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Nudged by the death of Leonard Nimoy, and the public appreciations that followed, to introduce Munchkin at last to the original Star Trek, I sat down with her Kat nighty to watch The Trouble with Trib

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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The Smartest Thing I Ever Did As A Parent...

...was letting my children know that risotto is an impressive and delicious dish. Even when they required a step ladder to reach the stove top, they would happily take turns stirring the pot, adding l

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Money Makes Mean?: The Spiritual Practice of Generosity, 1

Money. If you are unusually self-aware, you might have noticed a very slight feeling of tightening or closing at just the mention of the word. Or maybe, if you're that self-aware, you might have trans

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

The Spiritual Practice of Generosity

Thinking of King Kong

And who doesn’t, from time to time? It was on this day in 1933 that the film opened at Radio City Music Hall in New York City…

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Theological Reflection

The First UU Principle states that UU congregations covenant to affirm and promote "the inherent worth and dignity of every person." Today, the concrete expression of that principle is to say "black l

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

It’s Dr Seuss Day!

The wonderful Theodor Seuss Geisel, Dr Seuss, was born on this day in 1904. Cause for celebration all by itself, but also, the National Education Association has designated his birthday as Read Across

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Helen Keller

Only three women have been featured on United States currency other than special commemorative coins: Susan B. Anthony on the ill-designed dollar coin; Sacajawea on the better, current dollar coin; an

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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"A Person's A Person, No Matter How Small"

March 2nd marks the 111th anniversary of the birth of Theodor Seuss Geisel, the author better known as Dr. Seuss. Mr. Geisel is sometimes listed among "Famous UUs", but I've yet to see any proof that

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

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Please Visit My New Site

Thank you for visiting! I have created a new site that houses everything you need in one place. It has a blog with my writing about dementia, mental illness, and body positivity. The site also has the

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Moving In With Dementia (Site / Info)

Please Visit My New Site

Thank you for visiting! I have created a new site that houses everything you need in one place. It has a blog with my writing about dementia, mental illness, and body positivity. The site also has the

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Bipolar Spirit (Site / Info)

Using our Anger @thebfuu March 1, 2015

What should we do with our anger? Shall we hold it inside? Until it explodes Scorching the earth with hate Fight like there’s no tomorrow Burn down every bridge that we see? What should we do with our

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What I’m reading: March 1, 2015

I’ve not been blogging much lately, and I don’t have much zeal to do so. I’m a little sad that Leonard Nimoy died, but mixed with that hope that I too might live long and prosper. I could walk though

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Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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HEAVEN & HELL: A Love Story

HEAVEN AND HELL A Love Story 1 March 2015 James Ishmael Ford First Unitarian Church Providence, Rhode Island Text One day while walking quietly together, out of the silence the Buddha’s attendant Anan

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Autobiography of a Yogi

As I write this month, I’m coming to the end of my annual reading retreat and seminary reunion. Each year in February, we gather to discuss a common read, share our favorite reading from the past year

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Unitarian Church of Los Alamos : Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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Interfaith Connections

March happens to be a month full of holidays on the Hindu religious lunar calendar. This year, the celebration of Holi (a celebration of good over evil) begins sundown on March 5 th and is celebrated

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Unitarian Church of Los Alamos : Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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And then, Winter

It seems like yesterday that I was writing an article and discussing fall, and then, winter. We seem to be at the cusp of spring, and a few short months until the end of the church year. I want to tha

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Unitarian Church of Los Alamos : Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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Eating Cake with Holocaust History and Mr. Spock

This past Tuesday some conservative Texas state lawmakers joined by the Lt. Governor of Texas and other conservative leaders held a ceremonial cake cutting celebrating the 10th anniversary of legislat

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Sunflower Chalice (Site / Info)

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Liberation from Body Shame

In her poem “homage to my hips,” Lucille Clifton says: these hips are big hips they need space to move around in. they don’t fit into little petty places. these hips are free hips. they don’t like to

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Soul Seeds (Site / Info)

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Consider once more the fowls of the air: On letting Christian language go in the spirit of Jesus (Part 2)

Because the north Norfolk coast is well-known for its astonishingly rich variety of bird-life, spending two weeks in Wells-next-the-Sea inevitably calls one into a contemplation and consideration of t

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CAUTE — Just travelling hopefully (Site / Info)

Jesus Marcus Borg Edward F. Mooney Heidegger Michael McGhee birds of the air Emily Dickinson liberal Christian tradition Norfolk Philosophy as spiritual practice Stephen Fry Wells-next-the-Sea

A Theology of #SexUUality

Unitarian Universalists have a long history of courage in tackling issues around human sexuality—from campaigning for human rights, to pioneering innovative work in the Our Whole Lives sexuality curri

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

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