Thursday, August 12, 2010
A Unitarian Tea Party...
"A Unitarian Tea(ty) Party.
(Given as questions to be answered.)
This tea we claim as the chief characteristic of Unitarianism.
And it is manifest to the world by our
When accused of appropriating all the intellectual greatness of the world we must plead
Do we need a sip of Moses's favorite brew?
In one brand of tea we acknowledge we are below the average, that is,
This tea is our bond,
One issue of modern politics we should serve to other denominations.
Of this brand we ourselves should partake.
But we of all others should avoid this.
One of our Christian endeavors is
We must drink deeply of
And stand always for
This tea, although the soul of wit, is only the form of our covenant.
To be true to our church and each other we need
And to respond to the calls upon us with
Always do our
And assume a degree of
Not leaving all to the overworked
And the result of all will be
(Illustration: Beatrix Potter, Toad's Tea Party)
Posted by slt at 7:55 AM