Category: Reflection

Feeling Awkward?

…and it was a joyful day because a new minister, Abbey Tennis was officiating for the first time. My family and I are indebted to Abbey for her lesson that day. I wish I had a copy of her sermon. I will do my best to recapture the concept that both Mara and I remember and have shared with others and now with you…

In the Other Shoes

If we’re willing to stand in another person’s shoes, just for a moment, we might understand them a little bit better.


As part of an exercise devised by my daughter Amy called

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Seeking to be More Understanding of Others

Back in March, the UU World magazine published an article that was harmful to trans people in the UU movement. Last weekend, we spend some time learning more about this controversy, and how we can be more understanding, respectful, and welcoming to people who are … read more.

Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry author of the drama, A Raisin in the Sun, had a background in Chicago as an African American. Her drama parallels a true episode from her life.

Summer in New York

Attempting to forget the past, “the world is wrong. You can’t put the past behind you. It’s buried in you; it has turned your flesh into its own cupboards. Not everything you remember is useful, but it all comes from the world to be stored … read more.