Pick Up the Receiver

I was raised Unitarian Universalist in Oklahoma.  In theory, UU is a religion in which you can "build your own theology" and believe basically anything that works for you.  In practice, Unitarians living surrounded by evangelical Christians (or rebelling against Catholic or Jewish childhoods) tend to be outspoken in their criticism of certain beliefs, so … Continue reading Pick Up the Receiver

Holy Recycling!

It's Works-for-Me Wednesday, and it's also Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.  If you don't belong to a religion that observes Ash Wednesday--or even if you do--you may never have thought about where churches get the ashes that are used to draw a cross on each person's forehead to remind us that our physical … Continue reading Holy Recycling!