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Spiritual But Not Religious, Really?

I meet so many young adults who are “spiritual but not religious.” What does that mean? It is like saying I love coffee but I don’t drink it. 547 more words


Oh, Hello Again!

Yes, it’s been that long. Yes, I’ve been seemingly quiet, but no such thing in real life. Soon to follow is my latest report, but first I want to share a significant part of the soundtrack to the work I’ve been composing, including last night’s (as I prepare to work again). 474 more words

Spiritual but not religious, revisited

The Rev. Lillian Daniel, who is so often wise and measured, kicked up a duststorm on the internet a few years ago among people who think about spirituality, religion, and the communities that make them possible, when she published… 897 more words

Unitarian Universalism

Kingdom Challenges

Sermon for the 4th Sunday After Epiphany, B, Feb 1, 2015 on Mark 1:21-28

Mark 1:21-28

They went to Capernaum; and when the sabbath came, he entered the synagogue and taught.

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Building belonging

How do we build a sense of belonging? Today’s column is the fourth of a six-part series about belonging and engagement as individuals and as a parish. 630 more words


A Fleshy Fellowship: Thoughts on Religion vs. Relationship

Much has been said in recent years about the ever-growing group of people who shuck off traditional religion and identify as “spiritual but not religious” (SBNR.) Assumptions are easily made on every side of the issue, with accusations of everything from vanity to legalism being thrown around. 483 more words


Spiritual Awakening

I’m not a big fan of the idea that the awakening has to happen at one moment. Because it may looks like it happens to somebody at one moment but before this moment there was a lot of work. 1,632 more words