Reverence Road

The Summer Day Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean- the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the one who is eating sugar out of my hand, who is moving her jaws back and Read more…

Reverence Road, April 2016

This month, I head to the renowned Middle Project/Revolutionary Love anti-racism conference 2016. This year, the conference notes declare: “Our nation is in a crisis. Though there is only one race — the human race — racism is a construct with lethal consequences. People die while in its custody. Racism has annihilated Read more…

Reverence Road December 2015

The end is nigh. That’s the theme for this month. It’s a little different than the December focus in other years. Most often, as a religious leader, I spend time walking us through the rich pageantry of the world’s darkness and light celebrations and observations. This year, though, I feel Read more…

Reverence Road November 2015

Sexuality is one of the ways that we become enlightened, actually, because it leads us to self-knowledge. Alice Walker In November, our theme is Self, Sexuality, and UU. As people of faith, it’s essential that we have an integrated approach to our lives – one that incorporates our bodies, health, Read more…

Reverence Road September 2015

Big, wonderful Wyoming. Where the great plains meet the Rocky Mountains – a land of profound national treasure, rich in natural resources that both enrich and endanger the state. There is a wideness, too, in the people of Wyoming. It usually comes gets expressed with a kind-hearted willingness to lend Read more…