Dear TRUU Members and Friends,

One of my favorite hymns is #389:


Gathered here in the mystery of the hour,

Gathered here in one strong body,

Gathered here in the struggle and the power,

Spirit draw near.


As a minister, I almost always come to tears singing that from the pulpit … read more.


Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye

Before you know what kindness really is
you must lose things,
feel the future dissolve in a moment
like salt in a weakened broth.
What you held in your hand,
what you counted and carefully saved,
all this must go so … read more.