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Truth and Meaning: Jesus and Guns

My blog last week generated enthusiastic response from ardent supporters of the right to keep and bear arms without a mandatory background check. At one point, one of these strident advocates cited Lu

13 hours ago

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

This Week's Prayer

Creation, power of healing, world community of life: How can we pray when words are so inadequate? Words cannot capture the magnitude of the cosmos, or the feeling of breath, or of love, or the depth

14 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

prayer

Renowned Brain Researcher & Zen Practitioner Dr James Austin to Speak at the First Unitarian Church of Providence

Neurologist, researcher, and Zen practitioner, James Austin, MD, will be speaking at the First Unitarian Church of Providence this Monday evening. Professor Austin is perhaps best known as the author

15 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Today's Experiment

Email, they say, is a flat communication. Hard to fit in emotions, especially positive ones. If anything, things get read with a negative angle. So today as an experiment, I poured a bunch of love int

22 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

When Tragedy Strikes

A couple of years ago, news broke of a tragic shooting in Colorado. Saddened and distraught, I started looking for resources aimed at parents, like myself, who were searching for ways to help their ki

23 hours ago

UU@Home (Site / Info)

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Applegate, Oregon

American Dipper in the Applegate River, Applegate, Oregon, near the Applegate Store and Cafe.

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Expanding the Circle 4

The First Principle Project We also know that the meat production industry produces 18% of all greenhouse gases – more than the entire transportation sector. If climate change is a concern (and it sur

1 day ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Expanding the Circle

UNCO 14: last thoughts

The last session I attended at UNCO 14 West was the session on the spiritual and mental health of pastors on Wednesday morning. The purpose of the Wednesday morning breakout sessions is to figure out

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

UNCO14 Bay area, Calif.

Join the elite

Those of us who are religious progressives continue to try to understand conservative Christianity in the United States, and more specifically to understand how a religious option that asserts the lea

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Crystal’s Religion Roundup: Oct. 24, 2014

Here are a few of the articles that made me laugh, dream and think this week: 1. Despite the Catholic Church’s controversial pivot away from the Pope’s relatively inclusive position on same-sex […]

1 day ago

Window On Religion (Site / Info)

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Jewish Readings of Christian Scripture: Parables as Deeds Not Creeds

Yesterday I posted about “Reading the Same Text Differently with Jews & Christians Read” about the ways Christians have often appropriated Jewish scripture in a way that does not fully appreciate the

1 day ago

Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

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Talent, Oregon

The old railroad depot at Talent, Oregon. The sign reads: “To Portland 336 mi. / TALENT / To San Francisco 436 mi. / Elevation 1,635″ My cousin Sue tells me that up until a few years ago, two trains a

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Putting Things Off Until You Can't

Stephen Covey (and many many others) uses a quadrant system for productivity. On one axis is importance, and on the other, urgency. The urgent stuff has a way of taking our lives, whether or not it's

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

November Faith Formation at Home Calendar

a pdf for your downloading pleasure! Faith Formation at Home November 2014

1 day ago

The Children's Chalice (Site / Info)

Uncategorized Faith Formation At Home

Another UU released today

The October 2014 (14.10) release of the Ubuntu Linux operating system came out today. The releases have a double initial codename: an adjective, bordering on the outlandish, and an animal. And we’ve c

1 day ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Ubuntu Linux

Reading the Same Text Differently with Jews & Christians

This post is about the ways Christians have often appropriated Jewish scripture in a way that does not fully appreciate the ways that Jews understand their own texts in very differently. In my next po

2 days ago

Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

pluralism Judaism

The Neighbors are Zombies Living in Maslow’s Basement!

Imagine the laid-back life of a zombie. First of all, you’re dead. So. No more taxes! That’s for sure. And monthly bills will bother you no more. Besides no more worries about death and taxes, look at

2 days ago

Theopoetics (Site / Info)

Religion

The National Women’s Rights Convention Gathers

It was on this day in 1850 that the first National Women’s Rights Convention gathered in Worcester, Massachusetts. Two years earlier Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and others had organized a ga

2 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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The Neighbors are Zombies Living in Maslow’s Basement!

Imagine the laid-back life of a zombie. First of all, you’re dead. So. No more taxes! That’s for sure. And monthly bills will bother you no more. Besides no more worries about death and taxes, look at

2 days ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Just because you can...doesn't mean you should.

Oh, Blacklist. Having an episode THIS WEEK about a plague spreading globally? This might be exciting television, but it is not responsible in the current climate of fear and panic. Ugh. And of course,

2 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)