Category Archives: religion

did you hear? (Day 22, 2018)

Another day, another poem. did you hear? a sister of my neighbor’s best friend’s third-cousin’s dogsitter is also the state trooper who arrested Cal Ripken for beating Kevin Costner with a bat for sleeping with Cal’s wife the night the … Continue reading

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“Where Do I Begin?”: A Sermon

What follows is the script for a service given on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church. Opening Words This weekend has been a reminder—for those who needed it—that teenagers often exhibit more moral courage than supposedly older … Continue reading

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If You Aren’t in over Your Head—A UU Sermon

The following is taken from a service I led at the Towson Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, January 28, 2018. Also included are all readings that were used. OPENING WORDS My Moral Life (by Mark Halliday) Two years hence. When … Continue reading

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“Never What It’s Supposed to Be”: A Sermon

What follows is a sermon I gave at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, June 25, 2017.  Included here are two readings which were part of the service. “Yesterday’s just a memory, and tomorrow is never what it’s supposed to be.” –Bob … Continue reading

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I Want to Know (Day 17, 2017)

This is NaPoWriMo’s 17th day. I Want to Know I want to know the answers to all of life’s pressing questions,  like what does it all mean and not only that but  why does it have to mean snything I want to … Continue reading

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Easter Poem (Day 16, 2017)

Today is the sixteenth day of NaPoWriMo. Easter Poem There were twelve apostles which, let’s be honest, is too many people to consider them all  close friends.  Someone will eventually feel  under-appreciated  and go elsewhere. The Messiah knew someone was getting … Continue reading

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In the Night, Unafraid

What follows is the text of a sermon I gave at the Towson Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Readings and links to the songs in question are included.  (Words in italics are not mine.) OPENING WORDS Our opening … Continue reading

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