For 1500 years the Gospel of Mary disappeared, but as anthropologists have pieced together 3 discovered fragments, (half of the Gospel) a conversation between Mary Magdalene and Jesus emerges that gives new meaning to resurrection and how to find “the child of humanity within.” … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Jill Cowie
In ancient Buddhist literature, worldly miracles are often accompanied by the brilliance of birds as beings that abide in perfect “emptiness” or what Thich Nhat Hanh refers to as “inter-being”, the sense of being empty of a separate self. Join us for a celebration … read more.
John O’Donnell writes “And when this ends we will emerge, shyly and then all at once, dazed, longhaired as we embrace loved ones the shadow spared, and weep for those it gathered in its shroud.”
On this one year anniversary of the pandemic we are beginning … read more.
It is good for us to remember that our faith began with living men and women with great religious convictions. Today we bring to life the love of the man who brought the gospel of Universalism to America, John Murray, and his feminist wife … read more.
Audrey Lorde, in her book Sister Outsider writes how differences are essential for interdependency: “Only within that interdependency of different strengths acknowledged and equal, can the power to seek new ways of being generate.” Lorde’s lived experiences offer us a vision of interdependency … read more.
Chris Crass, American political anarchist and writer said, “When thinking about the potential of challenging injustice and fundamentally altering the relationships of power in this society my attention focuses on Ella Baker who initiated some of the most exciting work I have ever come … read more.
Joe Biden quoted this phrase in his inauguration address echoing President Lincoln so many years ago when he signed the Emancipation Proclamation. All religions talk about the soul as the sweet spot for finding hope in the fullness of living. President Biden went … read more.
Nearly 60 years ago, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. dared to share a dream of a more equal and just society. One that would come to be through non-violent resistance. As our nation begins a new chapter, what shared vision of tomorrow shall we dream? … read more.
I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God.
These are my favorite lines of the central text of American Transcendentalism, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay “Nature.” … read more.
Forrest Church, a colleague of beloved memory, writes “The path of life is strewn with trap doors. Yet, life is a gift, everyday is a miracle.” How you respond to your fear is a big part of how to claim this gift. … read more.