“Disappearing Horizons”

Ray Krise and Bjorn Nilson

This month’s worship theme has been Widening the Circle. Today we celebrate circles, which seem to call out for inclusiveness. Meeting in a circle it is always easier to see the others in the group, to commune with others and to share. Problematic straight lines end in fences, national borders, and social estrangement. If we climb the highest mountain and look about, the circularity of the horizon can be uplifting. But today’s astrophysics asks us to live in a seemingly horizonless universe. The circle has widened so far that it seems to have disappeared. As individuals, how do we
moor ourselves ethically, socially, politically and spiritually in this open life. And together, can we now become one people, everywhere? If

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