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Onetime Antiwar, Environmental Protester Veers Into the Seamy World of Anti-Semitism

Ken O'Keefe [Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] While most American-born activists who become involved in defending Palestinian rights avoid becoming overt anti-Semites even while steadfastly criticizing Isr

2 hours ago

Orcinus (Site / Info)

Community Free Clinic, UUCF’s Split-Plate for February

Many thanks to Penny McDougal for today’s guest post. Community Free Clinic of Washington County – Split Plate Recipient My late husband, Dan McDougal, considered that his work with the Community Free

2 hours ago

uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)

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Character Flaws

It is January 27th and my Christmas cactus hasn't bloomed yet. It's been showing signs for over a week now. It has oodles of buds, pink even! And this one putting on this hopeful show...this morning I

4 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

change seasons

Excluded by intersectionality: Kristiana Coignard and Jessica Hernandez

17-year-old Kristiana Coignard shot and killed by three police officers after brandishing knife Jessica Hernandez: Denver Police Kill Teen They Say Hit Cop With Car, Vigil Held For 'Outgoing' Girl Dea

5 hours ago

it's all one thing (Site / Info)

excluded by intersectionality

When You Can’t Turn It Over To God

Life is complicated. We can’t pretend it’s not, and we can’t expect a divine helicopter parent to take care of it for us. But we have resources for dealing with life’s complications, and we are far mo

8 hours ago

John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Know Someone Knight-Worthy?

Since 1995, the Knight Award has been presented annually to a living person who has, as a volunteer, contributed at the national level to furthering the principles of Unitarianism in Canada. The award

11 hours ago

Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

leadership e-News

Quote of the Day: With No Audience I was Just There…

“I did examine myself,” he said. “Solitude did increase my perception. But here’s the tricky thing—when I applied my increased perception to myself, I lost my identity. With no audience, no one to per

11 hours ago

The Power of Narrative (Site / Info)

identity

Becoming, the E-Book, is Here For All!

So what if Becoming is currently out of (paper) stock – Get it online!   As previously noted, we have this really fabulous problem that a wonderful free resource created by Skinner House Books and the

12 hours ago

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

Resources faith UUA Spirit Young Adults identity Events and Opportunities best practices Guides and Tools campus ministry daily practice fellowship

Words matter. Silence matters more?

My service on Sunday was devoted to the idea that words matter, yet my closing benediction was this... "Sometimes it is the absence of words that matters. Hear these words by Jacob Trapp... 'If it is

13 hours ago

Pullman Memorial Pastor's Blog (Site / Info)

bragging, just a bit.

The congregation I serve is so cool. Here are some short videos they made about what they did, and how they did things, while I was on sabbatical. It almost makes me wish I had stuck around! I am so g

13 hours ago

Speaking of... (Site / Info)

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Concrete block rocket stove

This past Sunday, the middle school ecojustice Sunday school class cooked on rocket stoves. We based our stoves on design principles developed by Dr. Larry Winiarski, who is affiliated with the Aprove

14 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Religious Education Ecojustice DIY Chronicles Practical religion

Cracks in the Cauldron: Covenant of the Goddess Wrestles with its Role

SAN BERNARDINO –In the forty years since Covenant of the Goddess (CoG) was formed, its members have been on the front lines of battles for equal rights as prison chaplains, as veterans, as parents, an

15 hours ago

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

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No, Jonathan Chait, the language police are not "Marxist"

In general, I agree with Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say: How the language police are perverting liberalism. It includes bits like this example of identitarians who are not even willing to allow free spe

15 hours ago

it's all one thing (Site / Info)

censorship / free speech

Why I’m Not a Materialist, Even Though Most of My Friends Think I Am One

Okay, I’ve found assuming if something presents in the world in a way that can be touched, well, then it can be measured, and tested. As such I’m pretty relentlessly a fan of the scientific method as

16 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Update on Oltorotua Well before Dedication + Thanks to You

Click here to read an excellent article on the design and construction of the Oltorotua well. The villagers have also recently taken part in well maintenance and training in sanitation and hygiene.  

17 hours ago

uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)

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Epitaph for the Disappointed I.

I thought it would be bigger Epitaph for the Disappointed II. Looks like a lot but it’s not

18 hours ago

Theopoetics (Site / Info)

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Happy birthday, Wolfie!

It was on this day in 1756 that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arrived on this planet.

19 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Welcome to Liberal Religion, 1: Unitarians and Lightbulbs

How many Unitarian Universalists does it take to change a light bulb? You may have heard much of this, but it is instructive, and newcomers to liberal religion need to know. We have submitted the ques

19 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Welcome to Liberal Religion

Seventy Years Ago Today—A Grim Discovery by the Red Army

Soviet troops discovered a few children among those left behind by the Germans. Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day.   It will be observed—celebrated is certainly the wrong word here—in w

20 hours ago

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

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