Category Archives: Worship and Spirituality

Poetry and Public Prayer

We Americans are once again in a full-throated struggle over the viability of our republican institutions of constitutional government. The would-be despot our founders feared has indeed seized administrative control of our national government while the party he commandeered knuckles … Continue reading

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Holy Darkness

As we move to the end of the season of Lent and into the Holy Week between Palm Sunday and Easter, I want to share with you two panels that Sylvia has created to enhance our worship at our home … Continue reading

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Interfaith Peace Conference 2018: Some Reflections

Last weekend we took part in the ninth Lake Junaluska Interfaith Peace Conference. The political convulsions of the last few years led to the theme of “Meeting the Other — Can We Talk?” Keynote speakers drawing on traditions in Judaism, … Continue reading

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Galactic Sipapu

I hear that every spiral galaxy             has only one black hole, an eye to look into the nothing             that contains the light of stars too vast to count,             the memory of the energy released to birth a … Continue reading

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