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Prayer on the First Anniversary of Michael Brown’s Death

May the words of our mouths and the meditations of all of our hearts contribute to peace and justice in this world.  I invite you at the end of each passage to speak these words in unison: We bear witness. … Continue reading

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The Complaint Department is Open (for a Limited Time): Lessons from Job of the Bible (sermon)

preached today at Unitarian Universalist Church of Pittsfield, MA Reading One: Excerpts from Messengers of God by Elie Wiesel, chapter on Job Once upon a time…When? Nobody knows. His name is mentioned by Ezekiel in passing, along with those of … Continue reading

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Not Crying on Sundays: On Job and Your Heart (sermon)

Reading: Excerpt from Introduction to Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman “This is what you shall do; Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and … Continue reading

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Not Crying on Sundays: On Job & Your Heart (sermon – audio)

Today’s sermon was the second of two I preached this summer at Village Church in Cummington with the Greenwood Music Camp.  This means that there were 70-ish high schoolers in the congregation, contributing their musical talents through instrumental performance and … Continue reading

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