Tag Archives: Beloved Community

Race & Power: Then & Now (sermon)

The Unitarian Society, East Brunswick, NJ October 27, 2019 Fisticuffs.[i] Violent shoving. Spitting in the face. Name calling. In June, I preached on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion, what is commonly understood as the start of the gay … Continue reading

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be * LOVE * d (sermon)

The Unitarian Society, East Brunswick, NJ February 5, 2017 (written text does not match delivered sermon exactly) Our Time For All Ages story: click here. Our reading: click here. We all want to be loved. We — likely all people … Continue reading

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Weaving Stories of Beloved Community: Part II (sermon)

The Unitarian Society of East Brunswick May 8 2016 Let me begin in gratitude. Gratitude to be with you again. Gratitude for breath. For the presence of my spouse again among you, but not my daughter, who is home in … Continue reading

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Weaving Stories of Beloved Community – Part I (sermon)

Let me begin with gratitude. Gratitude for this moment, for this breath. Gratitude to finally be here with you. Let me speak gratitude for the many kindnesses and gestures of generosity that have been already extended to me and to … Continue reading

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A Bridge, Not a Wedge: Why I am Going to the March on Washington Tomorrow

Our job is to use love, anger, and imagination to show where to go, and laughter to keep us alive while we get there.  And we must not use laughter to make us endure what courage can change.  Mab Segrest … Continue reading

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