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Walking Away

On sticking it out vs. walking away when times get tough: some musings from experiences recently in several different organizations I’m part of.

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Beloved Community

When I’m despairing of how our groups or wider culture fail to live up to our own values, I find it worthwhile to get back to: what is our vision for how we DO want to live?

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Immunity to Change

Learn more about this webinar (Sept-Oct 2023) for members and leadership in Ethical Culture, UU, and humanist groups. Register early!

Circles of Humanity

Being human together: a guide for community-building circles, especially in humanistic and progressive religious communities. Includes 20 scripts/guides you can …

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Walking Our Talk

Social Justice in Progressive Religious Community There is a lot of evidence that congregations in general – and thus, we …

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Inclusive Pronouns

It’s Pride Month, and time for a reminder on why gender inclusivity and using someone’s pronouns is so important. Language …

Community Matters

In 2023 I initiated this collection (still growing) on my writings on sustaining community, especially in the context of humanism, Unitarian Universalism, and Ethical Culture.