These were the opening words in worship on March 31, 2013, at the First Parish in Needham. I saw the sun rise over Wollaston Beach, This day just like all the ones before it. The sky changing, black purple blue pink yellow, And suddenly, a blaze of light, doubled by the water beneath it. I … Read more
It’s been a busy year, and this blog has definitely suffered. So here’s my first post in a while, and there’s a lot to catch up on: My wife and I welcomed our first child in April, and he’s been a delight—I can’t believe he’s now six months old! My wife started a new job. … Read more
They tell you a whole lot, but if you’re like me, it’s not what you want to know. This, then, is my guide to seeing the MFC (for those who aren’t UU minister wannabes, that’s the Ministerial Fellowship Committee, a national organization that clears people to be UU ministers). This has nothing to do with … Read more
A tiny spark begins a flame; it lights an ember that grows and builds and becomes a burning in our hearts to serve. This chalice lighting was written for use in worship on Jan. 29, 2012, at the First Parish in Needham.