Solar Energy — Day 365

…over a year and four weeks, we have prevented the release of 8,250 kilograms of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Throwing Seeds

I’m determined to spread as many more seeds as I can, in part because Thomas cannot.

Just the Facts

Mel Pine’s “Litany of Gratitude” was removed from the Worship Web.

Dear Leslie Mac:

Mel Pine’s rebuttal to the charges of white racism that are coming his way.

My White Privilege

…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.

Apology

I apologize for the pain my post yesterday has awakened in so many. I hope they can believe me when I say that my objections to the charge to the interim presidents of the Unitarian Universalist Association would have been greater if it mandated the removal of all hiring goals before the new president takes…

TrUUmpism – Sermon – March 19, 2017

TrUUmpism. Yes, that’s a controversial sermon title, but, no, this is not a political sermon. It’s a fresh way of looking at the divisions in the country and what those divisions may teach us as Americans and as Unitarian Universalists.

Reflection on Election, with Compassion

But most of all the election result has called into question my own eyes of compassion and commitment to the inherent worth and dignity of every person. I failed to see how fearful and angry were so many of my fellow Americans.

Listen…

I voted today. I wish I could say I was proud of it. Much has been written about this election. There’s nothing I can add about that, but maybe there’s something to say about my vote. I realized this morning that I was voting out of fear rather than hope. My Buddhist practice leans heavily…

The Buddha Was Engaged with the World

Originally posted on Peace Paul's Blog:
Recently I read “In Search of Buddha’s Daughters” by Christine Toomey. It is a collection of interviews with, and accounts of, Buddhist nuns – many of them on the leading edge of reform. These are stories of strong women taking courageous stands against oppressive, often abusive, patriarchal institutions.…