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The Covenantal Tradition

Covenant, part 1 Hey, thanks for reading. What I write here is an expression of the tradition that informs me -- and by reading it, you, too, take a step into the stream of that tradition. Those who g

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

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WicDiv Read-Along

Yesterday I wrote about wanting to do something like an episode guide for a comic series and asked for suggestions. Soon after that I decided I didn’t really need suggestions, I definitely want to tal

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Spirit of Squee (Site / Info)

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Analysis of police press release about Alfred Olango raises serious questions

The police in El Cajon have released, and then updated, a press release about the shooting of Alfred Olango. Police have video of the incident taken from a bystander, which they say backs up their acc

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Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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Bishop Akiba’s Dream: And Visions of Zen in North America

Bishop Gengo Akiba, head of the continental North American branch of the Japanese Soto Zen Buddhist sect, has been advocating for the building of a traditional Japanese style Zen monastic complex in N

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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October Flame

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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The Animal Welfare Act Claims Rats and Mice Are Not Animals

By Marc Bekoff I am always incredulous that the AWA does not consider rats of the genus Rattus and mice of the genus Mus to be animals. Other animals also are conveniently tossed out of the animal kin

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

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Register Now for Regional Fall Gatherings!

Registration is now open for all three Regional Fall Gatherings taking place in October. With the national CUC conference shifting to a bi-annual schedule, these regional gatherings offer an annual op

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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New Voice for Disabled Pagans in England and Wales

[Dodie Graham McKay is one of our talented news writers and our Canadian correspondent. If you like her work and our daily news service, consider donating to The Wild Hunt. Each and every day, you wil

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Letter: Don’t forget history of UU women’s interfaith work

Letter to the editor: History of Unitarian interest in world religions is much older, if you remember women.

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UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

Florence (Bunny) Turner

April 9, 1928 – September 17, 2016 Throughout her life, Bunny Turner was politically engaged, actively involved in social justice work, and an enthusiastic advocate for doing what is right. She leaves

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Canadian Electoral Reform

What are your opinions about Canada’s voting system? The House of Commons has formed a Special Committee on Electoral Reform to ask Canadians for their input, to identify viable alternative federal vo

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Accepting What Comes

Perhaps I’ve repeatedly heard the message, “Accept what comes,” but it doesn’t feel that way. In my current ministry as a Spiritual Care Provider – read: Chaplain – the patients I see preach this to m

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Stumbling out of a dive

The theme song for today's post-debate assessments must be the Grateful Dead's Hell in a Bucket (maybe a tad racy for some workspaces, but PG video, and the classic studio audio). It's not just inside

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

It Ain’t Easy Being Green – Unless You’re Dead

The Natural Death Expo on Saturday, November 5, 2016. There is a growing community of people who have a desire to be as environmentally conscious as possible. Green initiatives are being created or hi

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Challenging Trump’s Islamophobia: Demagoguery & Democracy

The Huffington Post adds the following Editor’s note to every article they publish about Donald Trump: “Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racis

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Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

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Time for Indigenous People’s Day

Five middle school students in Plattsburgh researched Columbus discovering America and were surprised to learn he didn't. He discovered the West Indies. Columbus didn't trade with the indigenous peopl

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Rev. Sam Trumbore (Site / Info)

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The War of Positions and Communities of Resistance  

Antonio Gramsci was an early twentieth-century neo-Marxist who died in the 1930s as a result of imprisonment by the Italian Fascists. Gramsci described the inner-working of social systems as “the war

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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The Persistence of a Polytheist

Call it dedication. Call it devotion. Call it stubbornness. I’m calling it the persistence of a polytheist. Call it what you will. I’m going to keep doing what I’m called to do.

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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packrat...

I try not to promote the benefits of being a packrat, but having a few unfinished projects lying around can be an advantage at times. For instance, when Fine Woodworking editor Dillon Ryan arrived yes

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

I Speak Slowly

They say "sticks and stones can break my bones but words can never hurt me" but as a child who was teased, a fat teenager who was ridiculed, a lesbian who was threatened, a woman who gets cat-called,

12 hours ago

Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

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