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Rowing that Boat

In the Diamond Sutra we are called to Think of this fleeting world as A star at dawn A bubble in a stream A flash of lightening in a summer cloud A flickering lamp A phantom and a dream. Or, as we lea

9 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Go Set a Watchman, post 2 of 4: Not the same Scout

Go Set a Watchman has been described as a sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird. After all, we see Jean Louise Finch, her father Atticus, her uncle and aunt Jack and Alexandra, in the town of Maycomb, Alaba

14 hours ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

Books Go Set a Watchman Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird

Nationalize the Police

photograph by Beowulf Sheehan Police and criminal justice reform has to be a priority in our political actions now, and  into the future. We cannot wait for interpersonal racial reconciliation to act

17 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

anti-racism #uupublictheology Black Lives Matters

Cattle Cars and Concentration Camps

Unofficial Logo made by BeavorDesign for a contest run by DesignCrowd People like Donald Trump will say the darnedest things. They pride themselves on being uncensored, on just saying what they think,

21 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Pocatello, Idaho, to Winnemucca, Nev.

The day did not start well. I awakened in the midst of a dream about work — you know a vacation is almost over when thoughts of your job work their way into your dreams. And then when I got to the Min

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Reading “Church Refugees”

When minister and friend Derek Parker mentioned that he was in a study group, and that they were reading a book about people who were once devoted church members but have left the church without givin

1 day ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Mission and Polity

foursimplewords: amandapalmer made a new THING and it’s AMAZING. See it share it love it.

foursimplewords: amandapalmer made a new THING and it’s AMAZING. See it share it love it.

1 day ago

RevSean (Site / Info)

#21AceStories: Sex Drive, Relationships, and Other Misconceptions

#21AceStories: Sex Drive, Relationships, and Other Misconceptions

1 day ago

RevSean (Site / Info)

Drive by posting : Re-entry

When I got back from Chicago this week the day-lilies were almost over, but the heat wasn’t (and isn’t yet.) I am caught in the balance of catching up with the mundane things I put on hold in mid-June

1 day ago

The Sand Hill Diary (Site / Info)

Reflections

Enter the Flashmob

Today in my Facebook feed I found that a favorite cousin-in-law had posted a delightful musical flash mob performance of Bolero performed by the Philharmonic orchestra of Toluca. It set me to thinking

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Go Set a Watchman, part 1 of 4: Who published this book?

When the news broke that another Harper Lee novel was to be released, like millions I felt excitement and trepidation. I first read To Kill a Mockingbird (TKAM) when I was twelve and have reread it ev

1 day ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

Books Go Set a Watchman Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird

from The Handbook by Epictetus

33. Start by figuring out a demeanor you can keep, alone and in company. Mostly, keep silent. Speak only when you have to, and then only a few words. If you must, talk. But don’t talk about the weathe

1 day ago

Theopoetics (Site / Info)

Religion #Stoicism

Ta-Nehisi Coates: Essential Summer Reading (and why freedom of the press was invented)

Though the idea had been around for millennia, the 1662 book Natural and Political Observations Made upon the Bills of Mortality by John Graunt generally gets credit for awakening European governments

1 day ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

social justice Unitarian Universalist racism politics healing values diversity Power conflict

Big Timber, Mont., to Pocatello, Idaho

Every once in a while on a long trip you have a day where nothing goes wrong. That happened today. In fact, today was as close to perfect as I’ve gotten on any cross-country trip. I got up on time, an

2 days ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

vorpalgirl: nonedecidemyfate:lavendrmenace:Men: Don’t look like...

vorpalgirl: nonedecidemyfate: lavendrmenace: Men: Don’t look like a trash can Women: “Look pretty enough to show you’re a woman” because the only thing that matters to be a woman is to be beautiful, a

2 days ago

RevSean (Site / Info)

"People will kill you over time, and how they’ll kill you is with tiny, harmless phrases, like ‘be..."

“People will kill you over time, and how they’ll kill you is with tiny, harmless phrases, like...

2 days ago

RevSean (Site / Info)

the-uterus: #WomenBetrayed is trending, so I thought I’d post...

the-uterus: #WomenBetrayed is trending, so I thought I’d post this in response.

2 days ago

RevSean (Site / Info)

Black Is Beautiful

It is 1972. I am 7 years old. My mother who normally wears her hair in a large easy to care for afro has just gotten back from the beauty parlour where she has had her hair whipped up into … Continue

2 days ago

spirituwellness (Site / Info)

Culture justice race economics bodies #blacklivesmatter Bill Cosby Black Is Beautiful Cathedral of St. John the Divine Huey Newton

Meeting Report July 2015

The Presidential Search Committee met in closed session to discuss applicants.

2 days ago

UUA Presidential Search Committee (Site / Info)

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Dickinson, N.D., to Big Timber, Mont.

The wind storm from yesterday continued unabated. The National Weather Service warned of sustained winds of twenty to thirty miles per hour, and gusts up to sixty miles per hour. It was an unpleasant

3 days ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips