Rev. Tina Squire

Is It Worth The Risk?

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”  (Attributed to Bob Marley) Throughout our culture we celebrate heroes who are willing to take tremendous risks for a higher good.  Is this a legacy from Christianity and Jesus’ assertion in John 15: that “No one … Continued

Identity and Community

We use the word ‘identity’ frequently these days, attaching it to politics, gender, and theft.  What is identity?  How can we be allowed to define ourselves while taking into consideration the shaping of outside influences?  Looking at the work of Parker Palmer and Kwame Anthony Appiah, I will consider how we shape our own identity … Continued

Starting a New Year Grounded in Truth

The Hebrew prophets understood the future because they were so clear about the present.  Each one of us has moments of deep clarity when we know what reality is and how we must respond to it. Instead of imposing resolutions on ourselves as we start 2017, I invite us to recall the deep truths we … Continued