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Unfinished Projects and Clutter

At the beginning of my intentional journey into emptiness, I wrote in my journal: So much of life’s activities seem to be preparation for something else, a kind of infrastructure. We need to fix the b

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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“A little Easter message of hope”

A LITTLE EASTER MESSAGE OF HOPE Written to the young people of the Universalist Church by Dr Charles Hall Leonard, Dean Emeritus of Crane Theological School, Tufts College Mass. An Easter Message — th

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Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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When the women went to dress the body of Jesus for burial, they found the stone in front of the tomb had been rolled away, and the body was gone. What would you need to roll away in order for somethin

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


Where demons dwell

Dimly lit, patrons quiet, assaulted by a Top 40 single that cracked the top ten, despite popular opinion- total shit. It stirs voices quiet yet clear, precise a decade’s pain crystallized Fun? Disappo

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Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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"Holy hours come sometimes to all of us, freighted with love, when life seems worth living, and we..."

“Holy hours come sometimes to all of us, freighted with love, when life seems worth living, and we feel a profound rest. All weariness is gone, all loneliness; we have a perfect peace in our heart.” -

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Unitarian Universalist Quotes (Site / Info)

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"To each winter a Spring God will surely bring, And the heart shall sing: Life is life forever,..."

“To each winter a Spring God will surely bring, And the heart shall sing: Life is life forever, evermore!” - Frederick Lucian Hosmer, quoted in William & Mary Gannett, A Little Child at Breakfast Tabl

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Unitarian Universalist Quotes (Site / Info)

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National Poetry Month—Easter and the Rites of Spring

It is Easter, the holiest day of the year for traditional Christians, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus, the conformation of him as the Christ,and the promise of eternal life for those who believe

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

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Holding your two selves together

Growing up, I was diagnosed with anxiety at an early age. From age seven onward therapy was a regular aspect of my life- it was just another after school activity. Some kids went off to learn viola, I

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Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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Better easy bubble juice recipe

Back in 2012, I posted an easy bubble juice recipe for making soap bubbles 9-12″ in diameter. Here’s a better easy bubble juice recipe, which uses easily obtainable ingredients, and features a superio

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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In Praise of Easter 

Some will tell you, Easter is about one man, o [...]

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Discerning a Call  - Another Possibility (Site / Info)


April 20–Metamorphosis: Easter–Back to Life

I love to nap! I have a blanket for napping.  Sometimes there is a book, a tablet, or an old movie on in the background but those are just distractions. There is a special space in the universe for us

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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The '80s Mixtape Playing in My Head

Yes, I'm a product of the '80s. The music especially keeps bubbling up. *If, in a body prayer to the four directions, the instructions include "Now face west", I will be transported to REM's "Stand."

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

that settles it...

In my poll at right the vast majority chose the veneered box with the matching lid over the one that was purposefully mismatched. I should have known that would happen, and I believe you all with the

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Thoughts on Liberal Christianity’s Tension Between Faith and Reason

While watching an interview of John Shelby Spong on Youtube, I heard him articulate an area of tension that I’ve experienced in my own life. It occurred when Allan Gregg inquired: […]

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Crystal St. Marie Lewis (Site / Info)

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Give me land, lots of land, under starry skies above

A couple of choice comments under the Salt Lake Tribune article about closed-door meetings of a gaggle of political leaders from nine states, to talk about the the latest instantiation of the Sagebrus

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A Quarterway Home

You’ve heard of a half-way house? Well, this was a quarter-way. For those who no longer needed a locked facility. But only just barely. The quarter-way residents had not been in jail. They’d been wher

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UU Collective (Site / Info)


Time of Renewal, Time of Peace

Easter. Time of Renewal. Time of Peace. Mid-April. Green slowly returning in Maine, an explosion of color in most of the world. April in Paris. Cherry Blossoms in Washington, DC and Japan. Magnolias i

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Ministry Position Now Open

Opportunity of a Lifetime! We are about to make UU history–  again. We are inviting a UU Minister to join our team–  at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston, Texas! Houston, Texas is the

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How We Do Church Now (Site / Info)


Easter Through a Unitarian Universalist Lens

It's been awhile since I last posted, but I've been rethinking my understandings of the Easter/Passover/Solstice season and am speaking about it tomorrow.  Here it is. EASTER THROUGH A UU LENS By Rev.

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Ms. Kitty's Saloon and Road Show: A New Gig (Site / Info)

20 April 2014 Easter Sunday Worship Service

Please join us at 10:30 AM on Easter Sunday (20 April 2014) for our Sunday Worship for all ages — “Does It Hurt to Bloom?  A Celebration of Easter” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell. The service will include sp

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

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