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1 May 2016: A sermon about love when everything's falling apart.

Text: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13

Today’s text is likely a familiar one to you: “the Love passage.”  The language is beautiful, sounds pleasing to the ear, and you’ve probably heard it read at a wedding or two, whether it was a religious ceremony or not.  900 more words

Sermons & Preaching

David Brooks recants (and the case for the Mandatory Minimum Income)

As we covered before, both left and right are stuck.


And the mandarins on the right, seeing that a Trump candidacy is going to happen, are finally facing up to their ‘stuckedness’. 854 more words


If Not Trump, What?

This Op-Ed might be titled “The Awakening of David Brooks”.  It is an important Op-Ed for all of us to read.

David Brooks APRIL 29, 2016… 833 more words

David Brooks and his gruesome moments

Still in the throes of a nervous breakdown, David Brooks returns to the NYT op-ed page to find all gods dead, all wars fought, all faiths in man shaken: 479 more words

The Moral Bucket List

This article by New York Times columnist David Brooks is more than a year old, but it is a powerful essay about people we all know who are able to see beyond themselves, and achieve a certain grace and contentment through good works. 196 more words

TED talk: Should you live for your resume...or your eulogy?

From TEDtalk.com:

Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love — the values that make for a great eulogy. 29 more words


Cyber attack on Bernie FB pages the night before five primaries

April 25, 2016 by Barbara With

Tonight on the eve of five primary elections, many Bernie Sanders Facebook pages are being systematically attacked and likely closed down by operatives working on behalf of Hillary Clinton’s campaign. 375 more words