Humility. Humble. Humiliate. Humus. That last word is not the good, golden stuff make from chick peas! (that’s hummus). Humus is the starting place for a discussion on humility. We have talked
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WHAT DO WOMEN WANT? Rev. Kit Ketcham, March 11, 2018 Not long before he died, Dr. Sigmund Freud reportedly said “ The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet
This is the manuscript of the sermon I preached today at Universalist National Memorial Church. The texts, from the Revised Common Lectionary are Ephesians 2:1-10 and John 3:14-21. Grace Alone Thank y
On knowing ourselves and setting limits.
200 years ago, in 1818, a slave girl by the name of Harriet Jacobs was born. Her father’s widely known and respected skill as a carpenter earned him unusual privileges and he and his wife were able to
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All some people seem to want is a vague and trite spirituality that makes them feel good and tells them everything’s going to be OK whether it really is or not. But if you want a deep spiritual practi
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Please join us on Sunday (11 March 2018) at 11:00 AM for “The Spirit of Change” by Omari Ho-Sang. March is Women’s History Month and it also marks a community-wide month-long celebration of women. Fo
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There is no 9:15 AM adult religious education class on Sunday (11 March 2018). We are taking a break between religious education pillars and make the daylight savings time change easier on all of us.
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A colleague, whom I consider a front-line soldier in the fight for racial justice, asked a question on Facebook and tagged me. I needed a minute to contemplate her important question. Here it is: "Loo
On March 24, kids and families will take to the streets of Washington DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today. A
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Yesterday, I looked out a window and saw a turkey in the driveway. When I went on the deck to get a closer look, it flew up to the maple tree in our neighbors yard. But then I looked up and discover
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By hermeneutics, I understand the ability to listen to the other in the belief that he [sic] could be right. — from a 1996 interview with Hans-Georg Gadamer, “Die Welt als Speigelkabinett: Zum 350. Ge
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I will write more about this after next week, but wanted to give some initial thoughts here. In today’s New York Times there is an in-depth article exploring the exodus of African Americans from heavi
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When the sun rises on the day after a snow storm, there is so much beauty everywhere. The light, the lines of branches highlighted in white and gold, the patterns… and the songs of birds, which don’t
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I'd love to be able to give to everyone who asks me, and I can't. Here's what I try to do: bless the money I give, and also bless the requests I cannot fund even though I wish I could.
Our hosts chatted with Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons from First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn about her new book No Other Gods: The Politics of the Ten Commandments. You can find out more about N