and Memoir Feminism, Gender, and Sexuality Caged Eyes Helen Benedict Lynn Hall The Lonely Soldier
In second grade, I understood why God approved of Samson burning the fields of the Philistines, but I couldn't understand why he approved of Samson doing that by setting fire to the tails of foxes. Th
A Prayer for the World By Amy Petrie Shaw For all who die in war We lift up our hearts For all who live in suffering in the aftermath of violence We lift up our hearts For all … Continue readin
Christopher L. Walton Andrews, who led the UU Service Committee since July 2016, is leaving to start a human rights advocacy group focused on the Rohingya of Burma.
The United Nation’s climate negotiations are underway here at the Conference of the Parties (“COP23”) in Bonn, Germany. As the global community drafts roadmaps for achieving goals set in the […] The p
Witches, part 2 By the fall of 1692, people in Salem were beginning to come to a semblance of their senses. Many were questioning the sheer number of accusations – finding it improbable they could hav
I have finally figured out this week why the words “I never meant to hurt you” are so infuriating and frustrating. (I’m a slow learner!) “I never meant to hurt you” or its close cousin, “I never meant
Mind of the Minister
University Press Week runs each year in November and was first established by President Jimmy Carter in 1978 to recognize “the impact, both here and abroad, of American university presses on culture a
For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood Chris Emdin
The Big Questions of Life call us to step beyond the immediacy of our day to day lives and to think about deeper matters. They ask us to live our lives consciously and intentionally. And sooner or lat
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