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today in wood shop.

Anaxagoras: Man's wisdom comes from his hands This afternoon, m students in first, second and third grades will work on their toy trains. With the engines nearly complete, they are planning the variou

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

The death of Alfred Olango, disability, and “failure to comply”

A black man, Alfred Olango, was killed by a police officer on Tuesday in El Cajon, CA. It’s the first major city to the east of San Diego, about 20-25 minutes by car from where I live. Not much is kno

2 hours ago

Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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Pagan Pride Day in New Mexico

All in all, it was a glorious day. As a Pagan and a UU, this particular event warms my heart in so many ways.

2 hours ago

Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

Paganism Uncategorized Unitarian Universalism Interfaith CUUPS altars Pagan Pride Day

September 28–Love Makes a Bridge: Religion

Religion should be a bridge builder, shouldn’t it?  At first glance, I think this question would get a nod from most people.  People who belong to and practice a religion generally believe that their

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

Love Makes a Bridge UU 7th Principle UU 4th Principle

Begin in Love

One of the most difficult things about raising a child is that you have so little control. You can only manage so much of what will happen to them, and they are who they are, with a personality that y

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Tree of Life Minister Bids Good bye to Congregation

Note— One of the things that I do is provide volunteer public relations services to my church, the Tree of Life Congregation in McHenry, Illinois along with other worthy local non-profits and activist

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

Barbara Fleming McHenry Illinois Michelle Lattanzio ministerial search Misha Sanders resignation Rev. Sean Parker Dennison Tree of Life UU Congregation

The 100 Years Show ***

A wonderful short documentary on Netflix about Carmen Herrera whose art was discovered five decades after it should have when she was around 90. Sexism makes me very, very sad. That a major contempora

11 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Nine Things I Think

Nine Things I Think: two new books, The Wild Hunt, the Presidential debate, camping, and news on my own book.

15 hours ago

John Beckett (Site / Info)

Paganism Uncategorized Pagan polytheism Hillary Clinton donald trump Gary Johnson Ivo Dominguez Jr. Morgan Daimler Pathways UU The Wild Hunt

Photos from a walk across Grantchester Meadows and then on to Byron's Pool and Trumpington Meadows

This morning I went for a walk across Grantchester Meadows and then on to Byron's Pool and Trumpington Meadows (the latter, though pretty enough, is horribly blighted by the overwhelming roar of the M

17 hours ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

colour photos Hipstamatic Ger van den Elzen Byron's Pool Grantchester Meadows Trumpington Meadows

RE NEWS

RE NEWS By Joanne Dingus We covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person. We all know this as our first principle. In fact, it’s the one that most of us remember over

17 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Youth Delegates Accompany Patrick McCollum to International Peace Day

[Nathan Hall is the newest addition to the Wild Hunt weekly news team. If you like his work and our daily news service, consider donating to The Wild Hunt. Each and every day, you will receive origina

19 hours ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Fortification Episode 3: Reina Gossett

We’ve been on the road with the #ReviveLove tour over the last week and have heard again and again - from long-term to brand new organizers - the urgent need for unapologetic steadfast support and nou

20 hours ago

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

Class appears to trump sexism in interrupting

How to Get Ahead as a Woman in Tech: Interrupt Men: "Not only do these three women interrupt everyone, gender- and level-agnostic, they represent three of the four biggest interrupters in the study. T

20 hours ago

it's all one thing (Site / Info)

No Bingo Win for First Presidential Debate

Just before the first Presidential Debate 2016 on Monday night, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) produced a bingo card to fill out over the 90-minute program. This is something they

21 hours ago

Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation (Site / Info)

Blog debate Women bingo

The Broken Heart in the Great Debate

Where did the truth go? I'm not asking this in the usual left versus right, "I can't believe people believe ______!" paradigm.  I disagree with those who believe that one's value in life is determine

23 hours ago

Head Above Holy Water (Site / Info)

What’s Next in the Ministerial Search Process….

Thank you to all who have taken the time to complete our survey; there’s still time to fill out a survey if you haven’t done so already. Use this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M7DWDQ8. Thank yo

23 hours ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

news Upcoming Activities Ministerial Search Committee

How Can You Say You Love Me?

The Rabbi Jeffrey Summit [of Tufts Hillel] tells a Hasidic story of the rabbi who watches two Russian peasants drinking together at an Inn. The first asks, “Boris, do you love me?” His friend replies,

23 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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the advantages of wood shop.

Yesterday in wood shop I neglected to take photos. My 7th and 8th grade students have decided to help the school with our "social media presence," so in addition to gluing shaker box sides and sanding

1 day ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Marcus Aurelius: A Lifetime Is a Dot

Finally, it takes waiting for death cheerfully, considering death nothing more than the dissolution of the elements that all living things are made of.

1 day ago

Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

Uncategorized Unitarian Universalism Death Stoicism

The Opening Chord

The first chord of a piece announces what is to come—dramatic, gentle, melancholy or dancing. The mood of the piece may shift, but the opening chord sets the tone by which we will hear the rest of the

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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