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Existentialism 101

It’s been said that the iconic dress of the existentialist is the black turtleneck.

Let’s go with that.

Imagine that one of the most famous existentialists of them all, Jean-Paul Sartre, is here with us. 2,464 more words

Sermons And Homilies

The Gospel of RuPaul

If you think that drag is just about a man wearing false eyelashes and a pussycat wig, or it’s just a woman wearing a pair of glued-on sideburns and an Elvis jumpsuit, then you have not heard the Gospel of RuPaul. 2,123 more words

Sermons And Homilies


When I was a college senior, I met the woman I would be married to for many years. It was not easy going. I was still very early in my process of just beginning to understand my birth family circumstances, just beginning to name it as dysfunction and trauma, just beginning to start the journey of recovery. 2,223 more words

Sermons And Homilies

Paradox of Tolerance

“Christian, Jew, Muslim, shaman, Zoroastrian, stone, ground, mountain, river, each has a secret way of being with the mystery, unique and not to be judged.” The immortal poet Rumi says that, and in so doing, he is at one with our Unitarian Universalist heart. 2,455 more words

Sermons And Homilies

America is facing an Identity Crisis

25 And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand. 1,430 more words

Bible References

Turning Loneliness Around

Several years ago, writer Adam Gopnik of The New Yorker shared the story of his four-year-old daughter’s imaginary friend. A very concerning story, because this was no usual childhood playmate who shares toys and dutifully takes orders. 2,004 more words

Sermons And Homilies

How to Curate Human Potential

You might have heard that the great Muhammad Ali died this past Friday at the age of 74 years. This was a man who, besides being the world heavyweight boxing champion three times, transformed what it meant to be a sports hero. 2,018 more words

Sermons And Homilies