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UU and Buddhist . . . and Prophetic

I am a Unitarian Universalist Buddhist. I was born and raised a UU in white, middle-class, US culture. I think I was about 14 before I ever encountered Eastern religion of any kind (a friend took me a

1 hour ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Reflection

Beliefs, A-Liefs, and Seeing the Way Things Are

Tis education forms the common mind, Just as the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined. Alexander Pope One of the major tourist attractions in Chicago is the Willis Tower, formerly the Sears Tower and als

3 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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A follow-up to the Winchester Profession fellowship idea

There are (for me anyway) two truisms for this blog. The less time I put into a blog post, the more likely I’m going to get disproportionately large interest. The more time I put into a blog post, the

3 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Universalism "Independent Universalist"

Cinematic Multitasking

I am a a champion channel-flipper, especially when commercial avoidance is involved.  On rare occasions, I find fun pairings of movies to flip between with some common themes.  Tonight? 10 Things I Ha

9 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Good Enough: 10 Tips for Sucking Less

Recently Christine Organ (a blogger for this UU Collective) published a lovely post on “good enough” parenting in this competitive age. Frankly, as someone who feels like “good enough” parenting is pr

14 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Many Voices Reading Circle-October Book Selection

The October Book Selection is “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe. The Reading Circle will meet at the home of Sally Cummings on October 29 at 7:30 p.m. Please contact Sally at 201-816- 8841 for dire

15 hours ago

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palisades » » Blog (Site / Info)

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The Remarkable Annie is Born

Annie Besant was born on this day in 1847. When George Bernard Shaw recruited Annie Besant to the Fabian Society in 1885 he called it a major victory for the cause, as he declared she was “the greates

15 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Hitting Ledge

I didn’t have the camera with me last week when we pulled out of the driveway of the convalescent facility where a family member has been recovering after surgery. Utility crews have been laying gas l

19 hours ago

The Sand Hill Diary (Site / Info)

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P. G. Wodehouse on individualism

P. G. Wodehouse, a novelist of ideas? How absurd! And it is true that most of his dozens of novels are bits of fluff, with no more intellectual content than the brain of Bertie Wooster, one of his mos

20 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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giving thanks in all circumstances.

Dear one, My heart ached for you when you got the phone call telling you that your child had suddenly died. It is a tragedy to lose our children, no matter how old they might be. We always love them,

21 hours ago

Speaking of... (Site / Info)

Personal Reflections Public Theology Biblical Commentary

UUA Board packet for October?

There’s a UUA Board meeting scheduled for October 16 to 19, but the Board packet isn’t up yet. Does this seem late? Surely I’m not the only one who (tries to) read it?

22 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalist Association

Sunday Services (October 2014)

Services for October 2014 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula theme: Gratitude “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough, and more.  It turns de

23 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Who is the Organization Behind the Building?

By the time you’re holding this edition of the Voice in your hands, there’ll be trenches dug up around our building. It’s not the construction project (it’s only the utilities move), but it’s a precur

1 day ago

Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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A Panoramic UU View

I have always been drawn to the expansive views in life, starting from the plains in the Midwest, to the horizon line at the ocean, to the sunsets over mountains, and now here in the high desert. Thes

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Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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It Has Been a Busy Month!

It has been a busy month! The Coming of Age program kicked off with a retreat for the youth and leaders at Ghost Ranch. What an amazing group of youth and adults — a big thank you to everyone who supp

1 day ago

Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

President

Cri de Coeur: On Swearing and Godtalk

I probably spend too much time swearing.  And thinking about swearing.  And appreciating particularly clever or inventive swearing.  I mean, I am a seminarian and we are, supposedly, not supposed to s

1 day ago

irrevspeckay (Site / Info)

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Things We Should Talk About as Long-Term Ministers

One of my greatest weaknesses as a pastor is--quite simply--that I am not the most organized person to ever wear a Geneva gown.  It is a problem that members of my church are rather familiar with.  Ov

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Burbania Posts! (Site / Info)

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Five reads about Universalism

I was recently asked by a serious, but still developing, student of Universalism what five books I would recommend. That’s a hard question to answer. While I’ve been reading for a long time on Univers

1 day ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Universalism

Ebola

Yes, the CDC has confirmed that a patient in Dallas has the Ebola virus. Am I worried? Not so much.  Dallas is a four hour drive from here. The patient is in isolation. We have some of the best medica

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Message Toolkit for Bold Reproductive Justice

The gathering a couple of weeks ago in Washington, D.C. of nearly 200 reproductive justice advocates from all over the country under the auspices of the All Above All coalition to restore and sustain

1 day ago

UUWF (Site / Info)

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