Our Chosen Faith

Thought for Contemplation: “I proclaim that every person can follow the religion of their own choosing. No one shall be reviled for their religion by anyone else.” ~ King John Sigismund of Transylvania, Edict of Torda 1568 Reading I: “At the Liberal Barber Shop” - Robbie Walsh I’ve heard about a beauty parlor where all the liberal customers made their appointments for Fridays, so they could talk about politics, religion, sex, and other topics without fear of hostile reactions. It reminded me of being young in the South in the early 1960’s, when I had a recurring fantasy of the Liberal Barber Shop. At Brooks’ Barber Shop in my hometown, when conversation moved beyond the local high school

Why Diversity?

Poet William Cowper wrote in 1785 “Variety is the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavor.” In my adult lifetime, I have defended the value of diversity in many settings, and I read a strong preference for diversity into our principles and purposes. To make the point, I chose a photo for the order fo service cover of a bunch of men in suits who look so much alike they could be clones. Would you want to live in a town where the population looked like that? This has all come to the fore of our thinking in Chatham because of one letter, printed in the Cape Cod Chronicle in early December, which touched a raw nerve. The letter was from a woman named Beverly Nelson, who has a year-round

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Unitarian Universalist

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