Author Archives: davepersons

About davepersons

Retired minister who writes, speaks, sings, hikes, golfs, climbs mountains, etc.

Falling In Love With Your Self

Do you really love yourself today?  More than anyone or anything else?  Sounds a bit arrogant, doesn’t it?  Yet it’s the truth!  Unless you can love yourself, you really can’t love anyone else, at least very deeply. How can this be? … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Finding a New Jesus

(This sermon was prepared for the Unitarian/Universalist Churches of East Aurora and Hamburg) What do Unitarian/Universalists think or believe about Jesus? Has he been abandoned as no longer relative to this era? Some may feel this way, sort of a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Notes from “What the Health?” 

Investigative movie created, produced and narrated by Kip Anderson on the benefits of a plant based diet.  Produced on Netflix. Film examines the link between diet and disease, and the billions of dollars at stake for the healthcare, pharmaceutical and … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

U2 Concert by D74

Earlier this month I attended my first U2 concert at New Era stadium.  With three of my children and great seats, the stadium filled with fans of the 40-year-old popular Irish rock music group. An opening “prelude” came from a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What’s It Mean to Die?

My 4-year-old granddaughter asked me this yesterday morning.  I had mentioned to her that Gramma and I were getting a new dog in a few weeks, one that will be little, but a little bigger than Carmel, the Dachshund dog … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

KNOWING GOD

Can we ever really know God?  Like a friend, or even a lover?  Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have and enjoy such a relationship?  I think it is possible and also one of the best things we can enjoy on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Seeing God

“The world will see me no more, but you will see me….”  John 14:19 Do you often feel lonely?  Perhaps that’s an understatement!  Most do, but we need not, at least for too long.  Studies show Americans are lonely, 300 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment