Dear America, How Ya Been?

Dear America, How Ya Been? is a sermon delivered at South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society December 2018 about my love for the dream of liberty, welcome and respect of individuality that I find at the heart of America and having the hard political conversations to cross the divides we have…

When is an apology not an apology?

When you clearly don’t intend to do anything to make amends: HTTP://WWW.DAILYKOS.COM/STORY/2012/02/03/1061450/-LAZY-MEDIA-REPORTS-KOMEN-FOUNDATION-DECISION-AS-REVERSAL-IT-ISNT?VIA=BLOG_1 Hey world.  When you “apologize” it is supposed to mean that you feel remorse, and that you would like to make amends.  Not that you’re scared people are angry and you want them to stop being angry. *sigh*

5: The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large;

I am going to take today’s news to reflect on this principle, because news today demonstrates why we live with such commitment to this principle.  Yes, it is hard to organize our congregations democratically.  It can be hard for individual members of our communities to remain educated and informed enough…