of Scituate, Massachusetts
First Parish
Unitarian Universalist Church
Who Has Seen the Wind? - Sunday June 4, 2017
by Pamela M. Barz on June 4th, 2017

So much to take in. How to make sense of it all? President Trump’s
withdrawal of the US from the Paris Climate agreement; investigations into ties
with Russia; proposed cuts on funding for Medicaid, food stamps, programs for
people with disabilities, and education; renewed attempts to ban people from
predominantly Muslim countries; Russia’s role in our election and our government;
erosion of trust with our allies; the murder of two men and the severe injury to a
third who defended two women on a train in Portland last Saturday, and now last
night the attack on London Bridge … I could go on, but already it’s overwhelming.
And these are just the events and news of the past week!
What can we do? - beyond coming up with definitions of covfefe, shouting at
the tv, laughing ruefully at Randy Rainbow’s parodies, or more seriously, sobbing or
withdrawing? How are we to respond? Is there anything we can do to shape a
society worthy of all children? What can we do as people of faith?
Well, for a start, we can go fly a kite! .....
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