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Joseph Campbell, Love, and “Follow Your Bliss”

I delivered this sermon at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Lauderdale on Sunday, July 27th. Note that the myth of Cupid and Psyche was shared with the congregation earlier in the service.  I build upon this myth as I reflect upon human love. ____ In the story of Psyche, our protagonist sets out to find her lover despite tremendous odds. The search for a beloved is a reoccurring theme found in mythologies worldwide. It is also a reoccurring theme…

  • January 28, 2015
  • By Amy Wright Glenn

Bodies for Sale: Sex, Violence, and the Need for a New Narrative

Jeannette “That will be $37.00,” the woman behind the counter tells me. I pay in cash and place my ticket in the back pocket of my jeans. I am 22-years-old and on my way to Nelson, British Columbia. The bus station is quiet. Only a handful of travelers mill about the terminal. One of them is a young woman my age. I see her standing by two large bags. She has dark hair and is my height and build. I…

  • December 3, 2014
  • By Amy Wright Glenn

The Impact of Pornography on the Birthing Woman’s Body

“The summer I was twelve, a group of preteen boys in Plain City, Utah started a tree house feud. My cousin explained the details of the conflict while we climbed into his fort. “Greg stole these from his father’s collection and I took them from Greg,” he told me. “I am going to use them for a ransom.” He opened up a box full of pornographic magazines. I never had seen pornography before. I don’t know how long we sat…

  • December 3, 2014
  • By Amy Wright Glenn