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Thinking of Books That Helped Me on My Spiritual Path

I would like to hold up for your consideration a small out of print book. Think of it as an invitation to hang out in used bookstores. While there look around for Simons Roof’s Journeys on the Razor-e

7 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Sources of prayers: an English book from 1903

The services before the Hymns of the Spirit include prayers and litanies from various sources, including the 1903 Devotional Services for Public Worship, by John Hunter. He was the minister of King’s

16 hours ago

Rev. Scott Wells (Site / Info)

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Some Questions Approaching the Fall

Does the changing of the season Speak to your spirit? The warm glow of sunsets The rustle of autumn leaves.   We must prepare for winter Even as we bask   In the fading light.   What did you harvest t

17 hours ago

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

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September Flame

  **Blood drive**    Goddess Circle     Lip Sync Through the Decades    Leadership workshop    2016 Retreat    COMING SOON!   Larry Baer John Kelly Heather Vozzelli Sara Drees Bob Smith Lin Chambers R

18 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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An Insurrectionist Theology

So, I'm well into my last week of my sabbatical and I've been using it to read John D. Caputo's terrific "The Folly of God: A Theology of the Unconditioned" and also, to my mind, an important book wit

1 day ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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The comforting illusion of control

Pencil & ink, 9.5 x 12.5 inches, July-August 2016

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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Falling Down & Rising Strong

I’ve posted previously about Brené Brown’s book The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are. I’m a fan of Brown’s work. Another accessible introduc

1 day ago

Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

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The Zen of Attitude Adjustment, Or, Let the Sweet Two by Four of Life Draw You Into the Moment

Have you ever been mugged and had a friend ask you why you wanted that to happen? This actually happened to a friend of mine. The premise within this exchange is that we are in control of what happens

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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No Desire for the Fruits of Your Action

Grace has its own way of shaping what our hearts bequeath it. The toil of body and soul, we offer up to the universe, and what the universe makes of it is not ours to say. Is the world making any prog

1 day ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Attain the Good You Will Not Attain

Mr Natural’s 719th Meditation

I recall this strip from my misbegotten youth. I’m not actually sure about the exact chronology, but I associate it with my early explorations of Zen meditation. At the time I found it helpful. Today,

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Some photos of wallow Wind Farm

This afternoon I thought I'd take a spin on the Copenhagen Pedersen over to see Wadlow Wind Farm to enjoy their powerful and clean presence in the landscape. How I wish there were so many more. All th

1 day ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

black and white photography Copenhagen-Pedersen Ricoh GR Wallow Wind Farm

Southside With You, A Small, But Delightful Film

Yesterday Jan and I saw the imaginative recreation of Michelle Robinson and Barack Obama’s first date, Southside With You. We left the movie smiling. Bottom line: a lovely, if slight film. But, then w

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Advocacy Update

As we move into the fall and the end of the 2016 election season, there will be new opportunities for UUWF public policy witness and education around justice for women: Zika The spread of the Zika vir

1 day ago

Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation (Site / Info)

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Saint’s day

Yesterday, after considerately waiting until 9 or 10 a.m., people in our neighborhood began setting off firecrackers. “Cracker” is not the right word. FireBOOMS. All morning, we had this series of sou

2 days ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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SIT: A Short Film by Yoko Okumura

Filmmaker Yoko Okumura turns the camera on her family, including the renowned Zen teacher Shohaku Okumura. Sweet. Sad. Human lives, lived. Twelve minutes.

2 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Dedication Time Lapse

Dedication Time Lapse Video

2 days ago

Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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‘fess up!

You’ve done it in the shower. You know you’ve done it in a car. Probably in the living room. Tom Cruise did it in his underwear! Lip Syncing is all the rage!! You’re invited to perform at Lip Syncing

2 days ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Tilden lectures on the ministry online

There’s a shortage of historic works — Unitarian or Universalist — on the preparation and exercise of the ministry. So — while researching — I was happy to see a printed set of lectures by William Phi

2 days ago

Rev. Scott Wells (Site / Info)

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While There Is A Soul In Prison

Note: I recently have become involved with the Industrial Workers of the World's Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee. I am serving as their contact person for faith-based organizing. It is a vol

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

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Cat and armadillo

Moving along finishing some pieces. These two little critters have been almost-done for several weeks. The cat is 5″ long, the armadillo 4″, not counting their tails. Heaven knows we aren’t going to h

2 days ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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