Tag Archives: Grief

What Does the World Require of Us? (Revisited for Pawel Jura)

  Our congregation is in mourning after learning of the death, Tuesday, of our beloved, former Music Director, Pawel Jura. In speaking yesterday with the Rev. Jennifer Brooks, senior interim minister of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, VA, I … Continue reading

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“On Point” appearance – December 12, 2013

I was deeply honored to be invited to appear on “On Point” with Tom Ashbrook for a show entitled “Remembering the Newtown Tragedy, One Year Later.”  Listen to the show here. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post share via Reddit … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Challenge of Newtown

I had the great honor of being invited to participate in this dialogue on the spiritual challenges of the Newtown massacre on National Public Radio’s “On Point.” Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share … Continue reading

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Meditation on the Coming of Autumn

O sing Hallelujah, for now is indeed a time for turning, a time of transition. Autumn comes this week. Summer vacation stretches out behind us; children are back in school. Here and there among the green leaves on branches of … Continue reading

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Transitions

There’s a reading in our hymnal entitled, “Change Alone is Unchanging.”[1] It’s attributed to the ancient Greek philosopher, Heraklietos, also known as the weeping philosopher. “In searching for the truth,” he says, “be ready for the unexpected. Change alone is … Continue reading

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