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Maundy Thursday With Your Friendly Jesus Person

Today is Maundy Thursday, or Holy Thursday. Maundy is an old English word or maybe an old French or Latin word that is derived from “mandate,” which Jesus gave during his last dinner party with his be

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PeaceBang (Site / Info)

Theological Reflection

Special Announcement: Annual Membership Meeting

Submitted by UUFP Office Administrator, Mary-Elizabeth ***OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION***2014 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the PeninsulaAnnual Membership Meeting:WhenSUNDAYMAY 18, 2014After second se

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

Announcements Events EDITION: May 2014 Reminders Annual Membership Meeting

Pack Nothing, Begin Quickly

Dear Friends, As Passover is upon us and Easter is near, this is a special time for millions of Jews and Christians around the world. Tragically, this holy week started off with a shooting rampage at

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NWUUC » Terry (Site / Info)

NeUUs Reflections

The hell?

Unknown name Unknown number calls me up and wants to know if I consider myself a Republican, a Democrat, or an independent. I said "I don't discuss that with strangers over the telephone." (Did I real

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Forced arbitration

Just when you thought your corporate overlords' scrutiny and control over your life couldn't get any more intrusive, this comes along: never mind a Facebook "like," downloaded coupon or a sweepstakes

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Equal Pay at the Altar? (and the war of statistics)

My thoughtful feminist husband first told me about it: the latest salvo in the defensive battle being waged against equal pay for equal work by women. It was the grenade tossed by Phyllis Schlafly, fo

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UUWF Blog (Site / Info)


Three finger salute, then?

The laptop I'm using with a fingerprint sensor is so old that its brand has been sold to a Chinese company; news of the iPhone 5s having a fingerprint sensor didn't catch my attention. It seems very c

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Down for the count.

Sanding, music, dance, math and the power of attention...  This morning, I am sanding boxes, and am in the third course, having gone from the stationary belt sander to 120 grit and 180 grit sand paper

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Addressing Safety at Pagan Conventions and Festivals

As the immediate shock regarding the arrest of Pagan author and musician Kenny Klein on possession of child pornography wears off, a wider conversation in the Pagan community on event safety and sexua

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The Wild Hunt | A modern Pagan perspective. (Site / Info)

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Thomas Hobbes published in 1651 Leviathan, 

the most cogent attack of the times upon the voluntary principle. In his view the church should be only an arm of the sovereign; indeed, no association of any sort was to exist apart from state contro

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Stone By Stone (Site / Info)


The Future is in Color

Rainbow America By Amanda Froelich on the True Activist blog: With the increasing trend of interracial partnerships, it’s much more common for an individual to belong to a variety of hereditary backgr

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Blue Boat (Site / Info)

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Be a Part of Change You Can See!

Want to know how you can get involved in the local, healthy food movement in response to global climate change?  Want to enjoy one of our great potluck lunches?  What to learn more about the Earth’s m

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Singing the Way

Go ahead–you know you want to  sing a song ofthe earth to a new tune. The imagination more real than real—isn’t the song sung deep all songs, and madness firmly embraced, all clear-eyed sanity? Sing o

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Theopoetics (Site / Info)

Religion spirituality Poetry unitarian universalist inspiration philosophy Writing poem theopoetics #uublogger

Lent (Day 38) — Jimmy Breslin, “The Church that Forgot Christ”

On p. 153, Jimmy Breslin quotes his wife, Ronnie Eldridge, a New York politician, and Jewish, after pointing out the Catholic (esp. Irish Catholic) obsession with the Jews as some dark force subvertin

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All-Soulo (Site / Info)


Pagans, Cheasters, and Nones: Easter and Open-Source Religion

This coming Easter morning, many people will rise and look east. Some will go to a Christian church for their only visit this year. Many will be reminded by priests and preachers that this one day is

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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It is like a dear home meal…

It is like a dear home-meal, a family supper, where the Elder and the younger brothers meet around their Father’s table. It is like a farewell meal just before a dear one goes away from home on a peri

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Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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All the Colors

You might always get the same favorite flavor of ice cream or coffee drink, but a handful of jelly beans brings you a random assortment of flavors and colors. No doubt you will prefer some tastes to o

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


"Compassion for myself is a slow growing crop, however carefully tended it yields an unreliable..."

“Compassion for myself is a slow growing crop, however carefully tended it yields an unreliable harvest.” - Barbara Pescan (Unitarian Universalist, clergy, poet) Morning Watch: Meditations

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Unitarian Universalist Quotes (Site / Info)

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"Grief is only the memory of widowed affection. The more intense the delight in the presence of the..."

“Grief is only the memory of widowed affection. The more intense the delight in the presence of the object, the more poignant must be the impression of the absence.” - James Martineau (Unitarian, cler

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Unitarian Universalist Quotes (Site / Info)

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April 17 – Metamorphosis: Awaiting Primavera

Across much of the nation, it seems as though Winter is reluctant to release its foothold on the here and now.   Or perhaps it is merely that Spring, having awakened just slightly later than usual, de

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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