Until the Mud Settles

The Reverend Kenneth Gordon Hurto is the Lead Executive for the Southern Region of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Rev. Kenn has served Unitarian Universalist congregations in Indiana and Iowa, northern Virginia, Pennsylvania, in New Zealand and Australia — and most recently in Fort Myers, Florida.  Widely sought out for his work with systems theory and … Continued

America Growing Up: Ozzie and Harriet, Revisited

One great thing working with young people has taught me is optimism. When you take a hungry, barefoot kid and give him lunch, shoes, and a school uniform, a magical transformation happens that lifts his/her spirit, if not his/her soul.  Updating one of my previous sermons, it is evident this past election does not spell … Continued

Are You Ready for This Thing Called Love?

The title is from a John Hiatt song, which goes on to say:  “don’t come from me and you, come from up above.”  Well, I don’t know about that, but I do know that love can be heavenly.  John Hiatt was one of Mark’s and my favorite musicians.  It sometimes seemed his music became a … Continued