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Fake news, astrology edition

TWH –It’s a given in some Pagan circles that at least a basic understanding of astrology is common knowledge. Given the incredible diversity represented within the intersecting Pagan and polytheist co

1 hour ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Ware lecture viewing

One of the most inspiring events at General Assembly this Summer was the Ware Lecture given by Bryan Stevenson. Those of us lucky enough to hear it were very affected by his words. We all wanted to br

3 hours ago

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

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Help wanted in the FUUN Zone!

The FUUN Zone (formally known as the ‘Nursery’) is hiring for a part time caregiver. Being a caregiver in the FUUN Zone involves caring for and playing with children ages 6 weeks to 10 years, maintain

3 hours ago

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

announcement Children and Youth From the Office personnel

Yee-Haw! It’s the annual Barn Dance, Chili Supper & Auction, Nov. 4. 5-8:30 p.m.

Polish your boots and iron your skirts because there’s gonna be a hoedown. You don’t have to know how to dance, you just have to know how to have fun. There will be live music and a square dance calle

4 hours ago

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

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What is your interior spiritual life like? The fourth principle of UU

The question arises when people say they are spiritual but nor religious what is meant by this phrase, "spiritual but not religious?" It seems to mean for most people that they recognize that there is

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

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Poor People’s Campaign Redux, from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

By Joseph Rosenbloom: As a graduate student at Crozer Theological Seminary in Upland, Pennsylvania, Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote about the social ill of poverty and vowed to do something about it. He

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Beacon Broadside: A Project of Beacon Press (Site / Info)

History activism Now More Than Ever Race and Ethnicity in America Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Martin Luther King, Jr. Redemption Joseph Rosenbloom

Organized crime

In the latest report of the Special Counsel's robust investigation of the network of connections between the Trump campaign and Russia, a former federal prosecutor and now Notre Dame law professor get

5 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Problems We Were Made For

Forgiveness, part 2 Life IS problems. Call them “challenges” if you like, but problems they are: one after another, and always about 83. Those problems will include how to get forgiveness, how to give

5 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

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this is your brain on art

It has 6 legs (or four arms and two legs) along with cat ears, and wings behind. What is it? Even the child who made it is not sure. Yesterday my first, second and third grade students continued makin

8 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

STLT#354, We Laugh, We Cry

This is a very long song. I suppose it has to be, given that it’s about life, death, and the whole schmear. But it is a long song, made longer by accompanists who drag it out – and lordy, there seems

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Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

Hymn by Hymn Mood: Moderate Range: Moderate Singability: Moderate

Nathaniel Bacon and the Burning of Jamestown—Interracial Rebellion

Nathaniel Bacon leads his interracial forces on Jamestown and burns the Capital in the romantasized illustration by Howard Pyle in in Harper's Encyclopaedia of United States History: from 458 A.D. to

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

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What Remains

Humans, sadly, are capable of stunning acts of destruction. Nature is capable of stunning acts of re-birth. So, for that matter, are humans. Where do you see signs of re-birth around you? The Daily Co

10 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Travel Is Good For the Soul – Including Travel Beyond the Veil

Travel is an educational and life-expanding activity and I highly recommend it. And, the same benefits we gain from mundane travel also come to us from otherworldly travel.

11 hours ago

John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Lost and Found – Sermon Sept 17 2017

Reading, from A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit Sermon, Lost and Found   It was early 1996, and Kate Braestrup and her husband Drew had a good life, and a plan in the works for an even b

15 hours ago

Another Possibility (Site / Info)

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Beat up old women and get paid? On terfs and trans folk in a time of nazi-punching

You would think people could agree that it's wrong to hit old women for saying things you don't like. You would be wrong—it's now so acceptable that you can make hundreds of pounds doing it. Before Ta

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

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Rescue Ink ***

A very enjoyable book with some tough and heartworming stories.  I don’t know if I could deal with some of these animal rescue situations but I’m glad these guys and others can.  People need to be bet

18 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Adam Ant, Anthems and Oscar Wilde

“And even though you fool your soul your conscience will be mine, all mine.”-Adam Ant, Stand and Deliver. This past Saturday I went to Cleveland to visit an old friend and see Adam Ant at the House of

20 hours ago

Story and Self (Site / Info)

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National​ ​Orange​ ​Shirt​ ​Day Saturday,​ ​September​ ​30,​ ​2017

Wear​ ​an​ ​orange​ ​shirt​ ​on​ ​Saturday,​ ​September​ ​30 ​to​ ​walk​ ​with​ ​and​ ​show​ ​your​ ​support​ ​for Indigenous ​and​ ​Non-Indigenous ​reconciliation,​ ​acknowledge​ ​the​ trauma of the

23 hours ago

Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Acceptance in a Time of Climate Change

Is it hopeless? Is humanity doomed to near term extinction? Well, if you are pinning your hopes on the myth of progress, the answer is "yes." Progress had been foundational to my belief system, and it

1 day ago

Calling Ministers (Site / Info)

Tiffany & Co. the Toy Store for Toffs Opens

Charles Lewis Tiffany as a young man. 180 years ago today, September 18, 1837, Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young opened a new establishment, a “stationery and fancy goods emporium.” That covered

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

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