For about ten years my kids did not eat dairy. There were good health-related reasons for this at the time, but it was never easy. Restaurant kids' meals are full of mac'n'cheese, pizza, cheeseburgers
"What pisses me off the most about the term “special needs” isn’t that it’s cutesy or euphemistic,..."
“What pisses me off the most about the term “special needs” isn’t that it’s cutesy or...
Her mobility is not hindered by the fact she is not walking. She crawls, gets to her destination, pulls her self up, and cruises along the walls. She is as tenacious as she is curious. Her eyes sparkl
The Commission on Appraisal laid it out in their report "Who Is In Charge Here." UU ministers have very little positional authority: authority that comes to them simply because they are the minister.
On March 9th, 2014, Tom Robertson led worship with an improv theme. He drew on his experience as an improv […]
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Sometimes when talking about free speech and tolerance, someone will proudly say they're intolerant of intolerance. Sometimes when talking about hate, someone will say they hate haters. I've been that
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One of my favorite new practices for reading and recentering is to enter the “reader” function on my blog site and click on one of the categories I have used, to see what shows up. This being two days
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We don’t make changes in our lives so we can love the Earth, we love the Earth so we’ll make the changes we need to make.
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Some short poems I wrote yesterday. The first was from a goddess moon postcard I got from Ryk McIntyre for a poems from a postcard chapbook project. Did so many versions. After talking to someone yest
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Today, Andorra became the 10th country in the Council of Europe to ratify the Istanbul Convention (text of the convention here). The document establishes definitions and legal standards for domestic v
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"Being a victim of oppression in the United States … is not enough to make you revolutionary, just as..."
“Being a victim of oppression in the United States … is not enough to make you revolutionary,...
10 Poverty Myths, Busted | Mother Jones: america-wakiewakie: 1. Single moms are the problem. Only 9...
“If you repeatedly criticize someone for liking something you don’t, they won’t stop liking...
Easter Sunday/Flower Communion Delivered April 20, 2014 - Rev. David A. Miller © Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito A Unitarian Universalist Association Congregation—Solana Beach, Ca B
Greetings and a Happy Earth Day from CUC and USC Canada! USC Canada celebrates the deep connections that farming communities around the world have with the Earth, and the key role they play in nurturi
Word out of Clark County that ol' Cliven Bundy is kind of a liar as well as an anti-hero. KLAS-TV in Las Vegas is reporting that the property records don't go way back to 1877, but rather start when t
So my Mid-Hi students at First Unitarian Church of Albuquerque are leading our delegation to the local Pride Parade in May. It is a challenging endeavor for them, as they range from sixth-to-eighth-gr
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Gayatri Spivak (1990) The Postcolonial Critic: Interviews, Strategies, Dialogues. Routledge: London, pp. 62-63: I will have in an undergraduate class, let’s say, a young, white, male student, politica
The Roanoke celebration of Earth Day is almost here and the Green Team of UUCR will be part of it. The festivities begin at 10 AM and end at 4. Our table will be located near the Grandin Theater. C
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