Liz writes a monthly column for Nature’s Path, Celebrating Unitarian Universalist Paganism and Earth-Centered Experience which is posted on PATHEOS, the premier online destination to engage in the global dialogue about religion and spirituality and to explore and experience the world’s beliefs.
Check out her columns here. Each one has a brief introductory statement and a link to its original posting on the Nature Path site. On the page the complete column is also posted for easy access. All are generously illustrated and easy to read.
Why I Am Still a UU Pagan – August 2015 UU Principles, symbols, appreciation for the Oversoul.
April’s Fool – April 2016 The fearless fool, the rainbow, humor and the benefit of finding joy in times of trial and strife.
SEASONAL CELEBRATIONS, IMPLICATIONS
Brigid and the Chinese Dragon – February 2016 Honoring the pagan traditions of both the East and the West increases multicultural appreciation. A word about correcting past injustices to Chinese in U. S.
Summer Solstice: Season of Passion – July 2015 Bridging divides, finding voice.
Bringing Back the Dead – November 2015 Empowering women and girls; celebrating our ancestors.
Joy: The Persistent Ally (Betty Soskin) – December 2015 Introducing Betty Soskin, an African American UU, 94 yrs. old and a Park Ranger cultural educator with slave ancestry she is invited to introduce Pres. Obama at the National tree lighting ceremony, December 3, 2015.
A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment – June 2015 Eye witness account of Nepal earthquake; Groundbreaking statement – CUUPS signs with others.
Whale Song – September 2015 National Marine Sanctuary shows ecological restoration can work; artists and movie makers who honor whales are introduced.
SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES
Multicultural Maypole in Baltimore – May 2015 Response to murder by police of unarmed youth.
Healing the Traumas of War – January 2016 UUs learn from Lakota Indians; ceremonial ride to commemorate the 125th anniversary of massacre at Wounded Knee on December 29, 2015
Father Serra Not A Saint – April 2015 Supports Native Americans who reject sainthood.
Who Is Pandora? – October 2015 Recasting myths and defending women’s rights to control her body.
Art of Peacemaking — October, 2016 Celebrating Peace worldwide and locally keeps the vision alive; includes an inspiring example and suggestions for actions
Inaccurate observations of “the Dark” feed racism, sexism; have negative psychological impact and social ramifications. This series deals with various aspects of recasting the Dark.