Tomorrow Comes, Tomorrow Comes, and We Shall All Be Free Rev. Anthony Makar Nov. 20, 2016 What Americans commonly call the “First Thanksgiving” was observed by the Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation, sometime between Sept. 21 and Nov. 11, 1621. Out of the hundred folks who came over on the Mayflower, fifty had survived to […]

ARE WE OUTRAGED YET? Rev. Anthony Makar “In outrage we trust”: put that on the dollar. We say we hate the incivility, so why the popularity, 47 million daily drinking it in, superconcentrated vinegar of some doomsday fearmongerer and it’s coming at us from all sides: They are vampires, and they are trying to suck […]

Bill Moyers: On Faith & Reason – Pema Chödrön | PBS Late in Siddhartha Gautama’s ministry, around 450 years before the common era, when India was on fire with his liberating message, people would come to him asking NOT who are you? NOT what’s your name, your origin, your ancestry? But WHAT are you? In […]

Let’s start this sermon in the Birmingham Jail, with Dr. King. It’s 1963, and he’s talking to his white jailers. “[W]e got down one day,” he says, “to talk about where they lived, and how much they were earning. And when those brothers told me what they were earning, I said, ‘Now, you know what? […]

It’s been said that the iconic dress of the existentialist is the black turtleneck Let’s go with that. Imagine that one of the most famous existentialists of them all, Jean-Paul Sartre, is here with us. Wearing the black turtleneck (perhaps a French beret), he’s only five feet high. He’s round-shouldered, with downturned lips, big ears, […]