The Other Stocking – G.K. Chesterton
Dec24

The Other Stocking – G.K. Chesterton

EDITORS NOTE from Boysen Hodgson: I heard the following story told at a Christmas Eve service in Sage Chapel on the campus of Cornell University, December 24, 2011. It was the first time my wife and I had ever attended a Christmas Eve service, and we went because my sister in law was a soloist in the choir (and she sang beautifully). The service was offered by the Unitarian Universalist Society of Ithaca, NY. Over 600 people in a...

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Justin Hunt; ABSENT, a new documentary about Fatherhood
Dec15

Justin Hunt; ABSENT, a new documentary about Fatherhood

by Boysen Hodgson Target; this movie, as Justin Hunt says, is targeted to men. And often it is women who ‘get’ the film. Energy embodied; informational, emotional, invitational Empowering intent; To present a simple thesis … ‘the father is the first human being in a child’s life who either chooses them, or not …’ and the choice, intended or unintended, has consequences. Primary archetypes; the...

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ROBED IN SILENCE
Dec05

ROBED IN SILENCE

ROBED IN SILENCE, STAND IN STILLNESS REST WITHIN YOUR QUEST GROW IN THE RICH SOIL OF SACRED EMPTINESS BE HOLLOW BONE FOR SOUL TO FLOW EMPTIED OF SELF – SURRENDER TO GRACE A LIVING ALTAR OF THE HOLY ONE ALLOW CREATOR TO REST ON YOUR SOUL FLESH YOUR HEART ABLAZE – FIRED BY YOUR HARD WON CERTAINTY REST – KNOWING YOU ARE BLESSED! STEP NOW THROUGH THAT OPEN THRESHOLD DOOR CROSS OVER, FIND UNION EVER MORE DELIGHT ABOUNDS IN YOUR...

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Veteran’s Day Prayers
Nov10

Veteran’s Day Prayers

At the suggestion of my friend Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder, Ph.D., editor of HUC-JIR continuing ed blog Tzeh U’limad, I’ve written three prayers for Veterans Day. “Veterans Day Prayer” is classical in structure and language. “To the Soldier, To the Veteran” is a three-stanza prayer/poem with a parallel structure. “The Last Soldier” is a prayer for peace that honors the soldier’s journey. I haven’t yet recorded audio for them, which I’ll...

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The Wellsprings of Violence – Part III
Sep11

The Wellsprings of Violence – Part III

This entry is part 3 of 0 in the series Wellsprings of Violence

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The Wellsprings of Violence – Part II
Sep06

The Wellsprings of Violence – Part II

This entry is part 2 of 0 in the series Wellsprings of Violence

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