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  • I will die? Wait, what?

    Do you remember the first time you realized that you would die? It happened to me when I was in my 20’s. Why? I don’t know but it caused such a rush of adrenaline that I spent the next few minutes in panic mode. Facing this ultimate, unchangeable fact is an emotional and spiritual challenge […]

  • The morphing of a blog

    Words from Warren started out as thoughts on marriage. Then there was the election of a President who, with his marriages, flaunts disfunction as a virtue. Besides, what do I know about marriage that you don’t already know from your own experience? Most importantly, only you and your mate have that exact relationship. The rest […]

  • We can do it…so let’s do it!

    I have a coverless, water-stained copy of an Unitarian Universalist meditation from when I served as an interim minister in that denomination in the early eighties. It is  73 Voices Chris Raible and Ed Darling, Editors. (Check out the UUA Bookstore for a whole list.) Today I share one of my very favorite pages. Assurance   -John Corrado […]

  • Is there a dating site for Neo-Nazis? What percentage of white are you?

    -Europeans -Normies -Red Pilling What do you think of when you see these terms? If they are not familiar to you turn on your podcast app. Friday, August 18th’s episode of the New York Times podcast The Daily is an eye opener (an ear alert?) An “investigative reporter” lurks in some white supremacy chat rooms. What he heard […]

  • Lying Hillary

    Ever since that night in November as we watched the results of the 2016 Presidential election roll in, I have often almost cried that Hillary Rodham Clinton was not elected. She said once:  “To every little girl who dreams big, I say: Yes, you can be anything you want–even President.” And then this country allowed […]

  • Wedding readings that tell your story

    Wedding readings that tell your story  Author Cindy Dumont To create a beautiful and powerful wedding ceremony, your wedding officiant will strive to weave together your past, present, and future as a couple. A collection of just the right words, placed in just the right order, tells the story of who you are, touching the […]

  • The time for resistance is upon us

    If you think President Trump is a joke, you are right. He is also a dangerous ignoramus. We cannot let him have our country. We refuse to be a fascist dictatorship. Does that sound like extreme hyperbole? It isn’t. The danger of this President is as serious as that. Suppose you were a patriotic German […]

  • I Am the Woman With the Hemorrhage: Identifying With Biblical Healing Stories

    I Am the Woman With the Hemorrhage: Identifying With Biblical Healing Stories

    Originally posted on Michelle L. Torigian:
    On June 29, 2017, I stood on the lawn of the US Capitol and spoke for approximately 15 minutes as part of a 24-hour interfaith vigil for healthcare.  Below are my remarks. ***** I am the New Testament woman with the hemorrhage. Over 13 years ago, I was diagnosed…

  • A “Repeat Day” Prayer

    Originally posted on Michelle L. Torigian:
    God of all eras and places, Of all dittos, agains, redoes, duplicates, and echoes, We want to celebrate the best of times over and over. From the richest pieces of chocolate cake, To the extravagant vacations we’ve been on, And from the times we’ve fallen in love or to the liveliest parties…

  • The Disturbing Story of King Ahasuerus

    Originally posted on Michelle L. Torigian:
    Wikimedia Commons Once upon a time, there was a king who ruled over many provinces.  His name was King Ahasuerus.  While he was on his throne in the Citadel of Susa, he threw a tremendous party.  The palace was decorated in marble, silver, various colors of stones and, of…