Tonglen: Enough. For Now.

I met Doris* as she lay in a bed on the pulmonary unit to which I had been....


Coming to the Pond: Surrender & Prayer (sermon)

Unitarian Society of Northampton & Florence August 9, 2015 (The Mary....


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....


Prayer for Children Reclaiming Structures Meant for Climbing

This is a summer scene along the Harborway in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It both....


From Halifax to Havana and Back Again

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On the 150th Anniversary of Juneteenth: In the Shadow of Mother Emmanuel AME

[caption id="attachment_3676" align="alignright" width="357"] photo by Chuck....


Hummingbird: A True Story in Two Parts (II)

Part II: We Do Not Fear Change, But We Do Feel Loss (Click here for Part....


Hummingbird: A True Story in Two Parts (I)

Part I: Wide Open Before the Animal Blessing worship began, before we....


A Litany of Blessings (for Tori Jameson)

(At my current seminary, Andover Newton Theological School, it is tradition....


Prayer for This Day – May 3, 2015

For church this morning at First Parish Church of Groton, I wrote the pastoral....