Sunday, 25 June 2017, 01:41 pm PDT

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Bytes of Grass

Call the Minister

In the PBS show Call the Midwife, it’s usually clear when to call the midwife. Nature is pretty good that way. “You’ll know when to call,” the professionals tell expectant mothe... [read more]

Bytes of Grass

Bytes of Grass

Tell me all your thoughts on God

The one-hit wonder band Dishwalla’s song “Counting Blue Cars” might be an anthem for all who wonder about the big question of “God? ”: Tell me all your thoughts on God... [read more]

Bytes of Grass

Bytes of Grass

Entitlement

People often struggle with the word “entitlement. ” What does it mean? Do I have it? Here’s an example. I was investigating an online eyeglass store this week and looked at the re... [read more]

Bytes of Grass

Bytes of Grass

If you’re not a woman, it’s a pink hat

Men. Stop calling the wonderful pink knit caps donned in the women’s march, and everywhere it seems, using the p-word. It’s not our word. They’re not our bodies. It’s not ou... [read more]

Bytes of Grass

Bytes of Grass

Dog posts and Facebook

A while back, someone gently nudged me about my political inactivity on Facebook. In other words, why am I posting about things like kitchen updates, musical and technical curiosities, and my dog (... [read more]

Bytes of Grass

Bytes of Grass

Visiting the yUUrt at Standing Rock

The Bismarck North Dakota Unitarian Universalist Congregation has been the only Bismarck community of faith that has publicly supported the Water Protectors at Standing Rock. It was an honor to vis... [read more]

Bytes of Grass

Bytes of Grass

Care for the Caregivers

Once or twice a year I am asked, as a member of the Unitarian Universalist Trauma Ministry team, to assist a congregation dealing with extraordinary events. Often it is a disaster or tragedy. For... [read more]

Bytes of Grass

Bytes of Grass

I want my Christmas Presence!

Yes, I meant to write presence and not presents. This month’s Soul Matters theme asks, “What does it mean to be a community of Presence? ” As a Soul Matters congregation, each mon... [read more]

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Bytes of Grass

What is a Mosaic Maker congregation?

That’s what the church staff and key leaders from our Racial Equity Action Leadership team went to Saint Paul last weekend to learn. We were joined by about 90 other leaders from a dozen cong... [read more]

Bytes of Grass

Bytes of Grass

Unitarian Universalism in Africa

Last year, a study group in which I participate each fall chose African theology as its topic for 2016. We will meet in November to discuss our findings. I was asked to research the state of Unitar... [read more]

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