Will we be in danger if we open? Danger.  This word stuck with me in a recent meeting with congregational leaders. I think it resonated with me so deeply because of all the moral implications of church being a danger…even a Unitarian Universalist one. As we discussed the prospect of re-opening as the coronavirus pandemic […]

Below is a link to the recorded worship for First Parish in Cambridge for Sunday, May 3.  Much of my work outside of supporting my congregation through this crisis has been involved with answering questions related to people experiencing homelessness.  Seeing the vulnerability of some of the people in our community has really exposed weaknesses […]

In the midst of a global pandemic and sweeping stay at home orders,  US gun sales and licensing are through the roof.  God bless America. In a country where there are already more guns than people, this is a sign of something extremely disturbing. It is a sign of sickness that over time has been […]

The night before Super Tuesday, Joe Biden wracked up a series of endorsements of former opponents that is remarkable.  Each one of them spoke to the return to civility and the reclaiming of the moral high ground that is absolutely necessary in our political world right now.  They also spoke of his proven track record […]

I have been intentionally silent through the Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump.  I wanted to see how it would play out.  I was also exhausted.  Exhausted by the rhetoric, by the continual tossing of the fact salad and the micro splicing of reality by the Trump team.  I was also exhausted by Democrats presenting an […]