Lullabies for Our Children, Ourselves (sermon)

February 12, 2017 The Unitarian Society, East Brunswick, NJ   When my....


You Are the Sixth: The Five Smooth Stones of Liberal Religion (sermon)

The Unitarian Society East Brunswick, New Jersey January 22, 2017  Last....


Loving the Hell Out of the Cracks in the World (sermon)

The Unitarian Society, East Brunswick, NJ In the sermon I spent all day....


The Wait. The Weight. The Waiting.

In my household, the past several weeks have been dubbed, "The Wait." No,....


Blessing for a Pastoral Care Program

The blessing for this work is inspired by the poem, Kindness, by Naomi Shihab....


Everything Possible: On the Fluidity of Humanity (sermon)

First Parish Church of Groton October 11, 2015 Karen G. Johnston, Candidate....


Water Ingathering at First Parish

At the start of the new UU church year – typically the Sunday after Labor Day....


Tonglen: Enough. For Now.

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


Blessing of the Backpacks — A Mini Primer

Such a brilliant idea: a Blessing of the Backpacks. I first encountered it in....


Inherent Worth & Dignity and (Possibly) Defending Clarence Thomas (reblogged)

While at the national (with some international flavors, as well) gathering of....