March 31, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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Yet. Not Yet.

Oh how I am ready for Easter tomorrow morning at First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. Joy. Music. Laughter. Enough fragrance from the flowers to open a perfume factory. We’re all in need of resurrection, and the eternal greening of … Continue reading

March 23, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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Courage. (To Be Religious)

As I prepare for Palm Sunday, and then my Holy Week journey, I think of those ancient people who greeted Jesus along the roadside, crying out Hosanna and enthusiastically waving palm branches. It strikes me that being religious requires courage. … Continue reading

March 14, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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Stephen. Hawking.

Like many around the world, I mourn the passing of Stephen Hawking, and I share with you one of my favorite quotes from the famed professor, scientist and intellectual. Have suffered from ALS for years, he once said, “Spend more … Continue reading

March 14, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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This. Is. Democracy.

This morning Pilgrim School students gathered to remember (a sacred act of honoring those killed in Florida one month ago today). They also gathered as a sign of protest (another sacred act of advocating for justice in our society). To … Continue reading