Category Archives: Secular Buddhism/Unitarian

Transitions, Impermanence, and Five Invitations 

Note:¬†The following is a transcript from a talk I gave to the St. Croix Unitarians on October 15, 2017. There is a story of a Sufi master who was known for his open heart and mind. He died in the … Continue reading

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On Love and Loving

Note: The following is a transcript from a talk I gave to the St. Croix Unitarians on March 19, 2017. I’m going to open with a poem by Mary Oliver, which is about the love she shares with her dog. … Continue reading

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Exploring Namaste and Other Expressions of Love

Note: The following is a transcript from a talk I gave to the St. Croix Unitarians. Namaste. Namaste is a Sanskrit greeting or salutation that means, “I honor your sacred or transpersonal self.” Said another way: “My essential Being recognizes … Continue reading

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The Art of Listening

Note: The following is a transcript from a talk I gave to the St. Croix Unitarians on December 11, 2016. The following story is told of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who often endured long receiving lines at White House receptions … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Letting Go of Blame

Note: The following is a transcript from a talk I gave to the St. Croix Unitarians on October 9, 2016. A little boy decides he wants to skip school. So he calls the elementary school office, and he tries to … Continue reading

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