My first book, From Headlines to Heartlines, contains a series of reflections on current events, from a Unitarian Universalist perspective – everything from clergy sexual abuse to immigration reform, the presidential inauguration to “don’t ask don’t tell”…  The intent is to draw attention to the inseparable link between personal religious values and the way we experience and respond to the world.

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The second book, The Reluctant Activist:  A Compassionate Guide to Making a Difference, is in progress.  It draws from a series of workshops I presented.  It is geared toward those who may feel overwhelmed by the responsibility to make a difference in the world, especially while attempting to balance changes in their personal lives (time, finances, physical abilities, etc.) – offering insight into and encouragement towards authentic, meaningful, sustainable activism.

The net proceeds of this book will be donated in equal parts to Camp deBenneville Pines and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee.

Both books benefited from the support and efforts of Inge Etzbach, my mother, and my muse, George Dale.