[Put on Red Sox hat] For those listening to the podcast, I started this sermon about faith development by donning a Boston Red Sox hat. It was a powerful symbol of devotion in my family growing up. We started going to a UU congregation when I was seven years old, but by that point, I […]

The Living Tradition

At this week’s General Assembly in Columbus, Ohio, there was a moment where I found myself absorbed by the sight of the thousands of people streaming through the corridors of the Greater Columbus Convention Center and I fantasized that it was a human river, a river with a far distant origin and purpose and we […]

Kids ask parents over 300 questions a day. Every two minutes 36 seconds, on average. 105,120 questions a year. That’s the finding of a recent survey in Britain involving 1000 moms with children between ages two and ten. Can you believe it? (I can hear weary voices out there agreeing….) Questions like, “Why is water […]

Early Personal Reflections Jonathan: I beat Rev. Makar in a game of table tennis this week, so I get to go first…it only took me three tries! Someone asked me this year as I was getting ready to step into my new role as Minister of Lifelong Learning and Growth: Why is UU RE important […]