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The Mantra-Rock Dance—Hippies, Hare Krishna, and the Haight

There were a lot of threads to the youth culture being woven on the streets of San Francisco—the older, now established Beatsfinding new followers for their expressions of alienation, spiritual quest,

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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Pleasure, Happiness, Joy, Bliss

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

Covenant Creates Congregation

While the Future of Faith is being determined by innovations in the places and ways people connect to and live their spiritual life, it is the practices that allow for and encourage them to connect in

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

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The Bigness of our Littleness: Humanism and Individualism

  Late in his life the philosopher Richard Rorty—well known to be an atheist—was asked by an interviewer if he could define “holy.” I suppose the interlocutor thought Rorty would be stumped by the que

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Did You Know?

submitted by Bob Smith, Personnel Committee Chair Did you know that our Fellowship Administrator, Mary-Elizabeth Cotton, is employed by us on a part-time basis?  Her position is nominally eighteen hou

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Welcome to Liberal Religion, 3: The First Two Smooth Stones

The first smooth stone of liberal religion: Growth. "Religious liberalism depends first on the principle that revelation is continuous. Meaning has not been finally captured. Nothing is complete, and

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

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Taking Time

Why is it that we frequently “take time,” but we never “give time”? We only say, in the negative, that someone wouldn’t give us the time of day. Take your time, certainly, but why not try giving some

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


January 29–Sheltering Walls: White Space

I always wanted to study art when I was growing up and just didn’t have the opportunity. In my 20’s I found an art teacher who offered painting classes in her basement every Wednesday night, and I wen

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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20대에 깨달았으면 좋았을 25가지

나는 20대에 많은 것을 배웠다. C학점을 유지하려면 미적분 강의를 몇 번까지...

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Christine Organ (Site / Info)

Don't Forget! Don't Forget!

Last night as I drove home, I realized that today would be the day. The day the car's odometer hit 22222, I adore palindromes, especially in numbers. Symmetry is pleasing. So I drove to co-op and the

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

25 January 2015 Sermon Podcast

“Sing a New Song” by Rev. Dr. Jana De Benedetti

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All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana » Announcements (Site / Info)

No one sings in church any more

On the Sacred Harp Friends page on Facebook, Katie posted a link to a blog post by Thom Schulz, titled “Why They Don’t Sing on Sunday Anymore.” Schulz’s reasons why people don’t sing in church: too of

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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How Donut Delight Changed My World

I attended a high school with approximately 1000 students in Ontario as I was growing into the debonair stud-muffin that I am today. I entered Grade 9 in 1992 with much of the fear and trepidation tha

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The Loving Room (Site / Info)

18 January 2015 Sermon Podcast

“The Age(s) of Colorblindness” by Henry Walker

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All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana » Announcements (Site / Info)

What is the Point? - Hope and the Chicago Cubs.

Delivered January 25, 2015 - Rev. David A. Miller © Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito A Unitarian Universalist Association Congregation—Solana Beach, Ca (Lightly edited version) I reme

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Shift Happens (Site / Info)

Tattoos and children

This cracked me up: Why You Should Never, Ever Get a Tattoo (But Having a Baby is Fine). I particularly like #10: “You think you’re going to seem so cool walking around with one, but really most of th

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)


Not ‘At Risk’ But ‘In Risk’ (or Why #BlackLivesMatter and #AllLivesMatter Are Not The Same)

Amy Hunter, who is the Racial Justice Coordinator for the YWCA here in St. Louis posted a tweet a few days ago that quoted Dr. Norm White, which said: Children are not at risk they are in risk. Risk i

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East Of Midnight (Site / Info)


Will Rogers makes an argument for Basic Income

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

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To live in this world you must be able to do three things . . . and a walk in Wandlebury Woods

On Sunday I returned to a poem by one of my most favourite poets — one whose work I truly love, respect and, these days, find essential in the living of life — Mary Oliver. I mentioned there that her

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CAUTE — Just travelling hopefully (Site / Info)

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Excluded by intersectionality: Sal Culosi

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)