Listen to the sermon here: We Are Groot Or, watch and listen to the sermon on Facebook When I was initially working on this sermon, as evidenced by the description of the worship service from January, I thought the focus should be more on our first principle, the inherent worth and dignity of every person. … [Read more…]
I have confession to make. I love Supergirl. I watched it last year as it aired, and recently my seven-year-old daughter asked to watch it. So I’ve been watching it again, knowing what’s coming, and experiencing it through her eyes for the first time. Like most freshman shows, it takes an episode or few to … [Read more…]
This is the Call to Worship I wrote for our Frozen-themed, multigenerational Flower Communion at First UU Nashville on April 10th, 2016. We gather this morning in worship, one congregation made from many lives, holding each other in joys and in sorrows. We gather to celebrate our differences, to learn from each other, to live … [Read more…]
This is the text of a sermon given at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville on September 6th, 2015. Listen to the sermon: Honest Work So I have this friend, Allison, we’ve been friends since 2nd grade. We’ve watched each other grow up. She found her calling as a jeweller, and she’s really good at it, … [Read more…]
Written for the final assignment in Theology of the Body Be A Man: Gender and Identity in Mulan
Written for the midterm assignment in Theology of the Body The Sassenach, The Scot, and The Law: Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble in dialogue with Diana Galbadon’s Outlander
The Rebel Jesus: A Christology in Music: A paper in which I describe how my personal Christology was formed by my deep connection to music and my family’s musical community.
Cloudy with a Chance of Creativity: This curriculum uses the film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to introduce process thought to people otherwise intimidated by the philosophical writings of Alfred North Whitehead.
Kaur Formation in the Shadow of the Mouse: In Sikhism, many women are given the surname “Kaur,” which translates as “princess.” This paper examines the effect of the Western concept of princess, dominated by the Disney corporation, on the Sikh diaspora and the 3HO community.
“I Will Live In Her House, Forever”: This was the midterm assignment for the class Mysticisms East and West. We had to create a work of art, in my case three short films, and then write a paper analyzing our work in the context of the class. Please watch the three films in order before … [Read more…]