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Talent, Oregon

The old railroad depot at Talent, Oregon. The sign reads: “To Portland 336 mi. / TALENT / To San Francisco 436 mi. / Elevation 1,635″ My cousin Sue tells me that up until a few years ago, two trains a

3 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Putting Things Off Until You Can't

Stephen Covey (and many many others) uses a quadrant system for productivity. On one axis is importance, and on the other, urgency. The urgent stuff has a way of taking our lives, whether or not it's

3 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

November Faith Formation at Home Calendar

a pdf for your downloading pleasure! Faith Formation at Home November 2014

4 hours ago

The Children's Chalice (Site / Info)

Uncategorized Faith Formation At Home

Another UU released today

The October 2014 (14.10) release of the Ubuntu Linux operating system came out today. The releases have a double initial codename: an adjective, bordering on the outlandish, and an animal. And we’ve c

5 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Ubuntu Linux

Reading the Same Text Differently with Jews & Christians

This post is about the ways Christians have often appropriated Jewish scripture in a way that does not fully appreciate the ways that Jews understand their own texts in very differently. In my next po

17 hours ago

Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

pluralism Judaism

The Neighbors are Zombies Living in Maslow’s Basement!

Imagine the laid-back life of a zombie. First of all, you’re dead. So. No more taxes! That’s for sure. And monthly bills will bother you no more. Besides no more worries about death and taxes, look at

18 hours ago

Theopoetics (Site / Info)

Religion

The National Women’s Rights Convention Gathers

It was on this day in 1850 that the first National Women’s Rights Convention gathered in Worcester, Massachusetts. Two years earlier Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and others had organized a ga

19 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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The Neighbors are Zombies Living in Maslow’s Basement!

Imagine the laid-back life of a zombie. First of all, you’re dead. So. No more taxes! That’s for sure. And monthly bills will bother you no more. Besides no more worries about death and taxes, look at

20 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

relationships peace Unitarian Universalist values diversity Faith Development World Community hospitality Power #zombies #halloween

Just because you can...doesn't mean you should.

Oh, Blacklist. Having an episode THIS WEEK about a plague spreading globally? This might be exciting television, but it is not responsible in the current climate of fear and panic. Ugh. And of course,

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Soto Zen Buddhist Association Conference, 2014

The 2014 Biennial Gathering of the Soto Zen Buddhist Association at Great Vow Zen Monastery in Clatskanie, Oregon Photographs by Hoko Karnegis

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Are We Becoming an Intolerant World?

“This year, Teaching Tolerance teamed up with the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding to bring educators a webinar series called Religious Diversity in the Classroom…Participants asked s

1 day ago

The Human Spirit (Site / Info)

compassion Facebook Tolerance empathy IM Black and White Chicago Tribune compromise conservative David Lauter Fox News lack of empathy liberal patience polarization polarized texting tolerant

Open Session Times: Oct 24-25, Atlanta

Friday, October 24 9:00 AM Closed Session 2:00  –  Open Session: visitors welcome to observe 4:45 – Public Comment 5:00 adjourn for evening Saturday – October 25 9:00 AM Gathering 9:30 Open Session 11

1 day ago

UUA Presidential Search Committee (Site / Info)

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Muscle of Ministry

They ache sometimes My arms my legs The work is hard The path is steep The lifting can be heavy Sometimes my sweat drips down Into my eyes My hair a wet halo cap A crown of tears One could imagine   N

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Sermons, Poetry, and Other Musings (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalism Ministry Poetry Religion and Spirituality

UNOC 14: Morning prayer

Laptops open. Smartphones in hand. Banjo and guitar. Child running around. Progressive reading from Proverbs. Twitter feed projected on the screen at the front of the room. Live Web stream. People who

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Congregational growth

Special Collection Update for UCN!

Submitted by Alan Sheeler I’m happy to report that Sunday’s special collection for our sister congregation in Norfolk totaled $1,343.  You may proudly view the results of your contribution here:  http

1 day ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

EDITION: September 2014

Sloppy Kiss of Now

The world is too beautiful to blink. Oops. There. You missed that. But there’s always more. That’s one of the beautiful things. This flame is here. Perhaps you remember from last year those leaves, th

1 day ago

Theopoetics (Site / Info)

spirituality Poetry #uublogger #poem #poetry

Expanding the Circle 3

The Moral Frontier So what’s next? Where else shall we consider expanding the circle? What moral progress might we be on the verge of making? Jeremy Bentham (1748 - 1832) Princeton philosophy professo

1 day ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Expanding the Circle

"removing barriers to participation in governance". by Rev. Dawn Cooley

Join me on a thought experiment, won’t you? In this blog posting, I want to explore an idea, not advocating a particular pathway; to think outside the box and see what happens. Imagine with me that th

1 day ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

UUA polity

Translation?

It appears that my voice-recognition software is not as much of a time saver as I thought it would be.  Any ideas what I meant  to say here? universal is in disney big dreams for what could be a kiss

2 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Thankful on an autumn day

Daisy the Dog has been recovering from an injury and today was a high point. Clean dressings, fewer drugs and no vet visit tomorrow. She’s on the mend. We’ve gone to the vet every day for several days

2 days ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Kingdom of God