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Occupy Hong Kong: A coalition of resistance takes shape

The Nation is reporting that some 10,000 union workers in Hong Kong have decided to strike in solidarity with the Occupy HK movement. Just a week ago the protest movement was catalyzed (and moved forw

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Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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Cinematic Multitasking

I am a a champion channel-flipper, especially when commercial avoidance is involved.  On rare occasions, I find fun pairings of movies to flip between with some common themes.  Tonight? 10 Things I Ha

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

October 2–The Labyrinth: Revelation

Labyrinths invite us into themselves but only so that they can invite us down deep into our own souls.  They require something of us once there:  to touch, to connect, to be present, to be aware.  You

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

The Labyrinth UU 4th Principle

making birdies...

Yesterday, my elementary school students made wooden birds, as part of their study of ornithology. Randall sent a link on "How to avoid a fully automated future." So much has already been automated, t

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Nichelle Nichols on her Star Trek costume

BBC Online - Cult - Star Trek - Nichelle Nichols: How did you feel about your costume. It was very revealing. So? I was wearing them on the street. What's wrong with wearing them in the air? I wore 'e

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)


Good Enough: 10 Tips for Sucking Less

Recently Christine Organ (a blogger for this UU Collective) published a lovely post on “good enough” parenting in this competitive age. Frankly, as someone who feels like “good enough” parenting is pr

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Many Voices Reading Circle-October Book Selection

The October Book Selection is “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe. The Reading Circle will meet at the home of Sally Cummings on October 29 at 7:30 p.m. Please contact Sally at 201-816- 8841 for dire

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The Remarkable Annie is Born

Annie Besant was born on this day in 1847. When George Bernard Shaw recruited Annie Besant to the Fabian Society in 1885 he called it a major victory for the cause, as he declared she was “the greates

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Seeking Justice Together

The CUC’s 2015 Annual Conference and Meeting will be held from May 15 – 17th at Algonquin College in Ottawa. Hosted by the First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa, the theme is “Seeking Justice in a Ch

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Hitting Ledge

I didn’t have the camera with me last week when we pulled out of the driveway of the convalescent facility where a family member has been recovering after surgery. Utility crews have been laying gas l

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The Sand Hill Diary (Site / Info)

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Bullets for Sharecroppers—the Elaine Massacre of 1919

The twelve defendants sentenced to death. 1919 was a hell of a year in America.   In the wake of World War I long pent up tensions boiled to the surface from coast to coast.   The decades long open cl

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

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Report from the International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF) Congress

By Christine Johnston The CUC’s delegate to the IARF, Christine Johnston, joined about 300 attendees from 25 countries and all key continents in Birmingham, UK in August 2014. The IARF’s overall goals

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)


Marching on the Side of the Planet

The People’s Climate March, Sept. 21st, 2014 by Lynn Harrison “We are marching in the light of love,” sang the interfaith crowd, as we waited for several hours for the People’s Climate March to start.

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)


One Step Leads to Another

Kingston Congregation and the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO) by Marnie Johnstone There is an ongoing tradition in the Kingston Unitarian Fellowship (KUF) of serving the United N

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)


P. G. Wodehouse on individualism

P. G. Wodehouse, a novelist of ideas? How absurd! And it is true that most of his dozens of novels are bits of fluff, with no more intellectual content than the brain of Bertie Wooster, one of his mos

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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You cannot be serious

The Republican Governors Association has taken an interest in Idaho's race for some reason, hoping to keep their current member in his job for a third term. They make a good case for being "uncoordina

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giving thanks in all circumstances.

Dear one, My heart ached for you when you got the phone call telling you that your child had suddenly died. It is a tragedy to lose our children, no matter how old they might be. We always love them,

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Updated List of Youth Events

Last Updated 10/01/14 UNDER CONSTRUCTION This list will be regularly updated with national or regional events brought to our attention by their organizer. If you would like to add an event to this lis

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Updated List of Young Adult Events

Last Updated 10/01/14 UNDER CONSTRUCTION This list will be regularly updated with national or regional events brought to our attention by their organizer. If you would like to add an event to this lis

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  The Green Team will be picking up garbage along the Roanoke River in Explore Park this Saturday (10/4/14) as part of the Clean Valley Councils Fall Waterways Clean-Up. This particular section of the

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Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke (Site / Info)

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