Anti-Racism Part 2

We’re stuck in Christian original sin, according to Thandeka, and groping for Salvation. But confessing our supposed sins will not get us anywhere helpful.

A Look Back at a Bloody Arrest

I realized just a few days ago that I am writing this blog, melsmouth.com, not just for me, but for my son Thomas as well. He died June 1 in a skateboarding accident at the age of 29. He was a thinker and a writer who had not yet found a niche and an audience,…

Why Do Black Lives Matter?

The dispute seems stupid though if you ask yourself why black lives matter. Black lives matter because all lives matter, and yes there is no doubt that our history way beyond slavery has failed to recognize that.

What Lives Matter? – A sermon by Rev. Dr. Marlin Lavanhar – YouTube

We Unitarian Universalists drive people away from our congregations by adopting a cause or phrase du jour and demonizing anyone who is not ready to adopt it. Currently, it’s “Black Lives Matter.” This sermon by the Rev. Dr. Marlin Lavanhar does a stellar job of explaining why the phrase, and the movement, are important, without…