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Ten million reasons to vote for Jill Stein, M.D.

The Democratic National Convention has catalyzed a new, much stronger debate about voting Democrat or opting to support the Green presidential nominee, Jill Stein. Dan Savage produced perhaps the “To

1 hour ago

Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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Safe spaces, or lack thereof

I'm still very much a humanist, but I'm a pretty open minded one who believes in metaphor, so part of my spiritual journey is listening to people whose beliefs differ radically from my own.  I was lis

4 hours ago

The Chaliceblog (Site / Info)

Black Wolf, Wis., to Jackson, Minn.

Yesterday, Carol and I had picked several clusters of Staghorn Sumac fruit. We soaked them overnight in water, and this morning we had sumac tea to drink. The tea was tart but not as flavorful as some

4 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Back on the political scene

We watched—and enjoyed—much of the evening's coverage of the Democratic National Convention, which, as you would expect was nothing at all like last week's horror in Cleveland. The speakers were very

6 hours ago

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Guitar Stringing: The Adventure

I have two guitars now. Probably one more than I really need but so it goes. And I’ve had the Ibanez Hollowbody for a year. This weekend I went to Mr. Music in Allston, MA (Boston) and got a guitar st

6 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Building Contemporary Indigenous Polytheism

Without a cultural context and foundation, a religious or spiritual practice is at best weakened and may cause far more harm than good. What is the cultural context for contemporary Western polytheism

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Beltane and Flower Communion

Beltane and Flower Communion May 1. We celebrate May Day. We celebrate the pagan holiday of Beltane. Beltane is the anglicised name for the Gaelic May Day festival, midway between the vernal equinox a

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

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Wiccan High Priestess Participates in the DNC Prayer Circle

PHILADELPHIA – A Wiccan High Priestess took part in an interfaith prayer circle today as part of the activities surrounding the Democratic National Convention this week. The DNC Prayer Circle is hosti

11 hours ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Some Fenland Photos

This morning I decided to take the Copenhagen-Pedersen over to Aldreth and take in a little of what might be called Hereward the Wake country. Here, for your enjoyment, are a few photos from the ride.

12 hours ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Stop Child Hunger in USA

In America, many schools strive to make sure each of their students is able to have a proper meal for lunch. Through the support of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, schools can provide their students

13 hours ago

Blog – Promise the Children (Site / Info)

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Buzz Coil: July 2016

Some recent posts from blogs on our blogroll (please note, we don't knowingly list posts in Buzz Coil that have been published previously by the blogger elsewhere or on the same blog): Pagaian Cosmolo

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Medusa Coils (Site / Info)

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Busting the Myths About Guns and US Gun Policy

A Q&A with Dennis A. Henigan Certainly the horror of the December 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, in which twenty first graders and six adults were struck down, has been a key turning poin

15 hours ago

Beacon Broadside: A Project of Beacon Press (Site / Info)

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We went to the Guelaguetza last night! The festival actually lasts officially for a week and unofficially for several weeks beforehand, since Mexico doesn’t hold a week-long party when a month-long pa

15 hours ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)


Camp Director – Unicamp of Ontario

Unicamp is looking for a new Camp Director to start in September doing part-time work during our off season and taking on the role full time in May as camp opens. Unicamp is a Unitarian Universalist c

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)


Join the Planning Team for 2017 UU-UNO Spring Seminar

Start looking forward to the UU United Nations Office’s upcoming Intergenerational Spring Seminar in New York City, April 5-8, 2017. While addressing the global topic of Interfaith Action to End Armed

17 hours ago

Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Truth, Healing, Reconciliation Reflection Guide: Update

In congregational life, August is a time of looking forward and planning. As you begin to make plans for the coming year, you may have questions about the Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Reflection

17 hours ago

Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Around the world in 503 days

What's the hurry after all? Solar Impulse completed its historic round-the-world trip, from Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi, finishing, oddly enough at night (and with all the lights on). It has batteries, of

17 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Finding Our Place in the Circle

Western Region Fall Gathering Oct. 14-16, 2016 Hosted by the Saskatoon Unitarians You are invited to find your place in the circle … This year’s Western Fall Region Gathering is an inter-spiritual, mu

17 hours ago

Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Google Groups: An Easier Way to Connect

For many years, CUC has used Yahoo groups to help UUs communicate, have discussions, ask questions and share resources. We are switching to Google groups for convenience – Yahoo requires that an invit

17 hours ago

Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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The Day the Holy Spirit Came to the Unitarian Universalists

I’ve told this story a couple of times. And, it has come to have a bit of a life of its own. I’ve run across it reprinted mostly citing my authorship here and there over the years. This week I’m at th

17 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)