Dear Members and Friends, It’s Giving Tuesday, a day when we are encouraged to give to those organizations that live out our values. Because a Holiday Appeal will be forthcoming on behalf of UU Westport, I’m not asking that you respond to this message. Instead, I want to acknowledge how challenging it can be to […]
My heart is moved by all I cannot save: so much has been destroyed. I have to cast my lot with those who age after age, perversely, with no extraordinary power, reconstitute the world.
To do for yourself the best that you have it in you to do — to grit your teeth and clench your fists in order to survive the world at its harshest and worst— is by that very act, to be unable to let something be done for you and in you that is more […]
may the tide that is entering even now the lip of our understanding carry you out beyond the face of fear may you kiss the wind then turn from it certain that it will love your back may you open your eyes to water water waving forever and may you in your innocence sail through […]
I am America — Take me away and you’ve removed a dream You’ve taken hope away — A vision and a promise. I am not the country. The country is carefully curled up in me. I am America, the dream that gave birth to a nation, To become a country among the nations of the […]
With passion pray. With passion work. With passion make love. With passion eat and drink and dance and play. Why look like a dead fish in this ocean of God?