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Sharp Shards Glistening (a poem for Kristallnacht, 2012)

Broken glass littering the streets; sharps shards in the cold November morning, a thin layer of frost, wet now, glistening as the sun rises on cities and towns in shock at what has happened, cities and towns embarrassed at inhumanity, … Continue reading

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P.E.A.C.E. — Christopher D. Sims and Rev. Josh Pawelek

More from Christopher D. Sims in worship at UUS:E on November 11th, 2012. (For background on Chris’ trip to CT, go here.) Chris and I co-wrote the final poem for morning worship. It is entitled P.E.A.C.E. I will post the … Continue reading

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UniverSouLove

This weekend spoken word artist Christopher D. Sims, aka UniverSouLove, will visit the Unitarian Universalist Society: East in Manchester, CT. Chris is a friend of mine from Rockford, Illinois. We’ve connected over the years through antiracism work within the Unitarian Universalist Association. We’ve … Continue reading

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Meditation on the Coming of the Summer Solstice (Quoting Sarah Dan Jones*)

Once again earth’s northern face gazes directly at the sun. The summer solstice is upon us, the longest span of daylight through the course of the year. May we rejoice. May we rejoice in the great, ongoing cycles of planets … Continue reading

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Spring’s Wet Mornings

May ongoing spring inspire us. May beautiful spring days and nights move in us: move in our hearts, move in our minds, move in our hands the way the gods and goddesses are rumored to do from time to time. May beautiful … Continue reading

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October 22nd Town Hall Meeting on Jobs

Hartford Communities that Care, Just Peace, and a host of other community partners have organized a town hall meeting and jobs fair at Phillips Metropolitan CME Church, 2500 Main St., North Hartford, CT.  The event takes place on Saturday, October 22, from … Continue reading

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