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A Bit of Fun Every Day

by Katy Carpman, Director of Religious EducationDo you always keep a Facebook tab open? Maybe the app pings on your phone as your close friends post or someone comments on your latest picture or insig

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Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church - Blog (Site / Info)

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Independence Day Food for Thought

As we prepare to celebrate our military families with a cookout on Saturday, July 18th – and don’t forget to sign up here – I thought I’d share part of a blog post from Rev. Cynthia Kane. She calls he

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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So, any take away thoughts from General Assembly?

Even though I didn’t go to General Assembly this year — there was a very nice family wedding the same time — I tried to keep up with the news as best I can. And saying that, I’m glad I didn’t go. Ther

10 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

General Assembly

WHAT IS VANCO?

submitted by Mary-Elizabeth  …an easy way to pay Like any church, we need funds to support our general operations, in summer keeping the A/C on, the grass cut, etc.  In winter we need heat and year ro

12 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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I could use a thousand spiders right now...

Wettest May on record...and June had its moments, too. The mosquitos are carrying away newborns and making us all anemic. Maybe not. But the bug bites may start a new fashion trend, or at least make u

19 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

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Joliet, Ill., to Geneva, Ohio

It was not a pleasant day of driving. I left my rain coat at the motel, and lost over an hour driving back to get it. Traffic on the interstate south of Chicago was bad, as usual, made worse by the be

19 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

It's Not Your Fault

Buffy Boke asked me to elaborate on why I chose to include this scene from "Good Will Hunting" in a blog post about UU history. For those who don't know the movie, Matt Damon is the protagonist of the

1 day ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Why?

Originally posted on UU Fellowship of the Peninsula: For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard Many parents dread that age when their child starts asking “Why?”  Not because they don’t wa

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Life's Too Short To Sing The Melody (Site / Info)

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Why?

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard Many parents dread that age when their child starts asking “Why?”  Not because they don’t want their child to be curious, but because whatever th

1 day ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Summer Flames – Meditation for Fathers Day, 2015

Flames connect us. You know that it is the sunlight of a million summers, caught by photosynthesis, sealed in the earth, that we burn within car engines, moving us here, or there. We gather at fires i

1 day ago

Rev. Thomas Perchlik's Weblog (Site / Info)

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Waking Up: A Mind Bubble Starting With the Religious & Secular in Buddhism

The Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi, an American Buddhist monk and scholar, increasingly known for his social activism wrote a very interesting meditation, Facing the Great Divide, where he attempts to define

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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It’s about more than a handful of churches

White supremacy is maintained this way: An African-American family has some good fortune. They move into a nice apartment in a better part of town. Some white people are outraged. They threaten the fa

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

White Supremacy Charleston Dylann Roof countering racism Mother Emmanuel

Black Churches, Black Lives, the Legacy of Whiteness

Nation Building The United States government has failed at nation-building and democracy-creating more often than not. And never so badly as in the case of the defeated Confederate States of America.

1 day ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Post #500!

I started this blog in August 2013.  It went slowly at first, as I only posted when I felt like I really had something to say. And then in late February 2014 I decided that I just needed to start sayi

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Writing

Avoca, Iowa, to Joliet, Ill.

I was sleepy today, and had to stop twice in rest areas to take long naps. I tend to drive myself pretty hard at work, even when I’m on sabbatical, and I suspect my body is constantly putting out a li

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Nicholas Winton Dies

Nicholas Winton kept a secret for much of his life. It wasn’t until 1988 when his wife found a scrapbook in their attic that she learned the truth about her husband. Pretty much on a whim canceling a

2 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Evolution: Turns out it is here to stay

It was on this day in 1858 that the two people who first articulated the theory of evolution through natural selection, Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin delivered papers at the Linnean Society

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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A Symbol For Who We Are

Symbols have power.  This is something we all know to be true.  No matter what it is, from symbols of love and peace to those of war and hate.  Symbols have the power to evoke reactions in each of us

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Big Springs, Neb., to Avoca, Iowa

As you drive along Interstate 80, the people you meet in desert places, like in Winnemuca, tend to be friendly, tolerant of eccentricity, with a live-and-let-live attitude towards the world. The peopl

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Camp NaNoWriMo 2015!

Every November I take part in National Novel Writing Month, writing a truly horrendous first draft of a novel. The same group also sponsors a "Camp" writing month in July, a little less structured but

2 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Writing experiments