Monthly Archives: June 2013

Bending Towards Justice

The famous phrase used by Rev. Martin Luther King about the arc of the universe being long, but bending towards justice came partially true today with the decision by the US Supreme Court to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act … Continue reading

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Juneteenth and Moral Mondays

In North Carolina, a broad coalition of religious and lay leaders have organized what they have called “Moral Mondays” protesting recent state cuts to social services funding.  Last Monday, 1,400 demonstrators turned up and about 400 were arrested. The governor … Continue reading

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Interfaith Leadership in Action

Last Saturday, I attended an interfaith clergy event at the Pasadena First AME Church, “Justice Not Jails.”  JNJ is a focused justice action program challenging mass incarceration in California.  One local effort is committed to removing the criminal history check-box … Continue reading

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Sleep Tight and Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite

When I was little, I said a prayer every night.  I would kneel beside my bed and say the prayer many of you know “Now I lay me down to sleep ….”  And then I would get into bed and … Continue reading

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Called by Interdependence

This Sunday I will be finishing my two-year internship at Neighborhood Church and moving on to the next stage of my journey for UU fellowship and ordination. I am so thankful for all my experiences at Neighborhood and for all … Continue reading

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Goodbyes and Hellos

Some years ago, I read an article that claimed that the job of our children was to push our buttons and leave us, that only by leaning, or shoving, up against limits do they learn what is right and wrong, … Continue reading

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