…what I’m aiming to promote [is] — a universal spiritual oneness for all of us, welcoming to those who may be seeking refuge from a narrow sense of religion.
As liberal religions seek more honest dialogue about race, they bury themselves deeper into racial and ethnic groupings.
Originally posted on Peace Paul's Blog:
When we speak of Enlightenment, we often think of the Buddha sitting peacefully under the Bodhi Tree. This Buddha is ubiquitous; found in temples, religious murals, on home altars, and even in pop art. We forget, however, that the Buddha lived most of his life in public teaching,…
…over a year and four weeks, we have prevented the release of 8,250 kilograms of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
I came across that passage…as I was looking through resource material without a hint that I’d find a mention of a man I had wondered so much about, my father’s father.
I’m determined to spread as many more seeds as I can, in part because Thomas cannot.
…when I locked eyes with my silent ally, we became a tribe of two…
Rev. Roger Fritts to use Litany of Gratitude to honor Rev. Peter Morales.
Mel Pine’s “Litany of Gratitude” was removed from the Worship Web.
…history seems to be repeating itself with a President even weirder than Nixon and probably less principled, in a climate that seems more polarized.
Modern research and writing on racism focuses on its systemic nature, which can’t be denied. But I don’t know how to re-engineer a culture or redistribute its power. I do know how to break down walls and feel my oneness with all beings.
Mel Pine’s rebuttal to the charges of white racism that are coming his way.
…where this left me was as a crusader not for Jews, or for African-Americans, or for any one group, but for whoever is being oppressed.