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Robert Reich, posted on Facebook: "At most, according to the State Department’s initial review, the Keystone XL pipeline would create 35 permanent jobs. But it would wreak dangerous environmental da

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Interview with Carey McDonald: the UUA.org launch

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Growing Unitarian Universalism (Site / Info)

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fingerjointing boxes and smalll chests...

This morning in the wood shop I made a new jig for routing over-sized finger joints for large boxes and small chests. It is simply made and works on the order of the Gifkins Jig. The matching parts ar

1 hour ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

The Long, Happy Life of Mr. Cub

Note:   I began to draft this upon learning of Ernie’s death.   But I couldn’t get it finished in time for a straight obit, so I finished it and am posting it now on his birthday.   I don’t think he w

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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Truth and Meaning: To the Moon

I was 13 when Neil Armstrong took his first step on the moon. I remember sitting around the television with my family, all of us in rapt attention. Successfully landing on the moon was a monumental ac

4 hours ago

uujeff's muse kennel and pizzatorium (Site / Info)

justice environment

backward Bloom...

The following is from InformEd, an online commentary for educators, an article on Bloom's Taxonomy that I'd been asked to reference in the blog. I've done it, but not in the way they intended. "Broken

5 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Guest Post: Imbolc’s Invitation

[As this is the weekend that many Pagans celebrate Imbolc, we are taking a pause from our regular schedule and have invited Erick Dupree to share his thoughts on the seasonal celebration. Dupree is th

6 hours ago

The Wild Hunt | A modern Pagan perspective. (Site / Info)

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Remembering Thomas Merton Just for a Moment

Thomas Merton was born on this day in 1915. While it is conventional among Christian churches to acknowledge their holy ones on the day of their death, when they go on to the heavenly reward, me, I va

6 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Get Ready for Love: National Standing on the Side of Love Day is just around the corner!

2015 marks the sixth year we have re-imagined Valentine’s Day as “National Standing on the Side of Love Day,” when the very heart of the Standing on the Side of Love campaign comes to life. On this da

6 hours ago

Standing On The Side Of Love » Blog (Site / Info)

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Take a Leap

You can prepare. You can contemplate. You can weigh options, and list pros and cons. You can do a cost/benefit analysis. But if you’re on the end of the high dive, at some point you have to jump. What

8 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)


Compassion & Choices Lobby Day in Annapolis—Join Us

The post Compassion & Choices Lobby Day in Annapolis—Join Us appeared first on uusocialjustice.org.

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uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)


January 31–Sheltering Walls: Among You

The religious leaders were giving Jesus a hard time one day as he tried to talk about what the Kingdom of God was like.  They wanted details:  time, date, description and email address.  In the Gospel

13 hours ago

Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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Love and Guts

My husband adores chopped liver. I inherited his grandmother's recipe, and once or twice a year I set aside my visceral dislike of that particular organ meat, and make him a batch. I'm prepping a turk

16 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

food connection

Propaganda Aside, Keiko's Rescue Was Successful in Saving Him

One of the abiding problems that the people organizing to end the captivity of killer whales face is the reality that our mainstream national media -- being mostly corporate entities themselves -- are

20 hours ago

Orcinus (Site / Info)

The phone company

If you read the previous item (below), that headline might make you wonder if this was about privacy too; but no, just business. Back when the dot.com bubble was raging, I had a notion to track one of

20 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Recognition and Thanks

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard “Love is the spirit of this church, and service is its law. This is our great covenant: to live together in peace, to seek the truth in love, and

23 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

Love gratitude community covenant Stewardship commitment For all that is our life! Volunteerism

Supporting women’s health in New Orleans, and other UUs in the media

New Orleans church supports women’s clinic Despite harassment from pro-life protesters during a worship service earlier this year, members of First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans, La., a

23 hours ago

uuworld.org : UUs in the Media (Site / Info)

UUs in the Media

Love's The Only Engine Of Survival

There is no method to this anxiety, this imprint of a ghostly skeleton's palm embedded on my chest. Why can I still hear its voice? Why this cavernous echo from a time long past when I awkwardly built

23 hours ago

The Loving Room (Site / Info)


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RevSean (Site / Info)

All your base are belong to us

China now has the largest, and best-controlled economy in the world. The U.S. has enough attitude momentum to let us imagine "we're #1" (certainly through Super Bowl Sunday and the Academy Awards), bu

1 day ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)