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National Poetry Month—Easter and the Rites of Spring

It is Easter, the holiest day of the year for traditional Christians, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus, the conformation of him as the Christ,and the promise of eternal life for those who believe

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

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Holding your two selves together

Growing up, I was diagnosed with anxiety at an early age. From age seven onward therapy was a regular aspect of my life- it was just another after school activity. Some kids went off to learn viola, I

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Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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Better easy bubble juice recipe

Back in 2012, I posted an easy bubble juice recipe for making soap bubbles 9-12″ in diameter. Here’s a better easy bubble juice recipe, which uses easily obtainable ingredients, and features a superio

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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In Praise of Easter 

Some will tell you, Easter is about one man, o [...]

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Discerning a Call  - Another Possibility (Site / Info)


April 20–Metamorphosis: Easter–Back to Life

I love to nap! I have a blanket for napping.  Sometimes there is a book, a tablet, or an old movie on in the background but those are just distractions. There is a special space in the universe for us

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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The '80s Mixtape Playing in My Head

Yes, I'm a product of the '80s. The music especially keeps bubbling up. *If, in a body prayer to the four directions, the instructions include "Now face west", I will be transported to REM's "Stand."

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

that settles it...

In my poll at right the vast majority chose the veneered box with the matching lid over the one that was purposefully mismatched. I should have known that would happen, and I believe you all with the

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Thoughts on Liberal Christianity’s Tension Between Faith and Reason

While watching an interview of John Shelby Spong on Youtube, I heard him articulate an area of tension that I’ve experienced in my own life. It occurred when Allan Gregg inquired: […]

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Crystal St. Marie Lewis (Site / Info)

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Give me land, lots of land, under starry skies above

A couple of choice comments under the Salt Lake Tribune article about closed-door meetings of a gaggle of political leaders from nine states, to talk about the the latest instantiation of the Sagebrus

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A Quarterway Home

You’ve heard of a half-way house? Well, this was a quarter-way. For those who no longer needed a locked facility. But only just barely. The quarter-way residents had not been in jail. They’d been wher

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Time of Renewal, Time of Peace

Easter. Time of Renewal. Time of Peace. Mid-April. Green slowly returning in Maine, an explosion of color in most of the world. April in Paris. Cherry Blossoms in Washington, DC and Japan. Magnolias i

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Ministry Position Now Open

Opportunity of a Lifetime! We are about to make UU history–  again. We are inviting a UU Minister to join our team–  at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston, Texas! Houston, Texas is the

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How We Do Church Now (Site / Info)


Easter Through a Unitarian Universalist Lens

It's been awhile since I last posted, but I've been rethinking my understandings of the Easter/Passover/Solstice season and am speaking about it tomorrow.  Here it is. EASTER THROUGH A UU LENS By Rev.

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Ms. Kitty's Saloon and Road Show: A New Gig (Site / Info)

20 April 2014 Easter Sunday Worship Service

Please join us at 10:30 AM on Easter Sunday (20 April 2014) for our Sunday Worship for all ages — “Does It Hurt to Bloom?  A Celebration of Easter” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell. The service will include sp

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

No Religious Education Classes on Easter Sunday (20 April 2014)

There are no 9:00 AM  Religious Education Classes for children, youth, or adults on Easter Sunday (20 April 2014). You can sleep a little later and still join us for our 10:30 AM Sunday Worship and ou

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pragmatists vs ideologues: on rape culture theorists and Jim C. Hines

I reject rape culture theory for the same reason RAINN does: I'm a pragmatist. I want rape to be addressed in the most effective way possible. When I'm wrong, I'm glad to be corrected because I'm not

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SWC: Sources of Wisdom

This weekend, most Christians and many UUs will celebrate Easter, or the story of the resurrection of the prophet Joshua of Nazareth. This is the central event in most Christian traditions, marking th

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I am UU (Site / Info)

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Huffington Post Blog: The Meaning of Good Friday

Check out my latest Huffington Post Blog! “The Meaning of Good Friday”

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RevWho (Site / Info)

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My Easter with Christians, Jews, and Muslims

Susan Katz Miller, author of BEING BOTH: Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family, celebrates an interfaith Easter and the bonds that unite families, neighborhoods, and countries.

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Lent (Day 40) — we made it…

I did finish Breslin’s book, and I do appreciate his desire to not let the authorities and their short-sighted attempts to keep the whole sex abuse matter quiet for their own political reasons be the

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All-Soulo (Site / Info)

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