Non-uments and Toppled Statues – Video

Image by David Ryder, with permission

with Mark Simpson, Worship Leader and Music by David Edwards, featuring an original composition by David Edwards.

The ropes are taut and the protesters are pulling hard. Slowly the giant stone man begins to tip until gravity takes over and finishes the job with a resounding crash. The crowd roars its approval and feels a surge of accomplishment. What do we see when we look at the freshly vacated space?

Joseph Bednarik serves as the Pulpit Assistant at Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Port Townsend, Washington. He studied philosophy at Haverford College, and has worked in literary publishing for over twenty years. He is currently the Co-Publisher of Copper Canyon Press, a nonprofit dedicated to poetry.