Month: November 2017

Weekly Message from T. J.


So, who’s still eating leftovers? That’s OK, there’s nothing wrong with leftovers. I know some people who appear to be constitutionally opposed to eating leftover food, but more and more, the big meals of the holiday season seem to lend themselves to the pleasure of … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

We Give Thanks
A Meditation and a Prayer for First Unitarian Church of Honolulu

In a space out of time, out of our human knowledge and understanding,

A spark lit the flame of the existence, the reality, the web of life we share today.

In a space out of … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

Gentle Mercies

I once led a children’s chapel service on the subject of “generosity.” This was during the annual fund drive at a previous church. As the grownups were asked to give money to support the important work of the church, the children and I talked … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

Moments of Silence

One of the most memorable vacations I ever took as a child was to a place famous for its lazy river. For those of you unacquainted with a lazy river, I feel for you. For those of you only acquainted with a lazy … read more.