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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table—Not Just the Justice’s Dad

Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Despite his many accomplishments, Oliver Wendell Homes, Sr. is best remembered today as the father of the great Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes,Jr., he of th

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

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UUSC Responds to Unprecedented Flooding in Louisiana

UUSC is currently working with local partner organizations in Louisiana to provide assistance to affected low-income populations who have lost their homes, jobs, and livelihoods as a result of the […]

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Recent Updates – Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (Site / Info)

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Diez recomendaciones para iniciar el curso con entusiasmo

En el año natural coexisten dos inicios de año, el de enero y el de septiembre. Me gusta; ese inicio postveraniego seguido de un replay invernal me parece algo muy estimulante. Como la naturaleza es s

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GABRIEL JARABA blog (Site / Info)

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Pagan Community Notes: Heathens Speak; Sacred Stone Camp; Phoenix Rising Austin and more!

TWH – As we reported last week, the Asatru Folk Assembly made public statements on its Facebook page that ignited an immediate backlash from users, which then spilled out across Heathen communities, t

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The Wild Hunt (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

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Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation (Site / Info)

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Canada Revenue Agency Audit: An Update and a Request for Help

The Canada Revenue Agency’s audit of the CUC is in the final stage. A Compliance Agreement has been signed, which outlines the corrective measures the CUC has to take. We have 6 months from the signin

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Three reasons why leftists don't support Hillary Clinton

1. She supported the coup against the democratically-elected leader of Honduras, just as Kissinger supported the coup against the democratically-elected leader of Argentina. 2. She helped create the c

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

Hillary Clinton

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

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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Bruce Partridge

Bruce J. Partridge’s connections to Victoria, BC, are two-fold: he was President of the University of Victoria from 1969 to 1972; and, he was a leader 1992-95 in the Unitarian Church of Victoria (rena

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Defying the Nazis

This fall a new documentary by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky will be coming to PBS, exploring the remarkable story of a Unitarian couple’s courageous work to rescue hundreds of people endangered by

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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CUC’s Role in International UU Work

Many Canadian UUs are committed to supporting the work of our international partners, the International Council of Unitarians and Universalists (ICUU) and the UU-United Nations Office (UU-UNO). You ha

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Theme-Based Ministry

Theme-based ministry has swept the nation! Okay, well that’s a bit of an exaggeration but over the last couple of years building Sunday morning content and other programs around monthly themes has bec

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Southern faith

I see my Unitarian Universalist and southern identities as strengths and gifts, not contradictions.

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uuworld.org: latest stories (Site / Info)

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.

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


a few quotes about philanthropy

"Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary." —Martin Luther King, Jr. "Millionaires at

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)



Yesterday I turned small steeples of wood for the boxes that will hold collections of Arkansas woods. The chapel shape of each box, and the turned steeple are used as symbols to suggest to viewers tha

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Bad Hair Day

Face it, in spite of your best efforts some days are going to be bad hair days, when things just go awry. Some days not only are you not going to be the graceful swan, you won’t even make it to a resp

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


August 29–Return Again: Finding the Balance

We had a dog when our children were growing up, now of blessed memory, named Buster. Buster died just a year ago after a long life as a beloved memory of our family. Buster was a runner.  He was a … C

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

UU 4th Principle Return Again

Patton’s Dreams: The Chalice Capers Vol. II

Does the true origin of the flaming chalice go back to 1949 in the eccentric mind of an far out Universalist minister named Rev. Ken Patton? Sean and Susan dive into this question and more as we climb

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The Pamphlet Podcast (Site / Info)

Season One The Pamphlet Chalice Capers

UUA aids voter registration effort

Congregations have opportunities to register voters in their communities to help people participate in the democratic process.

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uuworld.org: latest stories (Site / Info)