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Nicholas Winton Dies

Nicholas Winton kept a secret for much of his life. It wasn’t until 1988 when his wife found a scrapbook in their attic that she learned the truth about her husband. Pretty much on a whim canceling a

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Evolution: Turns out it is here to stay

It was on this day in 1858 that the two people who first articulated the theory of evolution through natural selection, Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin delivered papers at the Linnean Society

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A Symbol For Who We Are

Symbols have power.  This is something we all know to be true.  No matter what it is, from symbols of love and peace to those of war and hate.  Symbols have the power to evoke reactions in each of us

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Big Springs, Neb., to Avoca, Iowa

As you drive along Interstate 80, the people you meet in desert places, like in Winnemuca, tend to be friendly, tolerant of eccentricity, with a live-and-let-live attitude towards the world. The peopl

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Camp NaNoWriMo 2015!

Every November I take part in National Novel Writing Month, writing a truly horrendous first draft of a novel. The same group also sponsors a "Camp" writing month in July, a little less structured but

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

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Black Churches Burning White Supremacy Burning

  “The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives are involved in the investigation into the incidents — though the FBI says it’s too soon to tell if

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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It Still Matters What We Believe

From an article I submitted to the Coloradoan on June 29, 2015....http://www.coloradoan.com/story/opinion/2015/06/29/gay-marriage/29489705/After the Supreme Court handed down its decision on marriage,

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Discerning a Call  - Another Possibility (Site / Info)

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The Closest I'll Ever Get

The Rev. David Weissbard was  chosen by his colleagues to speak for the ministers who marked their 50 year ordination anniversary. This was at the 25/50 UUMA service on Wednesday morning at Ministry D

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Bookstore, Laramie

Used book store in Laramie, Wyo.

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Evanston, Wyo., to Big Springs, Neb.

About an hour from Evanston, I got off the interstate and headed north on state route 372. I drove over a rolling sagebrush-covered landscape; here and there along the road I could see the usual sight

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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If My Dog Were In Charge...

If my dog were in charge (and she just might be)... Anything that smelled good to her would be hers. None of this waiting for someone to drop it. Speaking of smells, humans would have more appreciatio

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Nelson Eddy Steps onto the Stage

Today Nelson Eddy would have been one hundred and fourteen! Another child of Providence, Rhode Island, Nelson Eddy rose from poverty to become an acclaimed actor. More important within that, he was a

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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RE NEWS by Joanne Dingus

RE News By Joanne Dingus I recently went to my son’s college orientation at CNU. And I noticed some things there that I think I can bring back to the children’s RE program. First, it was very welcomin

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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We Never Talked About It Again

Me -- a long time ago I remembered the moment clearly for years.  It was back in the day, which for me was 1969 or 1970; I was a student in college, the George Washington University in Washington DC.

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Winnemuca, Nev., to Evanston, Wyo.

This morning, I had a hard time getting on the road; a week’s worth of twelve-hour days running Ecojustice Camp finally caught up with me. I was a little bleary when I started driving. Yesterday in a

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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I Can't Adult! Sermon 6/28/15

Given at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston on June 28, 2015 Working from a place of playfulness, we had sermon bingo cards with fabulous prizes, choose your own adventure hymns, a time

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

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Inherent Worth & Dignity and (Possibly) Defending Clarence Thomas (reblogged)

While at the national (with some international flavors, as well) gathering of Unitarian Universalists that just concluded in Portland, Oregon, public theologian Rev. Tom Schade was generous enough to

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Epictetus, from The Handbook chapter 38

38. Just as when you walk you watch out for twisting an ankle or stepping on a nail, just so watch out for twisting your mind. Do this for every thing you do and you should be OK. Tagged: #Stoicism

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...Or Perish Together as Fools

preached at the First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist, June 28, 2015 I have both the great fortune and the great misfortune of being in First Parish’s pulpit this morning. I have the great

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

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A Ritual to Read to Each Other: being some thoughts about apples and elephants and remaining a distinctive Unitarian and Free Christian place of worship.

A picture showing many of the important religious symbols I mention in the address  The picture on the right shows the candle on our communion table, a light shining in the darkness, which we kindle a

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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