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Finding My Ground

The Believing Game

This is the text of my April 2, 2017, sermon/presentation to the Universalist Unitarian Church of Farmington. The audio version is on You Tube, starting at about the 25 minute mark. I began by pre... [read more]

Finding My Ground

Finding My Ground

To Know and To Believe

(Sermon given at the Universalist Unitarian Church of Farmington on April 3, 2016. ) Science is a way to call the bluff of those who only pretend to [have] knowledge. It is a bulwark against mystic... [read more]

Finding My Ground

Finding My Ground

It’s Complicated

This is the first essay I’ve written in almost a year, and I seem to have a backlog of words. Bear with me. I teach a facinating group of young teens and preteens how to write using resource... [read more]

Finding My Ground

Finding My Ground

Idealism, Existential Depression, and Unitarian Universalism

(Somewhat edited text from my sermon given on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at the Universalist Unitarian Church of Farmington. This piece was inspired by a book by James T Webb, Ph. D. : Searching for ... [read more]

Finding My Ground

Finding My Ground

Evolution (but not Religion) in the Biology Classroom

I rarely post an essay on both here and on my homeschooling blog (Quarks and Quirks), but this one fits both.   “Now that I’m homeschooling, I’ll be teaching the boys creationis... [read more]

Finding My Ground

Finding My Ground

OnFaith: Losing God and Discovering Prayer

While I’ve not been blogging much lately, I have been writing. Visit me at On Faith where I consider prayer in the life of an agnostic with a Christian past. While you’re there, poke a... [read more]

Finding My Ground

Finding My Ground

Why Church?

Why church? I’ve asked myself that for much of the last year. Personally and professionally, change abounds.  I’ve expanded my work from home and married the man I love. It’s be... [read more]

Finding My Ground

Finding My Ground

Love Lessons from Lilacs

In eleven days, I’ll vow to my partner to seek love with him wherever life takes us. We’ve spent the last several weeks looking through boxes at his past, a past that includes the chasm... [read more]

Finding My Ground

Finding My Ground

Out of the Ruts

Finding My Ground

Counting on my Fingers