Author Archives: Janeen Grohsmeyer

Spare the Rod

 “Violence is the intentional use of physical force or power (threatened or actual) against another person, that either results in—or has a high likelihood of resulting in—injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment, or deprivation.” —World Health Organization   “What do you do,” another mother asked me at a playground about twenty years ago, “when your children … Continued

Separating Church and State

Opening Reading Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between Man & his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legitimate powers of government reach actions only, & not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people … Continued

Science as Religion

We’ve probably all been asked the question: “What religion are you?” The answer “Unitarian Universalist” usually leads to more questions. You may have heard: Do you believe in God? What about sin? If you don’t use the Bible, how do you know what’s right and what’s wrong? What do you teach children in Sunday school … Continued