Category Archives: Spiritual Practice

Physical Distancing, Loneliness, and Spiritual Intimacy

Note: the following is a transcript for a Unitarian online presentation.  (Apologies for the less than professional recording, and for the mistake I didn’t notice in the first line: I said “a social situation” instead of “social isolation.”  It still … Continue reading

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A Message for the Collective Consciousness

The following is a Unitarian online presentation.  (Note, in the recording I made a mistake at 14:03, saying if instead of the word in that I made bold in the text.  Due to a lung situation, I chose not to … Continue reading

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New Book: Gathering My Life Into Feathers: A Wondrous Spiritual Journey

When I was a kid, I remember being told that if I didn’t gain more weight, the wind would blow me away. That didn’t scare me. I figured with just the right amount of lift, I could fly. From 10/15 … Continue reading

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The Grief and Intimacy of my Dear Brother’s death

Note: The following is a transcript from a talk I gave to the St. Croix Unitarians on August 19, 2018. My brother John died on June 15 2018. This month he would have been 61. He was as tall as I, … Continue reading

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Omen of the Four Vultures

7/2015: I leave my driveway in rural Wisconsin around noon, taking my dog on a walk.  I get to the edge of my property where I had re-planted a white pine that was going to die. The tree is now … Continue reading

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