Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Georgetown PhD Application Personal Statement

In 2013 I decided to succumb to the inevitable and apply to a PhD program in theology.  I chose the program at Georgetown because it would allow me to focus on two traditions (Christianity and Buddhism in my case), and … Continue reading

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Litany of Dedication for First Congregational UCC of DC

I wrote this litany for the dedication of the new building in which First Congregational UCC of DC worships (this is the third building for the church community, which was established in 1865).  The building dedication service was on February … Continue reading

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Eulogy for Pam

When we stopped through Madison en route east we went to visit her at the hospital.  She gave me books, of course: a dog-eared book of poems celebrating women’s spirituality with the best parts already underlined and even more “must-have” tomes on … Continue reading

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