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The Super Bowl

I’m kind of paying attention to the game. Reading Bernie Sanders speech about democratic socialism was the most interesting thing I’ve done while watching it. I also enjoyed switching to golf for a pl

1 hour ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Bryan Stevenson, Human Rights Activist at Weinberg Center

Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy, UUA’s 2015-2016 Common Read, will speak on Thursday, April 21, 7:30pm at Frederick’s Weinberg Center. Working with UU of Loudoun County and the Frederick Peace a

2 hours ago

uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)

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Ostara: The Season of Preparation

If Imbolc is the season of contemplation, Ostara is the season of preparation. As we sit here in early February it’s not time to get moving (not just yet) but it is time to start getting ready to move

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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ZEN BUDDHISM, UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISM, AND FINDING A LIFE THAT MATTERS

Zen Buddhism, Unitarian Universalism, and Finding a Life that Matters, Or, Like Someone in the Middle of the Night Reaching Behind Her Head for the Pillow A Sermon by James Ishmael Ford 7 February 201

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Fire Destroys Historic Home of New Orleans Voodoo Spiritual Temple

NEW ORLEANS, La. — In the early morning hours of Feb. 1, an electrical fire broke out at the Voodoo Spiritual Temple of New Orleans. Located on N. Rampart Street in the French Quarter, the Temple sust

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The Wild Hunt | A modern Pagan perspective. (Site / Info)

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Prayer for Justice (Black History Month 2016)

Spirit of Life, God of Many Names, Source of Love, Gather us this hour as a people of hope, in the face of adversity, as a community of justice, where we see inequity, as a faith for healing, in a wor

10 hours ago

RevWho (Site / Info)

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Losing Ourselves

This sermon was preached at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Huntington on 2/7/16 looking at the negative sides of daily small desires. [Begin by telling the story of the Rabbi and the Dream]

10 hours ago

RevWho (Site / Info)

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'Getting Christ right' - by Reverend Chris Wilson

Moneyreagh & M’Pottinger Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Churches, Sunday 7th February 2016 ~ Friends, there is a story. I don’t know if it is true, but it certainly deserves to be; that students for Chr

11 hours ago

Fellowship of Non-Subscribing Christians (Site / Info)

'Searching for The Kingdom' - by Reverend Bob Pounder

Stalybridge Unitarian Church, Sunday 7th February 2016 ~ This morning we heard the text from the Gospel of Luke, 'The Rich and the Kingdom of God' (18: 18-24) which in essence is the same story that c

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Fellowship of Non-Subscribing Christians (Site / Info)

"Firm ground is not available ground"—everyone who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man or woman who built their house on sand.

The sand dunes at Wells-next-the-Sea  Readings: Matthew 7:24–27  “Hearers and Doers” Jesus said: Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his hous

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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CUC Month

UU Fun Fact Did you know that 4 (or maybe 5) American presidents were Unitarian? John Adams(2nd), John Quincy Adams (6th), Millard Fillmore (13th), William Howard Taft(27th) are all identified as Unit

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

CUC Month

hail the knife...

First coat of milkpaint Last week, I mentioned Salomon's advice that rectilinear forms in Sloyd be alternated with curved shapes in the various models laid out in sequence for the student's growth. Yo

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Burning Art for Christ —The Bonfire of Vanities

Savonarola's bonfire.  Believe me, it got bigger than this. The Bonfire of Vanities was not just a particularly snarky novel by Tom Wolfe or the one of the few movie duds starring Tom Hanks.   It was

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

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La biblioteca Les Voltes recomana “Youtuber” en el marc de la campanya M’agrada llegir

La biblioteca pública Les Voltes, de Sant Vicenç dels Horts, ha recomanat el meu llibre “Youtuber. Cómo crear vídeos de impacto y triunfar con ellos en internet”, en el marc del projecte M’agrada lleg

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GABRIEL JARABA blog (Site / Info)

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Angels Unawares

“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” — Hebrews 13:2 When have you been pleasantly surprised by a guest? The Daily Compass offers words

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Salvation?

Five hundred years ago, it was Faustus Socinus, a Polish theologian widely considered to be the architect of modern liberal religion, who said that yes, Jesus saves, but not by virtue of his death. No

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Soul Seeds (Site / Info)

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February 7-Science and Reason: Changing Stories

If we have within us a biological need to internalize a rather permanent story of what the world is about, then not having a story, or being confronted with the changing story of science, could trigge

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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"Please, tell me about your journey of self-discovery" said no one ever.

Every few months, I try to reread this article. The TLDR* of it is this: A happy marriage boils down to following up on your spouse's attempts to telling you things. If TheCSO has read a news article

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The Chaliceblog (Site / Info)

Back again, for a limited engagement maybe

I'm in a theological study group at church and we've been talking about spiritual practices. I'm trying to find a new spiritual practice* myself.  "You have such a way with words," one person suggeste

1 day ago

The Chaliceblog (Site / Info)

Chalicechick and TheCSO's Gender FAQ

Posted to Facebook 07.19.2015.  This is the same document with only minor edits, plus our names changed per the conventions of this blog.  So, hi, we’ve got an announcement.  TheCSO has made the decis

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The Chaliceblog (Site / Info)