Men have a lake of grief inside without outlet. It is the way with men. Their tears remain undiscovered and untouched in their inland sea and they love the way… read more →
August 18, 2013 For Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin, August 18, 2013 Good morning. Today’s thoughts are about grieving. And healing. This congregation is demographically older. The older we get… read more →
Hello, Friends! I am going to swim from the Golden Gate Bridge to Berkeley and I’d like to ask you for a pledge of support. I can’t remember every asking… read more →
Title: No grieving, no healing.
The experience of loss is the origin of grief. Grief is a response to loss. Grief has to go somewhere. If we do not process grief it it is stored inside of us, and the storage costs of grief are high. Because we are finite creatures who inevitably attach ourselves to people and things we love, we will grieve when we lose what we love. But grief is not the same as grieving. We must actively grieve our losses to heal – No grieving, no healing.
Otto Rank wrote that man (sic) is a theological being, not a biological one. It this is true, any way of life that does not represent the artistic/heroic effort to… read more →
prayers may not work but they are never wasted.
San Francisco Theological Seminary Spring, 2013 In the course of this paper I shall present what I consider to be the core elements of Kant’s Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic… read more →