THE FIERCE GRACE OF LOSING POWER

THE FIERCE GRACE OF LOSING POWER The Taoist spiritual text, The Lieh-tzu says: “Chuang-tzu once told a story about two persons who both lost a sheep. One person got very depressed and lost himself in drinking, sex, and gambling to try to forget this misfortune. The other person decided that this would be an excellent […]

MICROAGGRESSION CONFESSIONS

Over the past weeks I’ve been reading quite a few articles and some books about racism and just how insidious it is, how entrenched in our history it has always been. Two books I highly recommend about that are “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo and “How To Be An Anti-Racist” by Ibram X. Kendi. I’ve […]

THE ONE SPEECH ABSOLUTELY EVERYONE SHOULD READ THIS 4TH OF JULY

This weekend, even in the midst of a pandemic  that has already killed almost 130,00 Americans and with cases once again on the rise in many parts of the nation, Donald Trump will be hosting a July 4th celebration complete with fireworks at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Thousands of people are expected to attend […]

The Book selection for the November 29, 2017, Many Voices Reading Circle is “The Summer Book” by Tove Jannson. The voice of young and old by a  Swedish speaking, Finnish author. An excerpt from Amazon: “This brief novel tells the story of Sophia, a six-year-old girl awakening to existence, and Sophia’s grandmother, nearing the end of […]

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Many Voices Reading Circe-Book Selection February 2016

The Many Voices Reading Circle will meet on February 17, at 7:30 p.m.  The discussion will take place at the home of Sally Cummings. Please contact Sally at (201) 816-8841 for directions.   The book selection:  “When the Elephants Dance”, by  Tess Uriza Holthe From Publishers Weekly: “Papa explains the war like this,” narrates 13-year-old Alejandro […]

Recorded Sermons

August 2, 2020 “Eid al-Adha: A Lesson on Sacrifice from the Qu’ran” – Rev. Paul Dodenhoff https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/wP1tP6n3zGRLeKPRxEL2ULc4G4TCeaa8hiJKqacEzExTLqBNfcjZyhFv8YRqKiYx Password: W&g7lFRX July 26, 2020 “Defeating Goliath” – Rev. Paul Dodenhoff https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/189eH5z33W1OcrPE906HAJ4YEJr8eaa8hiAbr_pfyhorhEruD3omAlwm9T6dM7J Password: #exC+3ap July 19, 2020 “The Blame Game” – Rev. Paul Dodenhoff https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/591ZE-Dprj1Ob43J6BnwYvUYHZbMaaa8hiMe-_tcmRrN7O1oimfsoYb4grTGgOkx?startTime=1595170056000 July 5, 2020 “The “F” Word. No, Not That One” – Rev. Paul […]