Notes From Your Dance Partner – October 27, 2022

Next week, I am going on a trip that I never thought would be on my bucket list. I will be taking a journey to the Holy Lands of the Jewish, Muslim and Christian religions. We will be visiting the Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, Cana, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Jerusalem and Hebron. The trip is being led

Notes From Your Dance Partner – October 20, 2022

As I write this, I am with ministerial colleagues in the Pacific Southwest at our first in-person gathering since February of 2020. Some thoughts on my experience here; I am in awe at how delightful it is to have an open space between worship, programming and meals to connect with like-minded individuals. How wonderful it

Notes From Your Dance Partner – October 13, 2022

I will never forget the first time I marched in a Pride Parade. My kids were younger (maybe 8 and 10) and my mom marched with us. My younger son and my mom held the banner and I was so proud. What was so amazing to me was how many members of the congregation showed

Notes From Your Dance Partner – October 6, 2022

Where are we finding hope these days? In these days of increasing calamities, absurd politics, the disintegration of our democracy in Arizona, the US and the world, it is difficult to find rays of hope. And yet, it turns out, that is my job. What I am wishing for the most is that we can

Notes From Your Dance Partner – September 29, 2022

“I’m not interested in a pretty covenant with all the right words that sits dusty on a shelf. Give me a covenant with smudge marks, and coffee stains, and marked out words and added words and tear stains. Give me a covenant that makes us stretch for a lifetime and into the next generation.”  —Rev.