Torda 451: A Deeper Truth

Today we are celebrating the Edict of Torda, which was a progressive milestone in religious toleration coming out of Transylvania in January 1568. If you haven’t been hanging around Unitarian Universalist churches for a while, you may never have heard of the Edict of Torda or the Diet of Torda. And the only association you might have with the place called Transylvania is Count Dracula. Now, I’m not going to claim here that the Edict is as big a deal as the Magna Carta or the US Bill of Rights or the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But that’s the kind of company it keeps. So you’d think that this minister could at least celebrate it in the proper year. And I remember going to a wor

Life Passed Through the Fire of Thought

Unitarian Universalist Meeting House January 6, 2019 The true preacher can be known by this, that he deals out to the people his life, — life passed through the fire of thought. – Emerson Today is the first Sunday of the new year, with all that time stretching in front of us like a blank canvas, inviting us to paint something of beauty there, or like a blank sheaf of paper, inviting us to write words fo wisdom, humor, insight, inspiration. It is the feast of the Epiphany, and if we look with our inner eyes, we can see the three Magi making their way across the landscape with their camels and retinue, following the star to the place where the young child lies. It is Twelfth Night, time to fi

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