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CUC Month

(bad) Unitarian Universalist Joke (but there is no other kind) Q: Why can’t UUs sing very well in choirs? A: Because they’re always reading ahead to see if they agree with the next verse. The post CUC

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

CUC Month

Turning the Soil of Soul: Ritual as Celebration

Ritual theory has shifted from ..."What do rituals do?" to ... "What do rituals mean?"

1 hour ago

Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

Paganism Uncategorized Theology Spiritual practice spiritual growth


“There is no hospitality like understanding.” ―Vanna Bonta When have you been moved by someone offering you the hospitality of truly listening and understanding your perspective? The Daily Compass off

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


Fear as the Root of Evil: An Explanation.

So, I started rereading The Gift of Fear.  I'm only a couple of chapters back into it and I'd forgotten most of it.   I think for a lot of it I'm going to need to have a sort of division in my head be

9 hours ago

The Chaliceblog (Site / Info)

Putting the Pieces Together

But while I have been not-writing on the blog, I have been occupied with other things, stories that are not mine to tell, and other stories that are mine but not yet ready for telling. Hard things, he

10 hours ago

The Sand Hill Diary (Site / Info)


Turns out you CAN go home again.

I see things like this and I'm all "thank goodness I don't blog anymore." and then I'm like "Shit, I started blogging again." CC who, on reader request, added the subscription gadget to the upper righ

11 hours ago

The Chaliceblog (Site / Info)

Pre-K Brain Development

Pre-K brain development is an active process that is supported by a parent, or skilled caretaker. Caretakers should have professional training . Child rearing is not a job for an unsupervised nanny or

11 hours ago

Blog – Promise the Children (Site / Info)

Preschool Child Poverty

Back to the Beginning

I noticed a couple of things about myself after posting those last few entries. 1 – I apologize a lot for posting anything that doesn’t seem “serious” or “grown-up” enough. Like this is (sort of) a mi

12 hours ago

Spirit of Squee (Site / Info)

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Cheap gas

I haven’t payed around $1.50/gallon for gas in a long, long time. I know someone is talking about a $10/barrel surcharge on oil either Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders and I am in favor of this. It wil

12 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)


Too many pull quotes to choose from

If only I'd been more patient, I might have worked the lastest National Circus with Frank Rich into the NH primary recapping. No way to summarize, however, or do it justice. You just have to enjoy it

14 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Decolonizing Our Work for Justice

It’s an uncomfortable question for those of us known as “settlers,” and one that we do not regularly have to face. Last year, as part of the UU College of Social Justice’s “Solidarity with Original Na

14 hours ago

Our Stories - Standing on the Side of Love (Site / Info)

Dropping like flies

Christie will suspend (his allies say), taking a deep breath, and there goes Carly, not so euphemistically in the headline ("Drops Out") and URL ("carly-fiorina-quits.html"). She used social media to

15 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)


One of those blasted "I'd like to join your network" messages came my way, and then the "still waiting for your response" drove me to LinkedIn, where I learned that ok, the gal did have a meaningful c

16 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

For Ibrahim

  They say that some see a light On the pathway ahead Before they cross over To what waits beyond   Maybe. It could very well be true.   But one thing I do know as a fact: Some souls carry their own l

17 hours ago

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

Uncategorized Unitarian Universalism Poetry Religion and Spirituality

Save the Date

Save the date for General Assembly, the annual largest gathering of Unitarian Universalists, happening from June 22 to 26 in Columbus, OH. Come, listen and learn with people all across our faith movem

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UUA Top Stories (Site / Info)

Eliot Unitarian Chapel Helps Youth Wake Up to Race

In honor of the Standing on the Side of Love 30 Days of Love 2016 campaign, Colleen Lee speaks up about her awakening to racial tensions close to home. Social justice is a core value of Unitarian Univ

19 hours ago

Blue Boat of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Site / Info)

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Feminist Theology Part 2, Readings

Member Edna Groves Shares her Experiences with Feminism “All I have to do is look at the table of contents in The Feminine Mystique , written by Betty Friedan and first published in 1963, and I quickl

19 hours ago

The Human Spirit (Site / Info)

Feminism Feminist feminist artist Kate Rose Samari's Daughter The Feminine Mystique

Mindfulness (2/10/16)

The word of the day for the first day of UU Lent 2016 is "Mindfulness." When Christians observe Ash Wednesday, these words are frequently said during the imposition of ashes: "Remember that you are du

19 hours ago

RevThom (Site / Info)

Eva Endures

By Christine Byl Eva Saulitis scanning and writing. Source: Family collection “Death is nature. Nature is far from over. In the end, the gore at the [salmon stream] comforts more than it appalls. In t

20 hours ago

Beacon Broadside (Site / Info)

Christine Byl Environment and Conservation Eva Saulitis Into Great Silence

And the Winner is...

Chewbakka in the grip of Foxiebeau! This guy I'm chewing on is Chewbakka. I chose him at the pet store. Once I got my teeth into him, he couldn't be pried loose. Growling at the young saleslady and at

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spirit flows thru -- Alison Rittger's spiritual reflections on finding the holy in the daily - blog (Site / Info)