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Monday, August 10, 2015

The story of Jesus calming the storm (Mark 4:36-41) is a pretty well known one. Crossing the Sea of Galilee after a long day preaching to the crowds, Jesus falls asleep in the stern of the boat. As they travel across the sea, a storm comes up and the disciples fear they will drown. Frightened, they awaken Jesus who stands up and commands the...

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

So great to be back after two wonderful weeks of rest and rejuvenation. The first week was spent as guest minister at Unity of Chautauqua at the Chautauqua Institution in New York. This was an experience that is truly hard to describe. It was like stepping into a Norman Rockwell painting and then discovering a world where one could freely...

Monday, June 29, 2015

Vacation, when I was a child meant packing up the Crown Victoria and heading “up north.” Along the way we would stop at a little oasis called a Roadside Park. Here travelers could stretch their legs, enjoy a picnic lunch and rest for the next leg of the journey.On one particular trip my dad had purchased a transistor radio and was enthralled...

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

From time to time, as a Unity minister I have heard Unity accused of being polytheistic, a belief in many gods, based on our belief that God is present everywhere; as much as in the sky as in the earth, as much in the sun as in the moon, and as much in the transcendent realm as within each and every one of us.

This is not polytheism....

Monday, June 1, 2015

Like evolution, expansion is a constant and ongoing process. The universe is expanding.  Humankind and human consciousness continually evolve and expand. Our concept of God has expanded over time, from an early image of a judgmental, transcendent creator to a loving father to an all-pervading presence in which we live, move and have being. And...

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

I couldn't help but think of Tiny Tim strumming his c and crooning out Tiptoe Through The Tulips as I watched my cat "Shadow" tip toeing across our new rug. After 30 years we replaced our worn and outdated oriental rug with a new plush, modern rug. It is delicious to walk on and has given us reason to remove our shoes at the door again.

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