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Sometimes Her Huntington’s Disease Shuts Down My Ability to Write

My brain is full of thoughts I’d like to develop into blog posts. Likewise, a fellow historian honored me with a request to provide him with a critical reading of a paper before he presents it next we

2 hours ago

Politywonk (Site / Info)

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In their own words?

Lawerence Denney, my least favorite candidate for Idaho Secretary of State (just so you know) has his Facebook campaign page touting his campaign site's "In Their Own Words..." feature, assembling end

3 hours ago

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Walking in their Footsteps: A Call to Solidarity

(This post was originally written for the Faith & Family Homelessness Project. I highly recommend checking out their resources and learning more about how to experience and volunteer with their Povert

6 hours ago

What's My Age Again? (Site / Info)

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Seeking a Song of Love

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard A hand that’s warm in friendship strong, that lifts us up when things go wrong and builds a church where — more than creeds — we count our blessi

7 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Putting Gratitude into Practice

Originally posted on UU Fellowship of the Peninsula: For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard “The discipline of gratitude reminds us how utterly dependent we are on the people and world

7 hours ago

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

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Remembering Mayor Menino: Boston’s First Italian American Mayor

Today we remember tireless and beloved public servant, Mayor Tom Menino, Boston's first Italian American mayor and its longest-serving mayor in history.

9 hours ago

Beacon Broadside (Site / Info)

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Galen Project starts in Cambridge tomorrow evening — 7.30-9.30pm Unitarian Hall CB1 1JW

WELCOME  There is a course blog to which all are invited to contribute: http://galenprojectcambridge.blogspot.co.uk See also: http://www.cambridgeunitarian.org/reflection/courses http://blogs.exeter.a

9 hours ago

CAUTE — Just travelling hopefully (Site / Info)

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Religion and the Imagination, Bedford version

Almost exactly a year ago, I gave a talk “Religion and the Imagination” at the Unitarian Church of Quincy, Illinois. The text and audio of that Sunday service is here. (It’s slightly longer, and has t

9 hours ago

Free and Responsible Search (Site / Info)

Tom Menino and the Ride Not Ridden

Definitely on my to-do list and almost as surely not on his, I wanted that promised bike ride from Hyde Park to City Hall, maybe with Steve Murphy too. It would be the old guys cycling to town. Like s

11 hours ago

Harrumph! (Site / Info)

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new teachers...

Forty to 50 percent of new teachers leave the profession in their first five years. ( 9 1/2 percent leave their first year.) So why do they quit, and why do some stay? The Stowe family is one of dedic

11 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Sunday Services (November 2014)

Services for November 2014 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula theme: Resilience November 2nd: “Navigators USA — Nature, Inclusion, Community” Every first Sunday of the month, ou

11 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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No Buzz Coil This Month...

...due to my having carpel tunnel syndrome. Best wishes for a Splendid and Blessed Samhain/Hallows.

11 hours ago

Medusa Coils (Site / Info)

Conscience and Choosing the Hill to Die On

As of this writing, Maine nurse Kaci Hickox is under house arrest for her resistance to what she considers a fear-based, anti-scientific, and politically-motivated quarantine. In 2012, the US military

13 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Frank Frazetta: Graveyard Dancing

via The Pictorial Arts: Graveyard Dancing:

13 hours ago

it's all one thing (Site / Info)

Summer Seminary Grad Seeks Answers

For some, Summer Seminary left them with even more questions about their path to ministry. Jennica Davis-Hockett, Leadership Development Associate at the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), pair

14 hours ago

Blue Boat (Site / Info)

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Birthdays (November 2014)

Many Happy Returns to our UUFP members and friends who will be celebrating their birthdays in November!  They are: Ezra Moore Robert Drees Anne Cunningham Allison Millard Dean Ceran Chloe Briede Pam L

14 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Metaphors For Walking Through Doors

Last week I was watching the documentary “Radio Unnameable” about famous New York radio personality Bob Fass, when I saw Margot Adler. I suppose I shouldn’t have been surprised, after all Margot had a

15 hours ago

The Wild Hunt | A modern Pagan perspective. (Site / Info)

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Get Two Books for the Price of Less Than One and Make a Novel Happen

Although the Pubslush campaign has finished, I am still a bit short of where I wanted to be. (I raised $1,200 towards my $2,000 goal.) So I am still taking advance orders. As an incentive, the first f

16 hours ago

One Writer's Thoughts (Site / Info)

Truth and Meaning: The Character of Candidates

Halfway through writing a posting on brokenness for this week, I walked out to get the mail. Living in a house previously owned by a Republican, I have been exposed first hand to the character of thei

16 hours ago

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Two Exciting New Releases for the Price of Less-Than-One

Although the Pubslush campaign has finished, I am still a bit short of where I wanted to be. (I raised $1,200 towards my $2,000 goal.) So I am still taking advance orders. As an incentive, the first f

17 hours ago

The Power of Narrative (Site / Info)

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