Coming Out: a Practice of Love

Coming Out: a Practice of Love
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I woke up this morning to the news that the years and years of hope and activism for marriage equality has been supported by a majority of US Supreme Court judges. Unitarian Universalists, 5000 of whom are gathered at the UU General Assembly, are celebrating. I was...
Holy City

Holy City
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We have a race problem in this country. We have a race problem in this country. This morning many of us woke to learn there has been a terrorist shooting at Emanuel AME Church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. Emanuel, meaning “God with Us.” (Is God...
Superpowers Anyone?

Superpowers Anyone?
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If you could choose a superpower, what would it be? I’ve been considering this since I listened to “Superpowers,” an episode of This American Life in which John Hodgman conducts an informal survey asking “Which is better: The power of flight or the power of...
Caring Across Generations

Caring Across Generations
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My Dad has stomach cancer and decided to end aggressive chemo and radiation treatments which made him feel even sicker and depleted his agency, his ability even to talk with me and my sibs long distance over the phone. So I’m headed there in a couple days. To...
Devotee

Devotee
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Last Wednesday I had the great privilege of hearing Adrienne Maree Brown speak at this event, “Octavia’s Brood Tour in Boston: Black to the Future,” hosted by the brilliant Boston-based organizers Intelligent Mischief. I hope a future post will be a...