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The Effect on Texas

By Daniel Kanter A few weeks ago I was at my third PPFA national conference, representing Unitarian Universalism on the Clergy Advocacy Board. Our attempt to be the face of pro-reproductive rights and

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The educational value of manual training

 In the late 1800s and early 1900's two St. Louis educators battled head to head. William Torrey Harris was a pompous intellectual who became head of the US Department of Education, and Calvin Woodwar

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

CUUPS Convocation is Taking Shape!

All are welcome...CUUPS members, ministers, seminarians, and those interested in UU Paganism, earth and nature centered spirituality on all levels.

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Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

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Riddle

In Greek legend, the Sphinx devoured all travelers who could not correctly answer its riddle. The Sphinx may be mythical, but it turns out that in life—whether work or social situations or personal re

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A Tolstyan moment of much needed peace on Unst, Shetland—“De staar o’peace is risin, may shu never set ageen”

The Peace Pole Still in saddened and shocked, both from the result of the EU Referendum and the increasing reports of an upturn in abuse towards migrants in England (about which I commented in my last

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June 29 – Listening: Howling at the Moon

Sometimes my dog jumps up from where he is sitting in the house and begins barking frantically.  My initial inclination, still, is to shush him and admonish him for “barking at nothing”.  But I always

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Remembering the Day Chicago Blew Up

This 1887 map, two years before the annexation votes shows Chicago and its surrounding townships including  Lakewood, Jefferson, Cicero, Lake, and Hyde Park that were soon joined to the city.   June 2

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

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Brexit: more hate crimes, and the same austerity

The spike in hate crimes following the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom is not surprising. It also shows how democratic structures can be used to propel intolerance. Psychologically, the 52%-48% vote

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Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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Big Springs to Avoca, Iowa

When you drive across the country, what you remember are the eye-catching parts of the landscape through which you have traveled. You focus your vision on what turns out to be a tiny portion of what y

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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A good haircut

I need to cut my hair every six weeks or so or it starts to fro up. I don’t really like it that way. I also find short hair feels much lighter. So tried a new place today and made an appointment for s

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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To My Children - Black Lives Matter

My Dearest Children,I am writing tonight because I want to tell you something in the big words. Right now you are just five and seven. The words I use are often (but not always....sorry) chosen for yo

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Help Wanted

There are lots of exciting things going on in the church these days that would benefit from the skills and passions of our members – and we don’t always know all those skills and passions, and those w

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Green Sanctuary & Climate Justice

Advocating for Our Interdependent Web of Life Peebles Island The Green Sanctuary Spring Outing attracted UUs from area congregations for a picnic and a scenic hike. Where the Mohawk River meets the Hu

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Come join us for all ages fun and fellowship at the Annual UUSS Camping Weekend – August 18-21!

We are returning to the beautiful Thompson Lake State Park near Thatcher Park for a weekend of camping on August 18-21. Join us for one, two or three nights – or just for a day.  This enjoyable weeken

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EARTH CIRCLES SUMMER CALENDAR

Join us for Full Moon Drumming – 7-8PM—around a fire in the garden (or in the sanctuary if rain) Tuesday, July 19 & Thursday, August 18 All are welcome.  In a circle all are equal. We drum on the full

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Our Gods Are Not Jealous Gods

Jealousy is not a virtue. Its roots are not in love and power, but in possessiveness and insecurity. It seeks a relationship of control and often abuse, not one of respect and reciprocity. Why would a

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(6-28) Madtown

A good ride in. Took the scenic route south over the hills & into the wind. Down & across the sandy Wisconsin to a picnic brkfst in Muscoda. Along the flats to Avoca where two freaks turned me on to a

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beingblog: Krista Tippett delivers the Ware Lecture at the 2016...

beingblog: Krista Tippett delivers the Ware Lecture at the 2016 UUA General Assembly.

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Little lower than the angels (Site / Info)

Ministry in Canada and Our Collective Voice

An interview with Rev. Fulgence In the next year, Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana, a recently arrived refugee in Canada, will be working with the Unitarian Congregation of Saskatoon, as he fills in the gaps

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