Theological Reflections

Theological reflections utilizing scripture, poetry, news stories, and other sources.

Behind the Notes

In a recent article in the New Yorker, Joan Acocella wrote, “As musicians, especially, will tell you, what they are doing up there is not meeting an agreed-upon goal but, rather, creating something new. Vladimir Horowitz (the great Russian-American classical… Read More ›


What is the Universe calling you to do? Are you answering that call? If not, why not? The reason I ask these questions is because I need to be asking them of myself. My current circumstances are allowing me to… Read More ›

Be Healed

    “Quit trying to figure everything out!” Why do I keep hearing this in my head? I don’t even remember who used to say this to me. A therapist perhaps? A teacher? Certainly more than one person. For the… Read More ›

In One Place

    The importance of having a strong sense of community and an awareness of its benefits are well known to those who work for social justice and seek to build grassroots-based institutions that serve the wellbeing of the individuals… Read More ›


In the late 1970’s I lived in a fifth floor walk-up railroad flat in a Hell’s Kitchen tenement at a time when the Irish mob still controlled much of that section of Manhattan and it was considered “undesirable” by the… Read More ›


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