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Invocation: November, 2017

There is a spirit, ancient and eternal, within and among us all, holding us, binding us together across time and difference, joining us in an ever-evolving web of interdependent, sacred abiding. For this, let us be grateful. There is a … Continue reading

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The Blinding Light of An Image of God

In our striving, in and through our various faith systems, to create a pervasive, active sense of radical welcome that moves us to a just, compassionate, egalitarian world, a central theme in our framework is this thing we call the … Continue reading

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On the Willows

[This sermon was offered at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Winston-Salem, March 19, 2017] Reference text: Psalm 137 In the Christian church, it is the season of Lent. From Ash Wednesday to Easter morning, we move near a more inward … Continue reading

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Getting Dusty with Jacob

An ancient wisdom asserts that the whole universe is in the Torah, we just have to keep turning it to see it more fully. I believe this to be true—even as a transgender person of faith, even in light of the many ways our sacred texts have been used to exclude trans and LGBQ people. Perhaps, it is precisely because of the hurt arising from the misuse of scripture that I have come to hear refrains of our diverse human conditions sounding forth from Biblical narratives. Continue reading

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