Our dear Grandma Aggie died. Grandma Aggie Pilgrim, revered local elder of her Takelma Tribe and of Natives in general, also loved, and was loved…
Imagine how inept I seemed to myself having presented an entire Zoom video sermon to my Unitarian Universalist fellowship in Grants Pass, Oregon, only to discover I had moved the camera so that it wasn’t on me.
David, the Zoom administrator had tried to text me, alerting me to readjust it, but I, frazzled at trying to present it well, ignored the phone. Why? I got it in my head that it was various family texting with complications on how to get in. So, I messed up.
So, I try to remedy the situation by re-recording the sermon and posting it on my station on YouTube. Here’s the slightly expanded version, about 40 minutes.
We’re all separated into our isolated settings, sheltering in place. It is a scary and inconvenient time. But how to take it? How to not let worry or anger wear us down? We’re better than that. And as we are, the world around us gets better too.