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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

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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

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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

1 hour ago

The Power of Narrative (Site / Info)

Identity Theft (Novel)

Preparing to Hibernate

As the days grow shorter and winter draws closer, many beings are preparing themselves to sleep through the winter, living off what they have gathered in over the summer and the time of harvest. What

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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New Poetry—When You Wear a Hat as Long as This One

The hat was brand new on New Years Day 2002 when we gathered at the Art Institute cafeteria before heading over to a Lake Front anti-war vigil — with Michael Brennan , Ira S. Murfin, and Arlene Brenna

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

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Strengthening Our Resolve

"I'm not worried about churches in our tradition conforming to the culture. I'm worried about them not effectively engaging the culture," Moore said in an interview. "We have to be able to speak with

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

25 lecciones feministas para mis hijos

"Si quieres algo en la vida, tienes que llegar a una posición desde donde puedas conseguir las cosas por ti misma". No sé si lo haría intencionadamente o no, pero, con esas palabras, mi padre me dio m

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Christine Organ (Site / Info)

Buddhist Book Discussion Group meets at Unitarian Church

All are welcome to join in the Buddhist Book Discussion Group, which meets meets every Monday evenings (except holidays) at 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson. The group

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Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)

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Mourning Dove

The mourning dove is known for his plaintive song: Oo-wah-hooo, hoo-hoo. Maybe the dove himself is feeling perfectly cheerful, but there’s still something to be said for the feeling of release that co

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October 30–The Library: Independent Study

Independent study.  The student declares that he wants to learn sign language so that he can communicate with deaf members of his church, and so he begins to create a list of resources that he will us

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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How Do We Know What the Gods Want?

Unquestioning belief is not a Pagan virtue. How do we know what we know about the Gods? It requires using all our ways of knowing.

13 hours ago

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Nobody Needs a Church Or Lament of the Ministers

“I’m spiritual but not religious,” they say, and “I’m not comfortable with institutionalized religion.” That’s all well and good. But I get phone calls from strangers hoping I’ll visit a dying father

13 hours ago

Ministry in Steel Toe Shoes | Ministry in Steel Toe Shoes (Site / Info)

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Social Action in Action, October 30, 2014

In this post: News from Ed Rau about Big Island lava flow, Able & Willing Dinner, Dinner for Homeless + Collection for Blessings in a Backpack Long-time UUCF members Ed and wife Marvelle Rau retired t

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Youth Group in November

All youth in ninth through twelfth grades are welcome to participate in youth programming. Youth Group meets Sundays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, starting in the 11 o'clock worship service before leaving for the

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MA Election Choices. Fret Not on 11/4.

Yes indeed we'll have two-page, double-sided ballots next week. Be aware most of that is the four ballot questions...and that this is a simpler set of choices than the recent Dem primary. I happily pl

16 hours ago

Marry in Massachusetts (Site / Info)

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The Pope is a Universalist

An oldy (May 2013) but goody, and in spite of the headline NPR put on it, Sylvia Poggioli's story and quote from Pope Francis makes it clear that what he said is that atheists have been redeemed, not

17 hours ago

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Follow the money

New (to me, at least) voice in the Idaho political blogosphere, Holly Cook's "My Idaho Politics," with a couple of pieces about the large chunks of money flowing into politics these days: Look at camp

18 hours ago

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Illinois Quinn-Rauner Dust Up For Governor Draws Big Bucks, Raises Eyebrows

Not so cordial handshake between Bruce Rauner and Pat Quinn at a debate. Note: It’s the first election year since I hung-up my clipboard and precinct map after nearly 30 year as a McHenry County, Illi

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

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Immigration: As American as Apple Pie

Wanna Know Why its Called the WORLD Series? This sports.mic infographic eloquently reminds that immigration is an integral part of our social fabric. Read the full article on .mic The Unitarian Univer

18 hours ago

Blue Boat (Site / Info)

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Desperate times

Yesterday's super-sized postcard mailer to our "family" from the Idaho Republican State Central Committee seemed to be perfumed with flop sweat, and tinged with no small hint of racism: the scary blac

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