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O grand charioteers!

O grand charioteers! souls who hitch onto Mars, ride his endless fury above sun-baked mountains to sacred acres where mortals seldom tread free across the many skies scorched by stern suns, until a mo

3 hours ago

Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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Personal Privilege, Protection, and Police

When my sisters and I were growing up, Dad would occasionally take us to a Milwaukee Admirals hockey game. One time we were walking along the concourse and Dad pulled us close to him as we came across

5 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

August 30–The Garden: Openings

Open our eyes to see that life abounds; open hearts to welcome it among us. The light of love here shines upon each face. May it bring faith to guide our journey home.* Openings . . . of eyes, of … Co

6 hours ago

Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

UU 7th Principle The Garden

Our Minnesota State Fair trips—mostly, seed art!

Emma and I only made two trips to the State Fair this year. I brought along my old iPod and took a few pictures, which I rarely do because my general philosophy is that you can experience an event or

6 hours ago

it's all one thing (Site / Info)

Minnesota State Fair

Market Basket: A case study in Finance Capitalism

Market Basket was a profitable company, owned by one family. Paid employees well and was a good corporate citizen. After some machinations in the owning family, it faced being sold up to powers of fin

13 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Jennifer Lunden's article The Butterfly Effect

If you enjoyed the discussion on UUAWOL about Flight Behavior you might enjoy Jennifer Lunden's article about the Monarch Butterflies, entitled the Butterfly Effect which appears in the collection of

13 hours ago

UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

A right-brained computer

Trying to figure out why my iPad wasn't doing something it used to do, and not having the vaguest clue how to whack it up side the head with the 2x4 it seems to be asking for, I figured maybe I should

13 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Solving a nonexistent problem, or something

There's a pithy aphorism for the engineering trade: if it ain't broke, don't fix it . Post-modernist "innovators" have turned that on its head and/or flogged nonsense for a business book called "If it

14 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Committee aims to amend U.S. Constitution, and other UUs in the media

Citizens for Economic Justice argues only human beings are people An offshoot of the social justice committee of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Fairhaven, Conn., Citizens for Economic Justice,

16 hours ago

uuworld.org : UUs in the Media (Site / Info)

UUs in the Media

Too soon to heal, love is not enough, and more UU writing

Too soon to heal Kim Hampton resists pressure to begin the healing process after the death of Michael Brown. Too often in the U.S., black people and black communities are asked to start the healing (o

16 hours ago

uuworld.org : The Interdependent Web (Site / Info)

Interdependent Web

Arrest is a Minor Inconvenience

In the state of Alabama, over 700 people die each year because they lack the resources to afford medical care.  They fall into the gap between eligibility for Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.  Ve

17 hours ago

A Unitarian Universalist Minister in the South (Site / Info)

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El extraño caso del Tribunal Constitucional

Los estdiantes de ciencias políticas del futuro analizarán con asombro el fenómeno del Tribunal Constitucional español del siglo XXI. Un ente que se presenta como organismo jurídico de garantías democ

18 hours ago

GABRIEL JARABA blog (Site / Info)


Toward a Better World: Following the Way of Martin Luther King

Michael K. Honey, a lifelong follower of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on how following the way of Dr. King has led him to a better, more meaningful and engaged life. Honey is the editor of "All Labor

19 hours ago

Beacon Broadside (Site / Info)

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Now that I have Finished my Journey

Here I go again, stepping on a wasp's nest this time, perhaps. In a recent Facebook post I questioned democracy as a way of creating justice.  It is a good thing, I said, not because of what it does b

19 hours ago

Aside From The Obvious (Site / Info)

Reflection on Faith

faith (n.) mid-13th-century; "duty of fulfilling one's trust," from Old French feid , foi "faith, belief, trust, confidence, pledge," from Latin fides "trust, faith, confidence, reliance, credence, be

19 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)


Thinking About Intimacy

Sheena, Elison and friends / Alison R. I’ve had a week of thinking about intimacy. My grandson married his love in a beautiful, on-time ceremony at City Hall.  They asked me to be a witness. Nothing m

19 hours ago

spirit flows thru -- Alison Rittger's spiritual reflections on finding the holy in the daily - blog (Site / Info)


No One is Illegal

preached at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Cleveland, October 7, 2007 All human beings deserve the same rights and respect. It does not matter whether you are black, white, Asian, Mexican or Na

20 hours ago

Colin Bossen: Writer, Preacher, Organizer (Site / Info)


Story of the day - Without vision the people perish or enjoy afternoon delight

He raised his voice slightly and intoned, "It is said in Proverbs, 'Where there is no vision, the people perish', and where is the vision in this congregation? Who is it we want to become? What is it

21 hours ago

UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

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HRBOR (Hampton Roads Business Out Reach)

by Brad Garbus Over the last couple months I have been working toward growing Unitarian Universalism in Hampton Roads, specifically in the LGBTQi community.   A while ago I started attending a monthly

21 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

social justice welcoming congregation EDITION: September 2014 HRBOR

connect with learning the old fashioned way

NBC news finally did a program on hands-on learning, as though it's new news. Program Encourages Kids to Build, Play the Old-Fashioned WayThanks to David for alerting me to it. Building things is an i

21 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)