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Paper

In my sorting and packing and decluttering quest, I was all set to start tossing old file folders from the basement into the recycling bin, but it is proving harder than I first expected. I haven’t lo

3 hours ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

History activism Ecology Awake to Earth #searchforgreenerhousing Spiritual Journey Carbon Footprint Awake to Each Other Social Change

It Must Be Said

Black lives matter. It must be said. Look, there’s lead in the water in Flint, Michigan. Various people, including at least one of the leading candidates for President of the US, have observed that th

6 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

black lives matter

Innovating For Our Future

Living on Mars by James Vaughn ​Within fifteen years, we hope to establisha human settlement on Mars. Teams arehard at work to equip them for thejourney. How will they live together intight spaces? Wh

9 hours ago

Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church - Blog (Site / Info)

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Criticizing Harvard (almost) a Hundred Years Ago

Doing some archival research today in A. Philiph Randolph and Chandler Owen's socialist paper The Messenger I came across this gem which I couldn't resist sharing: On the application blanks of Harvard

9 hours ago

Colin Bossen: Writer, Preacher, Organizer (Site / Info)

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The Fruits of Rightwing Demonization

For 24 years now, the right wing in this country has been depending on gender and racial demonization as a way to emotionally bind the public to their program, even though their  program is contrary t

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

As Things Fall Apart

In the Way of the Elders family of Buddhism the Buddha’s death is folded together with his birth and awakening into a single holiday, Vesak or Wesak, usually observed in May. However, within the tradi

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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ZEN BUDDHISM, UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISM, AND FINDING A LIFE THAT MATTERS

Zen Buddhism, Unitarian Universalism, and Finding a Life that Matters, Or, Like Someone in the Middle of the Night Reaching Behind Her Head for the Pillow A Sermon by James Ishmael Ford 7 February 201

2 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Prayer for Justice (Black History Month 2016)

Spirit of Life, God of Many Names, Source of Love, Gather us this hour as a people of hope, in the face of adversity, as a community of justice, where we see inequity, as a faith for healing, in a wor

2 days ago

RevWho (Site / Info)

Uncategorized UU faith justice prayer community healing Adversity Black History Month grievances inequity

Losing Ourselves

This sermon was preached at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Huntington on 2/7/16 looking at the negative sides of daily small desires. [Begin by telling the story of the Rabbi and the Dream]

2 days ago

RevWho (Site / Info)

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"Firm ground is not available ground"—everyone who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man or woman who built their house on sand.

The sand dunes at Wells-next-the-Sea  Readings: Matthew 7:24–27  “Hearers and Doers” Jesus said: Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his hous

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Salvation?

Five hundred years ago, it was Faustus Socinus, a Polish theologian widely considered to be the architect of modern liberal religion, who said that yes, Jesus saves, but not by virtue of his death. No

2 days ago

Soul Seeds (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalism god Stories Sermons and Homilies Spiritual Community Spiritual Growth and Development salvation Relationships and Communications Science and Religion Health and Wellness Admiral James Stockdale Faustus Socinus

Feminist Theology Part 1

What is feminist theology and how has it impacted our world? Consider these words from Women in the World Religions (edited by Arvind Sharma):   The symbolic manifestations of a people’s sex role plan

3 days ago

The Human Spirit (Site / Info)

Theology Feminism Unitarian Universalist authority Feminist Voice

Enter the Sultan of Swat

George Herman Ruth, Jr, was born on this day in 1895. Better known to us as “the Sultan of Swat,” the “Bambino” and, of course, simply as “Babe.” The Babe was a left-handed pitcher for the Red Sox, bu

3 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Big Weekend!

The First Sunday is awash with opportunities to support St. Paul’s Good Fridays, our Share the Basket partner. Volunteers help prepare and serve meals every 3rd Friday of the month year-round for the

3 days ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Launch of DiEM25 — Democracy in Europe Movement — an encouragement to join

On Tuesday, February 9th in Berlin the Democracy in Europe Movement  — DiEM25 — is being launched. You can see a live stream of the event at the following link: http://www.volksbuehne-berlin.de/livest

3 days ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Happy birthday, Bill!

Bunches and bunches of years ago I was working in Moe’s bookstore in Berkeley. Moe told me that William Burroughs was going to do a reading at the store and he, Moe, wanted me to make a flyer to post

4 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Trayvon Martin Would Be 21 Today…..the UU Question (#BlackLivesMatter)

Today is Trayvon Martin’s 21st birthday. Unfortunately, he only get to see 17 of his years. The UU question…if 21-yr-old Trayvon Martin walked into a random UU congregation (or a UU congregation that

4 days ago

East Of Midnight (Site / Info)

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One More Thing that UU's Should Have learned

When the first openly GLBT ministers were being considered for settlement, and even when just the first openly GLBT minister was being considered for settlement in a particular church, we learned this

4 days ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

The Always and Already Guilty Perps

The narrative about the Clintons, spun now for nearly a quarter century, is always the same. Whatever they are doing, they are up to no good. Give us enough time, give us enough documents, we will be

4 days ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Sabbatical Leave

Our Fellowship’s agreement with Rev. Andrew calls for him to be able to take a sabbatical after four years in our pulpit.  (He is now in his sixth year with us.)  This is standard practice for Unitari

5 days ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

Announcements Ministry Growth Planning for the future Policy Board sabbatical