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Creating, maintaining, letting go

Behold! I put a lot of effort into researching the perfect reusable calendar to hang in my kitchen! It has little dials to change the month and the days--so clever! Repeating appointments can stay on

1 hour ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Harmony of the Spheres: Om and Mantra Meditation

"Om" in Tibetan Script with Bodhi Tree leaf from Bodhgaya Mantra meditation is the bread and butter of Yoga. Through recitation of what are termed "bija" or seed syllables such as "Om" or "Hrim" (for

6 hours ago

Mediterranean Wisdom (Site / Info)

Transformation and First Steps

In a journey of religious transformation, the first step is never a wrong step. It may be uninformed or misguided or unfortunate or even ridiculous. But it is never wrong. The step after the first ste

8 hours ago

Religious Transformation (Site / Info)

Assault

The passage of the study action initiative on reproductive justice a couple of years back by the General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) — of which we are an associate organiz

11 hours ago

UUWF Blog (Site / Info)

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Solidarity

             We are all woven into a complex web of social interconnection. That web is not morally neutral, but a system of interlocking oppressions and privileges, domination and subordination, expl

12 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

The private economic governments, including the multinational corporations

and even some of the professional societies, have become stronger than the public governments. One is reminded of James Madison’s warning that a principal threat to democratic public government would

15 hours ago

Stone By Stone (Site / Info)

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Labyrinthine Lessons: The Half-Won Blessing, 5

Freedom is our half-won blessing. The first half is straightforward and negative (in a good way): no slavery, no masters or overlords, no chains. The second half is paradoxical. We arrive at liberatio

16 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

The Half-Won Blessing

However They Have Writ the Style of Gods: Wounds and Healing

Here is the beautiful truth—saints and sinners are the same from the start. Hsu Yun, Chinese Chan Buddhist (freely adapted by me) As a young writer, I read everything I could find on the subject of wr

17 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Letting Go of Old Feelings

When we encounter old unfinished feelings within our hearts, we may be tempted to try to sweep them up and move them along, to push them out of the way. But unfortunately, this doesn’t really work. I

17 hours ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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Library of Congress Gets Some Books

It was today in 1800 that President John Adams signed legislation authorizing $5,000 to create a library for the Congress. Much of this would be lost in the War of 1812 and restarted with the 1815 pur

18 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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“The Worship of a Unitarian Church” (1901)

I’ll be refering to this chapter (“The Worship of a Unitarian Church”) from the 1901 Handbook for Unitarian Congregational Churches for a few, scattered blog posts,to consider what habits and attitude

18 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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Sandwiches and Happy Chaos

The pragmatic part of me understands that a sandwich makes an excellent lunch--simple to prepare, no need to heat, the bread containing the stuffing so you can eat it easily and neatly. Blah blah blah

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Personal Jesus

I would have loved to post this closer to Easter Sunday, which was three or four days ago now depending how you count them, but better late than not at all. Easter Sunday was its own kind of beautiful

1 day ago

The Sand Hill Diary (Site / Info)

Ruminations

Two Utah Children Two Tragedies

There were two more tragedies this week in Northern Utah involving young children.  A three year old girl shot and killed her 2 year old brother with a rifle that their father had left in the living r

1 day ago

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

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Not a Mama

Categories: Featured, Musings Tags: personal growth, uu I am not a mother. I have no children, either those I have born or those I have adopted or fostered. I don’t have any spiritual or emotional chi

1 day ago

Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

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Common & Kanye West Want To Create 15,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth Over The Next 5 Years | Clutch Magazine

Common & Kanye West Want To Create 15,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth Over The Next 5 Years | Clutch...

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RevSean (Site / Info)

Swim, Bike, Run...

by Maenad WiddershinsMaenad answered the Living Text Project question, "Is there something in you that is struggling to be reborn?" I have spent the last year or so trying to reinvent myself as a fitt

1 day ago

Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church - Blog (Site / Info)

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The coordinated power of the major corporations

enables them to maintain affluent pressure groups at all levels of government and these pressure groups exercise their power by means of a coalition (or better called collusion.)…Because of this featu

1 day ago

Stone By Stone (Site / Info)

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Paths to Freedom: The Half-Won Blessing, 4

Gloria The chains that bind us might be anger and blame. A few years back, I had friend, call her Gloria -- an activist. Gloria worked for good, for policy changes that would increase fairness and red

1 day ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

The Half-Won Blessing

One way of looking at a blackbird followed by thirteen more whilst I registered the Memorial (Unitarian) Church in Cambridge for same-sex marriages . . .

A blackbird bathes this morning in our church garden  This morning I finally managed to sort out the matter of registering the Memorial (Unitarian) Church here in Cambridge for same-sex marriages. The

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CAUTE (Site / Info)

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