Understanding Closets

Understanding ClosetsA Worship Service by David Wright GibsonPresented to the First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma CitySunday June 12, 2005 Readings We begin with a brief note from Margaret Mead: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead #561 Change the World Now, a brief poem from Alice Walker: Love is not concernedwith whom you prayor where you sleptthe night you ran awayfrom home.Love is concernedthat the beating of your heartshould kill no one. Alice Walker #564 Love is Not Concerned Please join me in Continue Reading →

Travels to Freedom and Unitarian Universalism

I was recently asked to tell the story about how I came to be a Unitarian Universalist. I figure anything that involves this much writing needs to be shared on my blog.  I was reared an institutional catholic. This is a term I’ve coined to distinguish from faith catholics, many of whom I find to be heretical in catholic terms. As an institutional catholic, it makes all the difference what the institution of the church wants, says or teaches.  Part of my up bringing, as you can imagine, included a fair bit of homophobia in the form of the lie Continue Reading →

A Beginning

A beginning.There are so many beginnings.For each beginning, there is an ending.For each ending, there is a beginning.There are so many endings.An ending. This content may fade to little or may grow in scope. My thoughts and my interests may perhaps appear here, but time is so precious. Making time available for the pursuit of this self-gratification may not be possible. We will engage the beginning. We will watch for the end. We will see what depth and breadth can be accomplished in the interim. Recovered from my old blog Existential Ramble via The Wayback Machine. The original Existential Ramble Continue Reading →