What will it take, now, and in this environment, to “create a politics worthy of the human spirit?” What can we discover as we mind the current gap, as we tend the open wound? And what sustaining possibilities can we imagine as we peer into it?
Who among us is not inspired by Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Had a Dream” speech? For many it guides our action and fills our imaginations of a world more just. But what if the dream is deferred or worse yet, denied? Langston Hughes’ poem “Harlem” stands with King’s dream as bookends to the […]
Underneath our differences, we can recognize a set of universal human needs, says the Rev. Cat Cox. That’s the place to start, she teaches, if we want to get past what feel like irreconcilable differences. This Sunday, we focus on our interpersonal relationships as we continue to explore the crucial zone of possibility between stimulus […]
What is the place of imagination in our lives – our spiritual, emotional, and intellectual lives – especially in these times? We begin the new year by introducing our January theme of Imagination, and meet again the Roman god Janus as he looks back and looks forward. But what about NOW?
When we are in stillness, we are more apt to hear the still small voice, the one that sometimes comes with insistence – at other times, almost shyly. What is that voice? Is it the voice of God? Is it our higher self? Is it our inner knowing? Whatever it is, this is an opportunity […]