The Goal of World Community

October 24 marks the 75th anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the United Nations Charter: a fitting occasion for Rev. Furrer to complete his seven-part series on the UU Principles. Number Six: “The Goal of World Community with Peace, Liberty, and Justice...

‘Twas the 18th of October

On October 18, 1968 Tommie Smith and John Carlos, Track and Field medal winners at the Mexico City Olympics held their arms aloft on the award stand in support of those compatriots who were being victimized by the civil unrest then sweeping the nation. They were...

A Sympathy of Violence

How child neglect and abuse replicates itself from generation to generation, sometimes taking dozens if not untold numbers of others into its destructive vortex. Swiss psychiatrist Alice Miller’s theories are exemplified by Mary Trump’s analysis of her famous uncle’s...

Après Moi Le Déluge

This remark, attributed to King Louis XV a few years before the French Revolution, sufficiently characterizes his personal attitude towards the seething social and political conditions in the mid-18th century France. I use it as an entre to something else: the deluge...

We Need One Another

Bulletin – Children’s Story – Musical Celebration Why I Love My Covenant Circle Covenant Circles have been a meaningful part of East Shore for nearly 20 years. These small groups provide a context for support and friendship, personal and spiritual...