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Harassment is Not Terrorism

My colleague, Deanna Vandiver recently wrote of her experience with protesters who disrupted Sunday services by spewing words of condemnation at the congregation.  She characterized the experience as

13 hours ago

About Our Inherent Worth (Site / Info)

The Master of Irony Is Released from Prison

It was on this day in 1901 that William Sydney Porter was released from prison. A former pharmacist, bank teller, and sometime journalist, it was Porter’s work as a bank teller that led to his indictm

14 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Why Unitarianism?

This post is the first in a two-part series reflecting on Unitarian Universalism. Next week, I plan to write about “Why Universalism?” For me, the move from Liberal Christianity to Unitarianism Univer

14 hours ago

Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalism

House on Fire: Church Attendance in the US

There it is, yet another study indicating that the number of American Christians who attend churches regularly has dropped yet again. (see link below) Currently the number of those who attend church o

17 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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An unexpected source of Universalist prayers

The Optimist’s Good Morning is a book of prayer and written selections, published by Little, Brown in 1907 but it’s originally a Universalist Publishing House title, and so not surprisingly full of Un

18 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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Sweet Success

The annual cream puff was purchased and devoured. This alone means vacation has been a success. Envious? Here's the recipe.

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Joliet, Ill., to Kearney, Neb.

We started driving at nine in the morning, quickly leaving behind the crowded roads of Chicagoland. Water towers are prominent features of the midwestern landscape, and traditionally the municipality

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Blogging Updates

This is just a quick post to say that I've been writing less for this Rev. Cyn blog in part because I've been writing for other locations.  If you want to be reading more from me than you're getting h

1 day ago

Rev. Cyn (Site / Info)

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Building a Better World - Volunteers Needed for ESL Classes

by Alisha LoftinDid you know that Houston has one of the largest immigrant populations in our country?  About 22% of Houston residents were born in another country.  According to the Daily Beast, Hous

1 day ago

Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church - Blog (Site / Info)

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Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop...

My colleague, the Rev. Cynthia Landrum, has written an essay on the water controversy in Detroit. She grew up in the Detroit area and her parents live there, so she is not an outsider. She now serves

1 day ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

A Sign from the Past, a Sign for the Future

I’ve been asked to read the manuscript for a new book about the formation of convert Zen in the West and its principal personalities, and, to write an afterword. As I’m reading I found an interesting

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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The New Testament and Psalter is in

I wrote about a New Testament with psalter I ordered; it arrived last Wednesday. It could be worse. I can imagine furtive looks about the “faith sharing” helps, and I might agree with you. But they’re

1 day ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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Circle Round for Freedom

The opposite of liberal religion is not conservative religion. It is fundamentalism – the deep certainty that there is only one truth and only one way of knowing that truth. As a liberal religion, Uni

2 days ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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When Summer Finally Comes

Please, cold front, come. Threatening clouds tease us, and those six hot drops of rain aren't what we're looking for, either.

2 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Macedonia, Ohio, to Joliet, Ill.

I got up at 6:30 and went to the gas station across the street from our motel to buy a newspaper. They stocked three, and I got a copy of each — the Akron Beacon Journal, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, a

2 days ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Living With Guns: My Commentary Published in July 13 Sunday Eunice News

As a military chaplain, I prayed over too many people who were murdered by their spouses, lovers, or friends. I know first hand that guns don’t kill people. People kill people. People with guns kill t

2 days ago

About Our Inherent Worth (Site / Info)

What Should We Think About Death? A Humanist Public Service Message Narrated by Stephen Fry

Post by British Humanist Association.

2 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Mother of Exiles

Today marks the one hundred and sixty-fifth birthday of the American poet Emma Lazarus. I’ve said this before, but I believe it worth repeating. There are a tiny handful of documents that sing to the

2 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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An Auspicious Beginning

Some people start their ministerial internships writing learning agreements, figuring out the copier and the coffee maker, and meeting absolutely everyone. Others start their ministerial internships w

2 days ago

Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

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scarykeion: kelbebop: Alas, poor Yorick. You were glam as...

scarykeion: kelbebop: Alas, poor Yorick. You were glam as fuck. THIS IS IN IAMBIC PENTAMETER

2 days ago

RevSean (Site / Info)