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Sleep And Other Overdoses

I love sleeping in. Oh, to sleep until noon would be so delicious. And yet... Like many people, I do best when I stick to a fairly regular sleep schedule. Messing with the timing or the total time muc

2 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Shameless Self Promotion: Karen Wants to be a Minister on GoFundMe

CLICK HERE: http://www.gofundme.com/enriws This was the exact response from the husband when I brought up the whacky idea of doing some crowdsourced fundraising.  You know: Kickstarter.  Indiegogo.  T

5 hours ago

irrevspeckay (Site / Info)

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Can Unitarian Universalism Speak To #Ferguson? (Thoughts One Month After)

With the news that the grand jury investigating whether charges should be levelled against Officer Wilson has been extended until January (not a good sign) and polls showing the wide chasm between how

10 hours ago

East Of Midnight (Site / Info)

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Thai Buddhist Festival (Special Invitation)

by Brad Garbus I wanted to extend a very special invitation from Wat Pasantidhamma, the Buddhist Temple in Carrollton, to attend their Festival and Thai market. I apologize for the extremely short not

14 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

Adult Religious Education EDITION: September 2014 EDITION: October 2014 Special Event Buddhist Temple

Why “Millennials” Leave

This blog post gives a conservative Christian “millennial” young adult’s perspective on the times and why young adults are not coming to church. The reasons seem more timeless than something to do wit

15 hours ago

Reflections (Site / Info)

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Contradictions: On the Road 3

In real life, this Neal Cassady, with his crazy intensity of life, unstoppable energy, overwhelming charm, and savvy hustle, did only a little writing: published some poems and an autobiographical nov

17 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

On the Road

Motivation Toward Ministry, Part 3

In Parts #1 and #2, we created this chart and defined external/internal and history/future as dimensions of our possible call or deepest motivations. Let me place myself on this chart and explain my d

20 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

“The Poetic Expression of Unitarianism”

I’m going to meditate on the tradition of “lyric theism.” But first, some documents to give some context. From Modern Words of Religion, edited by Carlyle Summerbell (1915) THE POETIC EXPRESSION OF UN

20 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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Huh.

After a long long day, I pulled through the McDonald's drive-thru for a small order of fries. I am not sure when I last had McDonald's fries. But I was looking forward to these suckers. And they were

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

An invitation to the party (haiku)

Your experience Bound with collective vision Shapes our work today Courage, friends!

1 day ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Sanctioned Prejudice

Cardinal Francis George, Head of the Archdiocese of Chicago, writes in a column for Catholic New World (September 7-20, 2014):   “In recent years, society has brought social and legislative approval t

1 day ago

The Human Spirit (Site / Info)

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Motivation toward Ministry #2

We are talking about where our deepest motivations for ministry come from. In Part#1, we talked about the difference between an external call and internal motivation.  We represented that dichotomy wi

1 day ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Ordinary Heroism

I was driving down the highway. While the radio was on to my favorite local NPR station, to be honest I wasn’t really listening. Then I caught a fragment of a sentence, from a Boston doctor who was ob

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Saw in Toronto: picture of the church inside on the outside

I saw something clever when Husband and I vacationed in Toronto this summer. We passed by a United Church of Canada parish church — a huge edifice, with what I guess is historically small congregation

1 day ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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So Much Chart Paper...

We do a fair amount of brainstorming and sharing of ideas around here, and while we have white boards in most classrooms, we still go through rather a lot of those sticky easel pad sheets.  Yes, I pur

2 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Recipe

Amidst the din of global news and professional things-to-do, one of my great joys and daily forms of calming-my-soul-and-mind the past several weeks has been the recipe. What a wonderful meditative ac

2 days ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Walking Back from the Edge – A World Overcome with Posturing

Delivered September 14, 2014 - Rev. David A. Miller © Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito A Unitarian Universalist Association Congregation—Solana Beach, Ca (quickly edited version)  Las

2 days ago

Shift Happens (Site / Info)

Dean/Neal: On the Road 2

Neal Cassady In Kerouac's iconic novel, On the Road , the first-person narrator is Sal Paradise, who is Jack Kerouac himself, is haunted by the idea of Dean Moriaty. This Dean Moriarty represents wild

2 days ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

On the Road

In Memoriam: Jonathan Harrison (1924-2014) — On the religious benefits of running with the hares and hunting with the hounds and of having one’s cake and eating it

Prof. Jonathan Harrison (1924-2014) Professor Jonathan Harrison died last Sunday (14 September) just a few days short of his ninetieth birthday. Jonathan was born in Liverpool in 1924 but was brought

2 days ago

CAUTE — Just travelling hopefully (Site / Info)

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What Are Your Tricks?

I am, ostensibly, a grown up. I've lived more of my life in the years since turning eighteen than in the years before. I  have a family and assets and stuff. I used to think that grown ups just gain a

3 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)