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When Summer Finally Comes

Please, cold front, come. Threatening clouds tease us, and those six hot drops of rain aren't what we're looking for, either.

14 minutes ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Macedonia, Ohio, to Joliet, Ill.

I got up at 6:30 and went to the gas station across the street from our motel to buy a newspaper. They stocked three, and I got a copy of each — the Akron Beacon Journal, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, a

1 hour ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Robert Reich's tactical advice

This just in, from Facebook, from President Clinton's Secretary of Labor, in regard to the D.C. Circuit's duo decision today: "Just when you thought Republicans had run out of ammunition attacking the

1 hour ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Grossman not chat ready

MA Gov-would-be Steve Grossman has lots of smarts and skills, but this social-media stuff doesn't appear to be on his forte list. I sat stunned listening to him lecture about his new ad this evening.

3 hours ago

Marry in Massachusetts (Site / Info)

Hangout Massachusetts advertisement election 2014 governor Grossman ads campaign election Treasurer

We’re Still Here and the Earth is Still Sacred

Has Pagan environmentalism failed? Strictly speaking, yes. But there have been some successes, and we’re not done yet.

4 hours ago

John Beckett (Site / Info)

Paganism Pagan Nature Endangered Species Act environmentalism Kimberly Kirner

Religious Terrorists

“Liberal religion’s opposite is not conservatism, but fundamentalism.” On July 20, 2014, our worship at First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans was disrupted by a pro-life fundamentalist Ch

7 hours ago

Vive Le Flame! (Site / Info)

justice Standing on the Side of Love From Us

Living With Guns: My Commentary Published in July 13 Sunday Eunice News

As a military chaplain, I prayed over too many people who were murdered by their spouses, lovers, or friends. I know first hand that guns don’t kill people. People kill people. People with guns kill t

8 hours ago

About Our Inherent Worth (Site / Info)

What Should We Think About Death? A Humanist Public Service Message Narrated by Stephen Fry

Post by British Humanist Association.

9 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Mother of Exiles

Today marks the one hundred and sixty-fifth birthday of the American poet Emma Lazarus. I’ve said this before, but I believe it worth repeating. There are a tiny handful of documents that sing to the

11 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


An Auspicious Beginning

Some people start their ministerial internships writing learning agreements, figuring out the copier and the coffee maker, and meeting absolutely everyone. Others start their ministerial internships w

11 hours ago

Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

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Another brick through the window

The godawful mess just got potentially godawfuller, with a mini-decision from two of the eleven judges on the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit that whatever Congress intended, what they said was

11 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

5 Countries Facing Water Crisis

Daphne Holmes contributed this guest post. UUCF members and friends have generously contributed to Dig This Well! in Oltorotua, Kenya, and I think water as a human right is an issue of high interest t

12 hours ago

uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)


Small Gods on the Pale Blue Dot

I gave an address a couple of week's back at the local Unitarian church that combined Terry Pratchett with Carl Sagan. You might enjoy it. http://lightbringers.net/node/99

12 hours ago

Unitarian Universalists (Site / Info)

Grappling with an Old Demon

Along with so many others, I watch in horror and disgust as Israeli rockets fall into residential areas their own policies have packed too full of all ages of people and too few resources for said res

12 hours ago

Politywonk (Site / Info)


Today in spam

It comes in strange waves, washing up the sides of the bucket under an alien, orange sun. Maybe there are two suns. And a handful of moons. My view with gmail is the sender name text, the subject line

13 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

so far...

Hand carve a sphere and cylinder? The three parts of gift number 2 are the symbol associated with Friedrich Froebel that was used as the marker on his grave. In this case both the ball and cylinder we

13 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

explore-blog: Jeanette Winterson on reading, time, and how art...

explore-blog: Jeanette Winterson on reading, time, and how art creates a sanctified space for the human experience – spectacular 1994 interview. 

14 hours ago

Cabaret Church is: (Site / Info)

scarykeion: kelbebop: Alas, poor Yorick. You were glam as...

scarykeion: kelbebop: Alas, poor Yorick. You were glam as fuck. THIS IS IN IAMBIC PENTAMETER

14 hours ago

RevSean (Site / Info)

On Being Fat, Brown, Femme, Ugly, and Unloveable -

On Being Fat, Brown, Femme, Ugly, and Unloveable -: I have become anti-romance because I cannot be...

14 hours ago

RevSean (Site / Info)

"It's not fair!!!"

Fairness is not the same thing as justice as we have described in previous articles. Justice is compliance with laws, regulations, and ethical codes enforced by those with the power in our society to

14 hours ago

UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

Principle 2 Justice