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Interning in December 2013

I have always treasured walking in the woods. Like many, nature provides me emotional and spiritual nourishment far beyond that which I receive from attending most formal religious services. Viewing nature is like seeing a painting or reading a poem; nature is a multilayered canvas whose unity demands from us an active sense of composition: … Continue reading Interning in December 2013

Katie’s Bay View – A Celebration of Peace and Honoring of Sacrifice

Veteran’s Day, observed on November 11th, is an official U.S. holiday, one that honors those who have served in the armed services. Even though it’s not a religious holiday, it certainly calls upon those of us who are religious to acknowledge both the moral and spiritual aspects of people who have dedicated themselves both in … Continue reading Katie’s Bay View – A Celebration of Peace and Honoring of Sacrifice

Interning in November

In 1959, the renowned physicist and novelist, C. P. Snow, delivered an address entitled The Two Cultures in which he bemoaned the unfathomable gulf between scientific and humanistic literacy. Each enterprise was just too narrowly focused to bridge the difficult policy decisions of the modern world which, he felt, required an integration of scientific methodology … Continue reading Interning in November

Katie’s Bay View – Authorizing Each Other

As far back as the mid-nineteenth century, Unitarians and Universalists discussed merging their two separate denominations. In 1947, a commission was formed that led to a vote in which 75% of Unitarian and Universalist congregations approved the formulation of a plan for a federal union. Still, it wasn’t until 1961 that the two organizations were … Continue reading Katie’s Bay View – Authorizing Each Other