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This Week's Prayer

Dear Ground of Being, We pray to remember, to grow in gratitude for the voices of insight among us. We remember Marcus Borg, who died this week. The liberal Christian theologian was a leader in the Je

3 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)


25 January 2015 Worship Service and Religious Education for Children and Youth

Please join us on Sunday (25 January 2015) at 11:00 AM for “Sing a New Song” by Rabbi Dr. Jana L. De Benedetti (B’nai Zion Congregation — Shreveport LA). Join us as we welcome Rabbi Jana back to our p

9 hours ago

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana » Announcements (Site / Info)

Truth and Meaning: Community College Realities

Last Sunday, the Midland Daily News published an editorial titled "Our View: Aid, scholarships already available for community college." An adequate response mandates that the falsehoods in each sente

10 hours ago

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

justice youth income inequality disillusion

16th Annual World Religion Day — 25 January 2015

Please join us this Sunday (25 January 2015) from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at The Highland Center (520 Olive Street — Corner of Highland and Olive) for our annual World Religion Day celebration. This is a c

10 hours ago

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana » Announcements (Site / Info)

The Unmerciful Servant: One of Jesus’ Parables as Remembered by Kids

Thanks to the good folk at the First Baptist Church of Marble Falls for this gem.

11 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Levi Boone—Chicago’s Know Nothing Mayor

Dr. Levi D. Boone, 17th Mayor of Chicago. Dr. Levi Boone was a mess of contradictions.   A twig of the expansive Boone family tree—he was Daniel’s great-nephew—he overcame early poverty to become a un

11 hours ago

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

American Party anti-Catholic anti-immigrant Baptists Camp Douglas Chicago Civil War Copperheads Know Nothings Lager Beer Riot Levi Boone mayor Sunday closing Temperance

We can never surprise nature in a corner . . . a walk along Fleam Dyke to Mutlow Hill

The woods on the way to the dyke Last Monday, I cycled over to Fleam Dyke and then walked along it to Mutlow Hill where I ate my sandwiches and had a flask of warming tea. Much needed it was too, beca

11 hours ago

CAUTE — Just travelling hopefully (Site / Info)

walking black and white photography Ralph Waldo Emerson Fleam Dyke Friends of the Roman Road and Fleam Dyke Mutlow Hill The Method of Nature Transcendentalism

25 January 2015 Adult Religious Education

Please join us on Sunday (25 January 2015) at 9:30 AM for our adult religious education class. This week, we are taking a break from our Nature’s God study group. Melissa Gibson will be facilitating a

11 hours ago

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana » Announcements (Site / Info)

Daily Meditation 1/24/15

Lunar month - Rehk Wer 5 Solar month - Aqu 5 Metonic - Year 1, Lunation 2 Tzolk'in -  1 Kan Dreamspell -  Blue Solar Monkey Lunar phase -- Tarot - 0 Fool - Uranus. Change, new beginnings, carefree. Le

12 hours ago

My Buddhagan Chronicles (Site / Info)

78 Days of Tarot

Two New Preaching Dates

I am delighted to announce two new preaching dates: March 15, United First Parish Church (Unitarian), Quincy, MA May 10, The First Church in Salem, Unitarian, Salem, MA.

13 hours ago

Colin Bossen: Writer, Preacher, Organizer (Site / Info)


Boom whackers

Yesterday as I was attending a staff development meeting at Clear Spring School, a local composer and pianist Ellen Foncannon began working with our younger students during the school's Friday afterno

13 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

False Victory

As a former daily reporter and columnist, I was quite used to having to pull and rewrite stories on tight deadlines because the situation had changed. An arrest had been made, a source had been locate

13 hours ago

UUWF (Site / Info)


January 24–Sheltering Walls: Special Space

Do you have a space that is yours?  The space might be at home, a room in the house, a corner of a room, a special chair with a lamp and table next to it.  It might be a spot … Continue reading →

14 hours ago

Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

UU 4th Principle Sheltering Walls

Just for Fun, Just for Political Geeks: Nate Silver and Gang Speculate on the Presidential Field

Over at the website Fivethirtyeight.com, political (and sports) prognosticator supreme Nate Silver and his associates have a little fun speculating about the “horse race” in the two parties, even as t

15 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Is there a place for poor Unitarian Universalists?

And when I ask “Is there a place for poor Unitarian Universalists?” I don’t mean one, or two, or a small handful of poor people within a congregation of prosperous people, but a vital presence of Unit

15 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

class Mission and Polity

Wide Eyes

For some it is a way of life—to observe, to note, to take in the small details. For those of us who are not owls it requires an ongoing discipline of cultivating wide eyes to notice life’s tiniest ble

16 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)


SAC Tidbits, January 24, 2015

So much is happening I’ll give some brief tidbits of social action information to chew on. Dinner in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Thanks to the 16 UUCF members and friends who either helped or

21 hours ago

uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)


Boosting the Signal

Yesterday MetaFilter started an "AskMeFi"- an Ask Meta Filter--asking women to share examples of inappropriate and inaccurate comments/treatment they've gotten based on their gender. I heard about it

23 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

recommended: Obvious Child—and our cat has a drinking problem

Obvious Child is a great little romantic comedy with the sort of sensibilities that will offend some people, but charmed us. We laughed a lot, and we were impressed with the ending. It's hard to say w

23 hours ago

it's all one thing (Site / Info)



Nice editorial from the Twin Falls Times-News : Idaho GOP proves Obama's point with their "duck-and-cover" avoidance. (Not to mention the sniping.) "[W]hat were Republicans so busy doing while Obama e

1 day ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)