Category Archives: Writings

Some Good Advice

[I wrote this story for the opening worship of the Unitarian Universalist Minsiters Association 2105 Ministry Days in Portland, OR]           Jesse stepped out onto the stoop, headed towards the street. Destination? Not sure. Anywhere different would be OK. Why? … Continue reading

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Towards Abundance

Dear Ones: Our ministry theme for October is abundance. I’ve been struggling to find my footing with this term. I’m mindful of the notion that abundance is a matter of perspective. That is, if you view life as a competition … Continue reading

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Pastor in Chief

I am a bit skittish about posting this piece. While I write about my involvement in legislative advocacy and social justice work quite a bit, it is rare for me to write about actual politicians, parties or political campaigns. I … Continue reading

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Foster the People (Acoustic)

I know next to nothing about this band, Foster the People. But I’ve been hearing their song, “Pumped Up Kicks,” on the radio for months. My kids love it. They can’t stop singing it. Check out an acoustic version. Bookmark on … Continue reading

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Immigration Law Is An Inhumane Overreach

[I wrote the following op ed for the Hartford Courant on July 25th, 2010] After praying long and hard, I have decided to go to Phoenix to add my voice to the growing chorus of protest against Arizona’s tough new immigration … Continue reading

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Sprawl Supports Segregation

[I co-wrote the following op ed for the Hartford Courant with Ann Pratt on November 27,2005. At the time, Ms. Pratt was the Lead Organizer of the Greater Hartford Interfaith Coalition for Equity and Justice.] The Hartford Courant’s Oct. 9 … Continue reading

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