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Feelings. Complicated, they are.

I was infected with some grumpiness yesterday. It started around 1:30pm with me feeling lethargic and then turned into a general irritability. It’s like those commercials where that little grey cloud

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What's My Age Again? (Site / Info)

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Mon, 15:42: Rehearsal snap! Breaking the Code starts Wednesday, August 5th!! Ticket info away… https://t.co/ZYGAniSIAy Mon, 15:56: Rehearsal snap! Breaking the Code starts Wednesday, August 5th!! Tick

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Dangerous Common Sense (Site / Info)

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The Seed of Perfection: One of Walt Whitman’s Dharma Talks

Any spiritual practitioner knows he gave a lot of them, those direct pointers into the heart of the matter. But, today, this one about a seed… Come said the muse, Sing me a song no poet has yet chante

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Connection and Networking at Regional Fall Gatherings

One of the ways that the Canadian Unitarian Council promotes and supports connections and networking between congregations is through the hosting of Regional Fall Gatherings. In each of the four geogr

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e-News Events and Programs

Be Bold! Share your talents at the 2016 CUC Conference & AGM!

Call for Proposals! The CUC Conference Program Planning Committee invites proposals to facilitate workshop streams and multigenerational workshops on the theme of “Bolder Ways of Being.” The CUC Natio

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

e-News Events and Programs Conference 2016

No one should be confused about it

Among last night's forum statements, I was struck by John Kasich's opening round "answer" to the immigration "question," and his weird insertion of "God-fearing": "With the 12 million, we need to find

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Role-Specific Emails Help Smooth Transitions

One of the CUC’s top priorities in working with congregations and communities is to keep leaders and members informed and connected. Staff rely heavily on email and lists to share information, resourc

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Congregations, Charities, and Best Practices

“Congregations, Charities and Best Practices” is a series of articles in the Canadian Unitarian Council’s eNews, published every even-numbered month. The articles are aimed at sharing information abou

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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A Summer Standing on the Side of Love: My Story

Unitarian Universalism is in my blood. I am here today because my parents met at the UU church in Birmingham, Alabama many years ago when they were seeking spiritual community in young adulthood. Desp

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Our Stories - Standing on the Side of Love (Site / Info)

First forum fatigues

We learned that 14 people are too many to squeeze on to a stage all at once (although they could've done it with risers), even if you put three of them in a video link from Washington so that they can

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Reflections on General Assembly

“We Were Moved and Inspired” By Bill Johnston and Monica Bennett Why would a Canadian go to the General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (GA)? For many of us, our ho

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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ʼŌraḥ Qaḏǝmōnī: Reconstructing a Canaanite Religion

“Pagan” is most commonly used in our interconnected religious communities as an umbrella term for any of the religions that either seek to revive a pre-Christian religion, or belong in the New Religio

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

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Happy birthday, Satchmo!

Louis Armstrong was born today, in 1901.

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Sustainable development and the whole child...

In my wood shop, I am continuing my exploration of Japanese puzzle boxes, as you can see in the photos at left and below. In the early days of the progressive education movement and among those who pr

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

From Long Ago and Many Lands….to Here and Now!

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Call And Response (Site / Info)

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Prayers at Dawn for our Housing Search

I wake today about 5 a.m. and feel called to come outside to pray in the dawn light. It rained during the night and the morning is misty and golden. I am visited by a cardinal, whose silhouette on a b

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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Magenta

Maybe you’d call it fuchsia or hot pink or even scarlet. One way or another, this flower in its magenta dress with the lemon yellow trim is eye-popping. It might not be the kind of color you’d wear to

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Burning the Temple—A Pebble Ripple in Time Becomes a Tunami

As the Temple and City of Jerusalem burn Titus's Legions make off with the loot including the Menorah from the Holy of Holies.    By tradition it was on this date in 70 CE that Roman Legions under the

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

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August 4–Culture and Tradition: Language

We are exploring the seven different elements that make up what we call “culture.” Language is the vehicle by which culture is passed on.  Should English be the legally defined national language of th

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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Slippery Slopes and Other Tales of Failed Caution

Once upon a time, I got myself into a lot of trouble. It was a slippery slope that I did not recognize or realize was such until I was at the bottom of the hill. It was a tall mountain, … Continue rea

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ChristineSlocum.Net (Site / Info)

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