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Salvation

By what are you saved? And how? Saved like a bit of string, tucked away in a drawer?

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

Big Questions

Restoration

"I know a farmer who says he has had the same ax his whole life—he only changed the handle three times and the head two times. Does he still have the same ax?"

1 hour ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

Big Questions

What Must I Do to Be Saved?

Many years have passed, but the memories remain vivid. The visiting evangelist would end his sermon, I knew, as soon as he offered the "invitation." The invitation was to come forward to the front of

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

Big Questions

To Live Deliberately

Why should we live in such a hurry and waste of life?

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

Big Questions

Striving for Perfection

I’ve been at my parents’ home in Pennsylvania for the past week and a half celebrating the holidays.

2 hours ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

Big Questions

16 November 2014 Sermon Podcast

“The Francis Effect” by Dr. Peter Huff

6 hours ago

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana » Announcements (Site / Info)

9 November 2014 Sermon Podcast

“Life is a (Mission) Trip” by Rev. Ron Robinson

7 hours ago

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana » Announcements (Site / Info)

Happy Thanksgiving!

We thank you God for potlucks Where a multitude can cook With ingredients and spices That aren’t from just one book From casseroles and dumplings Hors d’oeurves and canapés Puddings, sauces, pastas, T

8 hours ago

REVOLUTIONARY SPIRITS: Faith, Politics, Opinion (Site / Info)

My Daily Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday, but giving thanks is an important part of daily spiritual practice. Rather than a holiday litany, I’d like to write about the things I give thanks for every day.

10 hours ago

John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Gratitude: More families together

One week ago, President Obama issued an executive order that would stop the deportations of millions of undocumented immigrants. We asked several justice partners and UUs to share their thoughts, espe

11 hours ago

Standing On The Side Of Love » Blog (Site / Info)

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America:—What’s Your Mission Statement? (#Ferguson #Thanksgiving)

The British novelist Charles Dickens toured the US in the early 1840s. Dickens was considerably left of center and had a particular dislike for monarchy and social class. He wanted to see firsthand th

11 hours ago

Theopoetics (Site / Info)

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thanksgiving...

I am thankful each day to have a wood shop and the opportunity to share skill and creative capacity with a new generation. Yesterday I invited my great niece to join me in the wood shop to make tops,

12 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

On this #Ferguson #Thanksgiving, America:—What’s Your Mission Statement?

The British novelist Charles Dickens toured the US in the early 1840s. Dickens was considerably left of center and had a particular dislike for monarchy and social class. He wanted to see firsthand th

12 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Celebrating the Feast of Sts Barlaam & Josaphat

Today is our American Thanksgiving. And thanks to the way different holidays are marked out, in the case of Thanksgiving falling as it does on the fourth Thursday in November, this year also happens t

13 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Universalist mental exercise: tiny new convention!

OK, we’ve had our earnest mental exercise about what historic Universalist polity asks us to consider today. Now, a bit of fun. What’s the fewest number of Universalists it would take to create a new,

14 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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UUs do have a good sense of humor.

Are you a UU yahoo? As a former Roman Catholic I miss a lot of things about my old church like the liturgy which can be beautiful, and the sacraments which help people at times of life transitions. Bu

14 hours ago

UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

Holy Humor

Remember the Giver

She came every morning to draw water Like an old bat staggering up the field: The pump’s whooping cough, the bucket’s clatter And slow diminuendo as it filled, Announced her. I recall Her gray apron,

15 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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The Essentials—Murfin’s Thanksgiving Rules and a Poem, Damn It!

Does your Thanksgiving table look like this?  I didn't think so.  But if it does I will have to suppress a deep urge to parade your head around the town on a pike.... It’s Thanksgiving Day and no one

18 hours ago

Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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A Communal Thanksgiving Prayer

O, mutevoluble impassively listening Universe, System in which every point in spacetime has infinite inputs and causes, where every movement releases innumerable and incalculable outputs, we lift our

18 hours ago

Inner Light, Radiant Life (Site / Info)

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Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving..

The pies are baked. The inlaws are here. Charlie Brown has been watched. Chairs have been counted (and folding chairs recruited.) My sons have fallen asleep on the couch, on either side of me. And I'm

21 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)