Writer Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) presents the challenge for freethinkers of any age who question tradition … the “pigeon-hole way of […]
Loving to Hate?
I’ve started volunteering as a “Greeter” at a local Planned Parenthood clinic. Having known women who received healthcare through PP […]
In this month of June, we’ll be journeying across the country to visit close family and friends who often seem […]
This week’s column considers the intent of the American Founders when writing a Secular Constitution that protects all beliefs. Excerpt […]
Wild at the Door
Over five years ago I cleared the patio of furniture and took away most plants, letting the area go a […]
Wren and Rabbit
An encounter, then another, lead to poetic expression. . . The Wren and the Wrabbit Standing still Nature comes close […]
Another Reflection on Emergence
It’s popular in secular circles to share stories of “deconstruction.” I’ve written on this before, but when I heard the […]
New Book for Freethinkers
This collection of 33 essays and columns includes a sprinkling of poems written for the book. Humanist Meditations As I […]
What if Jesus said that?
This week’s column asks more questions. . .wondering what would have happened in history had Jesus of Nazareth been crystal […]
Above us, only Sky
This week’s column, landing on Earth Day, beckons us to respect not only the earth and ocean, but the “heavens” […]
Interview with the Risen Christ!
I scored this exclusive interview! You can read the whole conversation this coming weekend: An Exclusive Interview with the Risen […]
Essay in Church and State
One of the most effective advocacy coalitions in the U.S. is Americans United for Separation of Church and State. I’ve […]
A Conversation on Christian Nationalism
Here is the video of my conversation with Rabbi Levine at Beth Israel in March 2023. A Conversation on Christian […]