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Truth and Meaning: The Character of Candidates

Halfway through writing a posting on brokenness for this week, I walked out to get the mail. Living in a house previously owned by a Republican, I have been exposed first hand to the character of thei

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Strengthening Our Resolve

"I'm not worried about churches in our tradition conforming to the culture. I'm worried about them not effectively engaging the culture," Moore said in an interview. "We have to be able to speak with

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Nobody Needs a Church Or Lament of the Ministers

“I’m spiritual but not religious,” they say, and “I’m not comfortable with institutionalized religion.” That’s all well and good. But I get phone calls from strangers hoping I’ll visit a dying father

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Ministry in Steel Toe Shoes | Ministry in Steel Toe Shoes (Site / Info)

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The Future of Islam

In August, I blogged about “Tectonic Shifts in the Global Religious Landscape” on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World World I. One hundred years later we see, in the words

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Your Brain on Zen

Jim Austin the cognitive scientist and Zen practitioner was passing through on his way to one of the Dalai Lama’s brain science conferences to make a presentation. He is a Brown alum, his daughter liv

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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What Cook's Illustrated Teaches Me About Ministry

The latest issue of Cook's Illustrated  is a reaaaaaally good issue--I intend to try almost every recipe, except one that would set off my shrimp allergy.  The same day I opened the magazine, I went t

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Presidential Search Committee Selection Process

Finalized 10/25/14 Applications and Suggestions On November 1, 2014, we will begin accepting applications from people who wish to be considered for our nomination. In addition, we will publicly solici

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UUA Presidential Search Committee (Site / Info)

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Normal thanks

So, Daisy the Dog greeted me this evening with a tap-dance show, like normal. I had to help her on to the bed, but then she enjoyed Hop on Pop and Pillow Burrowing, like normal. And she whimpered for

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Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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Job Description: UUA President

Finalized 10/25/14 by the Presidential Search Committee The President of the Unitarian Universalist Association is the primary public and spiritual leader of Unitarian Universalism and the executive l

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UUA Presidential Search Committee (Site / Info)

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Meeting Report October 2014

October 24-25, 2014, In-Person meeting Unitarian Universalist Church of Atlanta, GA Present: Wayne Arnason, Joanna Fontaine Crawford, Matthew Johnson, Liz Jones, Michael Tino, Elandria Williams, Jacqu

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UUA Presidential Search Committee (Site / Info)

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A walk out from Cambridge across the meadows to Grantchester

Today was yet another pearl of a day and so I took the opportunity to walk out from Cambridge across the meadows to Grantchester.  I packed a picnic in my bag which I enjoyed in the warm sun under a b

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CAUTE — Just travelling hopefully (Site / Info)

Henry Bugbee Aufklärung Radical Enlightenment Spinoza Butterworth Cambridge Edward F. Mooney Grantchester Meadows The Banks of Green Willows The Inward Morning

Gratitude and Its Expression 2

Thank You, Universe I read about a recent Skeptic conference, where someone was going around asking the participants what they were grateful for. Most participants were thankful for things like friend

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Gratitude and Its Expression

Announcements (November 2014)

2nd Sunday Lunch Second Sunday Lunch will be at Yannas’ Taverna 12715 Warwick Blvd. on November 9th after the second service. Contact Bobbie Schilling with any questions.  All are welcome! ~~~~~~~~~~~

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

Announcements EDITION: October 2014 EDITION: November 2014

Technical Difficulties

My netbook and I have had a good four years or so, but we'll just say that it's been through a lot. My dog knocked off the down key ages ago. It's on its third or fourth or fifth battery. It's getting

2 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Reverend Lee Devoe, 1959 – 2014

Rev Lee was the first Unitarian Universalist minister I ever met. I've thought of her increasingly over the last two years as I have felt, and fought, and followed my own call to ministry. Like a pain

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The Sand Hill Diary (Site / Info)

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Plenty and Then Some

This blog post, and the excerpts of a sermon on which this blog post is based, are both inspired by a song, “Help Somebody,” by Susan Werner. “I got plenty and then some….what do I do?” I can not get

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Gratitude and Its Expression 1

The topic of this series was prompted by a question from a congregant, who asked me to explore gratitude and “how to handle or act on gratitude we have for people we don't know, such as our doctors' t

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Gratitude and Its Expression

Promises

Promises, promises Which ones will we make? Are they ones we will keep Or ones we will break?   What does it matter? Do we really care? Will we look for the courage? To take up the dare?   It is not a

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Sermons, Poetry, and Other Musings (Site / Info)

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Sermon: "Zombie Theology!" (Delivered 10-26-14)

Call to Worship Why did the zombie go to the Unitarian Universalist church? Braaaaaiiiins Good morning and welcome to The Community Church of Chapel Hill, Unitarian Universalist. Good morning and welc

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RevThom (Site / Info)

The Calm That Is "How It's Made"

Most of their lives, my sons have been big fans of "How It's Made" .This Canadian show takes just a few minutes to show us the steps involved in producing some item, from a Faberge-type egg to a shop

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)