Category: Faith

Congregations and Beyond: Consultation

Some cynical wit once observed that there are two kinds of meetings—some meetings are preparations for action while other meetings are substitutes for action. Alas, I have been to plenty of meetings that fall into the “substitutes for action” category. But two weeks ago I attended a meeting that has the potential to have a …

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On Gratitude

I have always loved Thanksgiving best of all major holidays. Perhaps it has even become the most religious of our holidays. By “most religious” I mean that Thanksgiving retains more of a fundamental religious message than the holidays most of us observe. All religious traditions recognize gratitude as central to religious experience. When I allow …

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Welcome

National Day of Noncompliance May 29, 2010 Phoenix AZ

Dear friends, It is with genuine excitement that I introduce to you my new blog, Beyond Belief. I look forward to using this forum to reach out to readers in a format that is less formal than a sermon or UU World column, yet deeper and more flexible than I would post on Facebook or Twitter. My …

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