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A conundrum

Don’t you like that word? It means a confusing and difficult problem or question. Question: can you combine different types of support for the Fellowship? The simple answer is “Yes!” If you bring or m

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I have heard from so many families what this community means to them – from finding like-minded parents to form friendships with to a place where their kids are encouraged to think about their own bel

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“Practicing Safe Texts”: Misquoting Moses, Misquoting Jesus, Misquoting Muhammad

I try to post about Islam from time to time for at least two reasons. First, it is important to learn about the world’s second largest religion. There are approximately 1.6 billion Muslims in the worl

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Putting First Things First: Congregations of Philosophers

In 1931 the Humanist Unitarian minister Curtis Reese looked into his crystal ball and wrote that society was moving “away from religion conceived as one of man’s concerns, and toward religion conceive

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masks and arrows...

The lower elementary school at Clear Spring School is studying Africa, and the students suggested making African masks from wood in woodshop. They were making paper masks, but upon hearing that the or

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

6 Signs It’s Getting Close To Samhain

Some of the signs that Samhain is getting close are silly and border on offensive, but they’re still signs that Samhain is coming. Fortunately, there are deep, serious, spiritual signs we can look for

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Cats—The Musical Not Every Other Facebook Post

Some of the original Broadway cast of Cats. When Cats opened on Broadway on October 8, 1982 at the Winter Garden Theatre it was already a sensation in London’s West End.   It opened during an era when

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

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The CUUPS Podcast #30 – October 2015

The Fall 2015 issue of the CUUPS Podcast features "The Mother of Us All" a Dec. 2013 sermon from Rev. Arvid Straube where he speaks about the Virgin of Guadalupe and the feminine face of the Divine.

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Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

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Outside the Light

It is possible to be surrounded by rays of golden, glorious light and never notice. Addictions, fears, even a sense of entitlement can leave us caught on the dirty floor with no idea that just above o

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


October 8–Loss: My Whole Life

Recently, pondering some rather minor situations that were disappointing to me, I had what I can only call a moment of clarity.  I was sitting there mulling over the situation, and these words formed

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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Two Kinds of Wonder

Frederick Buechner has written: “There are mysteries which you can solve by taking thought. For instance a murder-mystery whose mysteriousness must be dispelled in order for the truth to be known. The

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Wonder of Wonders

Fierce Activists, Fierce Agitators: Women at the Vanguard of the Labor Movement

By Rachael Marks Edith Barksdale Sloan speaking at the first national conference of household workers, in 1971. (Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, National Archives for Black W

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Beacon Broadside (Site / Info)

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Over the Rainbow

Was first recorded by Judy Garland on this day in 1938. While not that version, this is the one that captured so many hearts. There have been many covers since, some astonishingly beautiful. But, this

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Changing the Lyrics

“Tonight’s the night the world begins again” — Lyrics to “Better Days” by Goo Goo Dolls As they say, everything old will be new again. I just never thought it would be the Goo Goo Dolls. I thought I h

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Christine Organ (Site / Info)

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Youth Ministry at its Best…and Worst

All year we in the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries at the Unitarian Universalist Association will be discussing the notion of DEEP FAITH and what it takes to do excellent youth ministry. He

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No experience necessary

It's been just about forever since I applied for a job that didn't require some experience, never mind aptitude. But here we are and it's all the rage in the contest for Republican nominee for Preside

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Druid College UK Begins First Term

[Get out your trapper keeper, Walkman and 8-track tapes,The Wild Hunt is going retro! As you have already noticed, we have returned to our old logo. But only temporarily, so enjoy some old-school fun

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bows and bowls...

Yesterday my home school students began carving bowls. One had finished the toy robot he was making and said, "I want to make a bowl." I thought we were toy making, but he had something more practical

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Who Is Pandora?

Some folklorists believe Pandora’s Box has become a metaphor for a woman’s womb. Perhaps being forced to have children against her will is a punishment for the woman opening her “box” when she has bee

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Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

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“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” –Matthew 6:21 Where—or what—is the treasure that holds your heart? The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spiritual reflectio

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)