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Stopping the itch

The first time I learned about family systems theory, I was told "A system will do anything to stop pain." This week, I'm substituting "itching" for "pain." Have you ever been REALLY REALLY itchy? Lik

2 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Bring Out the Festal Bread: The Half-Won Blessing, 1

Exodus, Chapter 12, verses 21–34: “Then Moses called all the elders of Israel and said to them: ‘Go, select lambs for your families, and slaughter the Passover lamb. Take a bunch of hyssop, dip it in

3 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

The Half-Won Blessing

My Reluctance To Do A Sermon on Emerson

Delivered April 14, 2014 - Rev. David A. Miller © Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito A Unitarian Universalist Association Congregation—Solana Beach, Ca A subject I have been pondering l

6 hours ago

Shift Happens (Site / Info)

The Joy of Taxes

There it is. It’s done. Whether you’re getting a refund or had to write a check, or if you just made it in the nick of time to file for an extension, Tax Day has come and gone, so we can rejoice. Yes,

9 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Monday’s drawings

My morning of drawing this week. I was enjoying the newsprint so much that I never moved on to charcoal paper. I like the smoothness and may try out some smooth white paper, like Bristol. A few of the

11 hours ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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Easter

What an effort it must have been To climb down from that cross So many centuries ago They thought you were dead forever It certainly looked like that You’d prayed your last prayer Healed your last lep

12 hours ago

Sermons, Poetry, and Other Musings (Site / Info)

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The Circus comes to town and Barnwell Priory's "Cellarer's Chequer"

Gee Horsley's drawing of the Cambridge Church This afternoon I had to pick up a parcel from the Royal Mail depot that was delivered to the church whilst I was out. It was another glorious sunny day an

16 hours ago

CAUTE (Site / Info)

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A Well Toned 49

Last Friday morning I completed a 10.75 mile run.  This was my third such run in a week and, as it turns out, I did another, shorter run in Stockton the following morning, clocking in a total of some

16 hours ago

spirituwellness (Site / Info)

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The thrust toward the separation of church and state

could succeed only by carrying through a severe struggle for freedom of association. Initially, the authorities who opposed it asserted that the health of society was threatened by the voluntary princ

16 hours ago

Stone By Stone (Site / Info)

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And Now Comes Spike

Terence Alan Milligan, better known to many as Spike, was born on this day in 1918. A founding member of the Goon Show, he is generally credited as central influence on the young men who would create

18 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Facing My Own Attachment to Separation

When I take seriously the interconnected web of all existence, when I begin to try to experience it, I also come face to face with my own attachment to separation. There is more to awakening than a my

18 hours ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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An open table is — or was — the law

Pivoting from the Unitarians, and looking forward to Maundy Thursday. I’ll go into the Universalist laws of fellowship (and how they changed) later, but suffice it to say now that state conventions, p

19 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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Truth and Meaning: Women and Dignity

Our society treats women as second class citizens. Objectification in the media constantly barrages us with the message that women are primarily sexual objects. Our failure to prevent sexual assault,

21 hours ago

uujeff's muse kennel and pizzatorium (Site / Info)

Another eclipse photo

Carol took this photo of last night’s lunar eclipse, just as the earth’s shadow had covered all but the tiniest sliver of the full moon. The moon was partly obscured by the faintest of cloud cover — t

23 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Bay area, Calif. lunar eclipse

Whittling away at limitations

I am not an especially crafty person--my hands are not skilled at transforming what is in my mind or in my vision to the situation in front of me. I cannot paint or draw, can only sew straight lines,

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Diné bahané, part two

2. The Second World Because of the strife in the First World, First Man, First Woman, the Great-Coyote-Who-Was-Formed-in-the-Water, and the Coyote called First Angry, followed by all the others, climb

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Reading Tolstoy in the sun at Ickleton Cemetery Chapel

Whilst out on a long ride on the Pashley Guv'nor on Monday I stopped off to take a look at the Cemetery Chapel at Ickleton. It was a lovely spring day and a splendid place to stop and spend an hour re

1 day ago

CAUTE (Site / Info)

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Earth: Our Deep Home Place

The Greater New Orleans Unitarian Universalist cluster gathered in an oak -filled park on Sunday to celebrate Earth: Our Deep Home Place. As Earth Day approaches, I share with you a meditation, my inv

1 day ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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The Blizzard and the Rope: Friends Along the Path, 4

Consider this. Here in New York, we have emerged from what was a particularly cold winter, and especially a particularly snowy winter. But the winter we had here this year was nothing like the winters

1 day ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Friends Along the Path

explore-blog: Madeleine L’Engle on creativity, writing,...

explore-blog: Madeleine L’Engle on creativity, writing, censorship, and the art of disturbing the universe – spectacular read. 

1 day ago

RevSean (Site / Info)

 
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