Posts Tagged ‘Faith in Action’

How Can I Know I Am Growing?

It’s just like what happens in Flatland. You are a square, a circle, a triangle, and what you know is how to scurry about doing your flat business in your flat world. You know left-right and you know forward-back. What you DON’T know—what you can’t even imagine—is up-down. Until a sphere comes, crashes your life. […]

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Unitarian Universalist Faith

“Stand by this faith,” says Olympia Brown.  She was speaking of the Universalist faith, which she was ordained into in 1863. “Stand by this faith,” we can still say today, speaking of a Unitarian Universalist faith that in many ways has changed, yet in many ways has remained the same since Rev. Brown’s time. One […]

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Robert Fulghum’s Faith

He has a lullaby voice and a great booming laugh. He carries a French horn case instead of a briefcase. At motels he sometimes registers as “representing” Mother Earth or the Cutting Edge of Reality. If a Seventh Day Adventist comes to the door, he whips out his stopwatch and says “O.K., but I get […]

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From Selma to Ferguson

  50 years ago yesterday, a march on behalf of voting rights made national news. ABC interrupted its Sunday night movie, “Judgment at Nuremberg,” to air 15 minutes of uninterrupted footage of a sort of brutality truly worthy of Nazi Germany. But happening on American soil. Selma, Alabama. Nonviolent protesters were attempting to cross […]

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Spiritual But Not Religious

A friend was telling me recently about her experience with one of those on-line dating sites.  The sites consist of profiles of people that you can look at to see if the people interest you, and these profiles contain of lots of information about the people, including religion.  My friend said that by far the […]

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