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Black People Can Never Be Respectable Enough (White Discomfort with the words ‘White Supremacy’)

(it looks like I might have to do a thread on respectability politics, so this will fit in somewhere) ok….since some of y’all are determined to stay willfully ignorant, let’s start with the actual def

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East Of Midnight (Site / Info)

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Elementary Age Service Project

Elementary Service Project from Olympia Unitarian Universalist on Vimeo.

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The Children's Chalice (Site / Info)

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Obscure Unitarians: Emily Sophia Elliot Pardee Karns Dixon

Emily Elliott was born March 3, 1853 in Kane County, Ill., daughter of Wilson and Maria J. Elliot, both born in New Hampshire. Her family left Illinois and moved to a farm in California’s Central Vall

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Religion: people & places Unitarians in Palo Alto

faith on a plane.

Talking with a colleague recently, he asked about the increased travel I am doing as a Congregational Life Consultant for the Southern Region of the Unitarian Universalist Association. I told him I en

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Speaking of… (Site / Info)

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Composts & Mulches

Who knew that there were so many kinds of compost?  According to Michael Phillips in The Holistic Orchard, tree fruits prefer a fungally dominant compost, which you can get by using lots of leaves and

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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My Heart Sutra: A Zen Teacher Reflects on the Spiritual Life

My Heart Sutra When the heart of compassion walked through the gate of wisdom, she looked into the body of the world and each of us, seeing each of us and the world itself is boundless. And with this

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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New Preaching Date: Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lynn

I will be returning to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lynn on July 9, 2017. 

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

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Joy and Happiness, Evolution, Money

Joy, part 1 I do believe there’s a difference between happiness and joy. A British website called psychologies explains it this way: “Joy is more consistent and is cultivated internally. It comes when

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

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A Time for Prayer: A piece written for the Brahmo Samaj, India following the 2005 7/7 London bombings and offered again, today, after the suicide attack in Manchester

My Brahmo Samaj Manual of Devotions & Rituals & Brahmo Dharma Naturally, the dreadful suicide bombing in Manchester this week brought back memories of the last suicide attacks here in the UK in London

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CAUTE — A free-spirit archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Revisiting Michael Roberts' call for a good, progressive, leftist, liberal rhetoric

Michael Roberts A while back, during the EU Referendum last year, I posted a piece in which I quoted a short piece by the English poet, literary critic and mathematician and mountaineer Michael Robert

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CAUTE — A free-spirit archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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STLT#236, O Thou Joyful Day

Regular readers will note that I was excited that this was the title I’d be singing on the day of my ordination. However, I forgot to adjust the spreadsheet for Light of Ages and of Nations and Amazin

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Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

Hymn by Hymn

On Knowing What We Don’t Know

Knowing that you don’t know what you don’t know. Socrates declared that supreme knowledge a long time ago. Even earlier, a Hindu scribe had penned, One believes in existence; Another says, “There is n

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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28th Anniversary Recovery Rap

5/25/17. celebrating 28 years alcohol/drug free. This anniversary is far more important to me than my birthday. Thirty years ago, already 7 years past swearing off toxins, and tapering off of most sub

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RestorativeConversations (Site / Info)

Pride

Pride: arrogance, vanity, hubris, haughtiness, conceit, snobbery, self-importance. There's lost pride, wounded pride, injured pride, restored pride, simple pride, foolish pride, false pride, overweeni

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

#74 After the “Death of God,” new gods?

Many in the West associate the “Death of God” with the 19th Century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche. Some are also aware of the 1960s death-of-God movement (more accurately called the wish-God-was-de

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The Naked Theologian (Site / Info)

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Zip Line

Clean and sharp as a zip line The truth zings down Old vines, twisted leaves Can only cover The truth so long   Fasten your harness Carry water and snacks It is going to be An amazing ride At a fright

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

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Recalling A. Durwood Foster

I’ve just received a communication from the Pacific School of Religion announcing the death of Professor Emeritus A. Durwood Foster. Writing for the school, Dr David Vasquez-Levy briefly outlines Prof

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Minister’s Blog

Transitions: When I began my service here as your interim minister, way back in September 2014, I wrote, “I am an intentional interim minister, and my commitment is to work with the congregation in th

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

news Circles - Highlights Margret's Musings

DLRE Blog

Passions of Our Community: As our fall-spring RE schedule comes to a close, we are prepping for Summer RE here at UU Schenectady. This summer our curriculum will be “Passions of Our Community.” Member

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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EBWA: This Region So Delightful to Ladies

June 15th – “This Region So Delightful to Ladies” – Hallie Bond, historian, author of several books and speaker on all things Adirondack, will speak to EBWA at the Kelly Adirondack Center, on June 15.

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

news Circles - Highlights Evening Branch Women's Association (EBWA)