Monthly Archives: August 2012

“When people are manipulated with guilt…”

“When people are manipulated with guilt and fear, when they are told that if they don’t do certain things they’ll be illegitimate, judged, condemned, sent to hell forever – that’s violence. It doesn’t matter what spiritual language is used or … Continue reading

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I’m starting a new series here, called simply “Sermons I Like”. There are so many great sermons out there, both UU and otherwise, and part of my spiritual practice is to read or listen to others’ sermons. Not that I … Continue reading

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Charles Peguy was a very devout but non-churchgoing Roman Catholic, thoroughly socialist, French nationalist poet. For those not instantly turned off by one or more of these descriptors, you might enjoy his gorgeous meditation on hope.

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This summer, I’ve been pondering a quest

This summer, I’ve been pondering a question of deep theological significance: the possible existence of Santa Claus. August may seem like an odd month for such matters. I probably wouldn’t be thinking about this at all if I did a … Continue reading

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