CHITTENANGO, NEW YORK –Cindy McGinley understands the circle of life and death quite well. A former president and current trustee of the Henge of Keltria, her belief that all life is sacred includes a
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I am at Marc Adams School of Woodworking for the start of day 3 of my five day box making class. Several of my students are more advanced than many might expect. Some have been in one of my earlier cl
Mary de La Valette shares one of her poems from her home in New Brunswick, Canada. She has written for CUUPS publications since the 1980's.
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Sleep can be a precarious thing for many folks–finding ways to transition from busy, exhausting daytime work to deep, restorative sleep. There is another transition that we go through, on the other s
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Does the phrase “It’s all downhill from here” mean “It all gets worse from here” or “From here everything gets easier”? I suppose it depends on where the coast downhill will land you, and you can neve
The wind storm from yesterday continued unabated. The National Weather Service warned of sustained winds of twenty to thirty miles per hour, and gusts up to sixty miles per hour. It was an unpleasant
It was on this day in 2005 that Eris was discovered by a Palomar Observatory team led by Mike Brown. At first it appeared to be larger than Pluto (turns out that it has greater mass, but Pluto has a s
This year the Southeast UU Summer Institute (SUUSI) was fortunate to find a site for our annual gathering after receiving a rather last-minute call in December from our expected hosts telling us they
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by Ellie Richardson Through my weeks of volunteering, I’ve noticed that one girl in particular doesn’t like to do art projects because she “doesn’t know how to draw”. At first, this s
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Ta-Nehisi Coates’ new book, Between the World and Me, is a powerfully devastating window into the experience of living in a black body in America, a body that is constantly vulnerable to assault, to c
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So, I’ve heard through the grapevine that ministerial candidates are being charged $250 to see the Ministerial Fellowship Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Said grapevine is not hap
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I don’t think the Universe has a plan, and in any case I can’t relate to a Universe that plans. But I can relate to the Old Gods.
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Jesuit, priest, and by my lights most importantly, poet Gerard Manley Hopkins was born in Stratford, Essex, in Great Britain, on this day in 1844. And if you have forty minutes…
littleredspaces: theperksofbeingdisabled: Vintage on disability rights. Don’t let the black and white trick you. The Capitol Crawl was in 1990. This is not ancient history.
Tue, 10:51: Paris is waiting for her checkup. @ Ocean Beach Vetinary Clinic https://t.co/DPld6JQEHB Tue, 11:29: Heart sounds good @ Ocean Beach Vetinary Clinic https://t.co/PPAD4hFmjh
As I traveled from my home in Richmond, Virginia to Portland, Oregon, I entered Kentucky with a feeling of trepidation. For the next 1300 miles, I would be driving in and out of states where my wife a
Sandra Bland died in police custody, and now there is video available for all to see of her encounter with the trooper who, after pulling her over, asks her to put out her cigarette. She declines, an
UUA President Peter Morales applauds policy change allowing Boy Scout chartering organizations to welcome gay adult leaders.
Antiracism, Our Flawed New Religion by John McWhorter NetRoots Nation Confrontation Wasn't About #BlackLivesMatter At All by Bruce A. Dixon Adolph Reed on Respecting Black Leadership Related: What Bla
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