Stories of siding with Love through life’s messiness…solidarity from the Pews to the Public and from the public to the pews

delfin's mother, marching in a pride parade. "Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it..."  -Wilferd Peterson … Continue reading Stories of siding with Love through life’s messiness…solidarity from the Pews to the Public and from the public to the pews

Creating Space for Speaking Hope Amidst the Sin of Domestic Violence

(CW: This post includes discussion of rape and domestic violence) Domestic Violence calls for communal grieving in my area as well as in our nation. One of the myths surrounding the issue is that many perceive it as a private family problem. However, violence against others behind closed doors is symptomatic of a greater social … Continue reading Creating Space for Speaking Hope Amidst the Sin of Domestic Violence

Diana Marin writes on “Love in a Time of Climate Change”

CTA Re/Generator Diana Marin co-wrote a beautiful reflection with her colleague, Rachel Plattus, about how their involvement in the Nuns & Nones movement is transforming the way they think of climate change. They write: As we begin to weave together the many stories that make up the larger story of Nuns and Nones, we are … Continue reading Diana Marin writes on “Love in a Time of Climate Change”

The history of accomplicehood that is Pride Month

Daniel Quasar's reimagined rainbow flag. delfin bautista Saludos!  I was recently invited to preach at the UU Fellowship of Athens in celebration fo Pride Month.  Below is an excerpt of my sermon exploring the history of Pride Month and the calling of accomplicehood.   --- God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot … Continue reading The history of accomplicehood that is Pride Month