Monthly Archives: January 2015

(Sermon) “How to Do UU”

(While I wrote this sermon explicitly for my fellow Unitarian Universalists, I think it may speak equally well to all people who try to join with others to seek meaning and make a better world.) “How to Do UU” I … Continue reading

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Hamlet in Haiku – nifty new cover!

My book, “Hamlet in Haiku: the Bard’s Masterpiece Retold in five-seven-five”, now has a cool new cover. The art is by the great Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). http://www.amazon.com/Hamlet-Haiku-Masterpiece-Retold-five-seven-five-ebook/dp/B00PHKD0BE

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Your Monday blessing: snow day!

May blessings come into your life like snow, Drawing eyes to wonder, Melting on various tongues, Urging warmth and comfort to turn inward, to the heart. May the drops of heaven connect you to the living and the dead, Burying … Continue reading

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Your Monday blessing: for Martin Luther King day

It is easy to see a threat or a statistic or a shadow or a foreigner or a project or a failure or the help or a demon we see these things as easily as breathing we can see them … Continue reading

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Your Monday blessing: The Pact

I’ll make a pact with you: Today we make the world more beautiful. Let us compose epics from the diner straws, And draw breath as our gang sign. The sky is full of pictures that can teach us Monday afternoon. … Continue reading

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Deal with God

Deal with God Sometimes I offer to make a deal with God. “I’ll tell you about my resistance to prayer,” I say, “If you’ll explain the Holocaust.” God declines to comment, and the lawyers make their prepared statements on his … Continue reading

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How to Be Spiritual

A link to another essay of mine…a simple essay with the rather grandiose title “How to be Spiritual”… https://medium.com/@bobjanisdillon/how-to-be-spiritual-ebd8686ecffb

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