It's been one heck of a month. I'm hoping April is easier. Calmer would be nice, too, but I'll settle for easier. May all you love be well.
Happiness is this moment alive in the sunshine knowing I am Loved.
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If the Gods call to you we hope you’ll answer Them. If They don’t, then we hope you’ll respect us as we attempt to live our lives in the way we’re called to live them.
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I continue to play with the idea of direct democracy and how it might be applied to our Unitarian Universalist Association. There have been 3 assumptions driving my ideas: Assumption #1: That we want
These past couple of months, I have been dealing with the fallout from a mistake I made in trying to talk meaningfully about my own white privilege. I shared a facebook post from a seminarian of color
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We are selling our house today. This is nothing earth-shattering about this. Houses are bought and sold every day. What makes this sale even less momentous is that we don’t even live there. It isn’t o
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Yes, indeed, we can be too clever for our own ends. We're seeing it now in Indiana, where the poorly drafted and worse defined Religious Freedom Restoration Act has blown up. The Republican legislatur
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On March 27, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), a thinly-veiled attack on the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) peop
Originally posted on UU Fellowship of the Peninsula: For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard This time last year there were a couple of a widely shared articles criticizing Christianize
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One of the things about getting older (and I know at least one of my regular readers can relate to that opening today) is that you lose touch with what things cost. What seems ridiculously expensive m
For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard This time last year there were a couple of a widely shared articles criticizing Christianized versions of the Passover seder. In “Why Christians
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The Answer to These Questions Could Start You on a Great Adventure! Are you currently in 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th grade? Are you passionate about Unitarian Universalism? If so, we want you to apply to
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The debate may be as old as the concept as money itself. Is it ethical to require payment for spiritual services? The question has emerged again in Pagan communities, thanks to a widely-shared article
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“People become members of this church by signing the membership book …” and we have turned that simple act into a celebration! Our next celebration will take place on Sunday, April 19, during both ser
A lovely clip of an interview with Yamada Mumon Roshi by Trevor Leggett, together with a snippet of dokusan with him, from my friend Dosho Port.
Arguments between theists and atheists make me think they're both missing the point. People have belief systems. If yours doesn't make you hurt anyone, it's fine by me, and it's even better if yours h
Originally posted on A Well Read Woman: Author Laura Lee has written a dozen non-fiction books with such publishers as Harper Collins, Reader’s Digest, Running Press, Broadway Books, Lyons Press and B
People who want spiritual inspiration and instruction will find it. It’s getting easier and easier to find, in fact – and is available through more and more forms. That's a good thing. That trend, how
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The eight principle of the 50 principles of miracles in A Course In Miracles is "Miracles are healing because they supply a lack; they are performed by those who temporarily have more for those who te
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In progressive religious circles, you will hear calls to “build the Beloved Community,” but I’m not sure we always appreciate the full historic resonance of that phrase. The term “Beloved Community” w
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