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Glistening Gauzy Threads: Pluralism –> Renewal

I just can’t help it, y’all: For me, summer starts on June 1. So on this last day ofMay, I see us teeter-tottering on the threshold between the seasons. In a moment,with just one more push up from the ground, … Continue reading

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Return Again: Born and Reborn Again

I wrote this poem in an attempt to describe my experience many years ago while hiking the Kilauea crater on The Big Island in Hawaii, and then walking the rocky shore many miles away where the lava drips into the … Continue reading

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The Labyrinth: A Holy Place

When our heart is in a holy place, When our heart is in a holy place We are blessed with love and amazing grace, When our heart is in a holy place. ~ hymn lyrics by Joyce Poley One of … Continue reading

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Journeys: Transformative Journeys

Barbados, like all Caribbean destinations, is extraordinarily naturally beautiful.  The landscape, the beaches, the sea – all breathtaking.  Twenty-one years ago I had occasion to travel there for a professional assignment, and, although I didn’t realize it at the time, … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis: Transforming Community

During a workshop at a recent gathering of Unitarian Universalists, those present were asked to articulate their dream for the world.  I summed up my dream in two words: Radical Relatedness. I dream of a world in which people are radically related … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis: From ‘I Am’ to ‘We Are’

Things are not always as they seem. Transformation might involve seeing things from a different perspective – stepping away from what you are to see what you will become… I am sitting in IHOP, wanting to work on a very … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis: Reactions

Throw some baking soda on some vinegar: explosive bubbles!  The opposites – alkaline and acid – combine with each other and cause a reaction that changes the make up of the substances involved.  If the alkaline and acid are equal … Continue reading

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