#035 Remembering a “Coming of Age” Ceremony

An excerpt from Margaret Atwood’s (2009) The Year of the Flood, read by Stephanie Jo Kent.

Transcript:

“The fall was ongoing, but its trajectory led ever downward. Sucked into the well of knowledge, you could … Read more...

I’m always talking to someone, even though I’m alone

Recently I realized (not for the first time) that my emotional state can be more easily agitated when there is no interlocutor.
Recently I realized (not for the first time) that my emotional state can be more easily agitated when there is no interlocutor.

Over 1000 acres of Massachusetts’ Forest to be cut by DCR in 2020

The Department of Conservation and Recreation for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is once again planning several cutting projects. Although the process allows for “public comment,” this is just going-through-the-motions. Based on past history, DCR has no intention of allowing public or scientific feedback to influence their plan. Take, for instance, the Wendell State Forest, where DCR allowed a private … Read more...

#034 Atwood: The Year of the Flood

An excerpt from Margaret Atwood’s (2009) The Year of the Flood, read by Stephanie Jo Kent.

Transcript:

“According to Adam One, the Fall of Man was multidimensional. The ancestral primates fell out of the trees; then … Read more...

#033 Atwood: An Excerpt from Oryx and Crake

An excerpt from Margaret Atwood’s (2009) Oryx and Crake, read by Stephanie Jo Kent.

Transcript:

“‘When did the body first set out on its own adventures?’ Snowman thinks, after having ditched its old traveling companions, the … Read more...

Open Letter on Proforestation, to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

To:      Secretary Kathleen A. Theoharides, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs; Claire Miziolek, Decarbonization Roadmap Manager; Hong-Hanh Chu, GWSA Program Manager; Benjamin Miller, Decarbonization Roadmap Technical Lead; and staff of the relevant agencies

CC:      Representative Susannah Whipps; Representative William Pignatelli; Representative Denise Provost; Senator Ann Gobi; Senator Karen Spilka; Senator Jo Comerford; Representative Mindy Domb; Jim Montgomery, Department … Read more...

#032 The Substance of Communion

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Rev Lindsey Peterson:

Before coronavirus disrupted things, we were inside of Lent, and in fact indeed we still are. Today, March 22nd is the fourth Sunday of Lent. Back in the sanctuary, I was beginning … Read more...

#031 Reframing Power

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Steph:

So I’m planning this event. It’s scheduled for May 16th. If we’re fabulously good with maintaining the six-foot perimeter from each other and not congregating in groups, self-isolating in our own homes, and maintaining … Read more...

#033 Sermon: Listening

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Rev Lindsey:                         The old, old story of Jesus’ endless love, it doesn’t find us when we’re in glory. It finds us in the wilderness. The story of Jesus’ endless love finds us in the wilderness. … Read more...