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Urban Decay’s “Razor Sharp” Ad

Urban Decay, a make-up company I adore and have written about many times in positive terms, produced this ad [click to enlarge]: Rightly called out for going over the edge of their self-description as

1 hour ago

PeaceBang (Site / Info)

Cultural Commentary

Honoring the Goddess

UUFP member Allison Black offered the following homily as part of recent Sunday services on the subject of “Kinship with the Earth”. Goddess Circle is a discussion group that is open to everyone who w

6 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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HymnsoftheSpirit.org is back

I had some site problems this last week. My old main blog, BoyintheBands.com, was badly hacked and in the process of hardening the other sites against attack, I ruined the WordPress install for my hom

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Rev. Scott Wells (Site / Info)

hymns Blog administration

Reading Stephen Batchelor’s After Buddhism

The book opens with two quotes. The first from the Buddha himself. “The dharma is clearly visible, immediate, inviting, uplifting, to be personally sensed by the wise.” Paired with it is one from the

13 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Unfinished

With a printmaking class coming up starting September 3, I thought it would be a good deadline for finishing the various half-done pieces I have in process. It’s been luxurious to start any piece that

20 hours ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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Social Action Sundays

Upcoming Social Action Sundays: We will be undertaking collections for the following organizations.  Unless noted, please make your checks out to the organization listed. Sept 18 Schenectady Home Furn

1 day ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Go See Kubo & the Two Strings: You Don’t Need to Read Anymore Than That

But if you want a little more. The other day an old friend who is Zen teacher as well as a math professor said that on a scale of one to ten, Kubo and the Two Strings is a twelve. For a math professor

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Ministerial Search Committee

The Search Committee has been focusing a great deal of its time lately on familiarizing ourselves with the information required to be included in the Congregational Record. The Record, whose format is

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

Ministerial Search Committee Upcoming Activities

President’s Blog – John Reschovsky: Sept. 2016

A Time for Change As summer comes to an end, church is shifting into high gear. I hope your summer has offered some joy and relaxation. For me, it has been an intense time but with much joy as Sandra

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

Circles - Highlights President's Column

Life Is Not a Utilitarian Calculation

In 1990, I was a graduate student at the University of Virginia, studying simultaneously in government: political theory, and in philosophy. In an ethics seminar taught by Cora Diamond, we were consid

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Attain the Good You Will Not Attain

Gender Liberation

Last summer, when The United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, we celebrated a watershed moment in the struggle for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual equality. And as significant as that victory

1 day ago

Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

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Giving Up the Ghost

Reading from Christine Robinson’s essay, “Imagineers of Soul”  Sermon Preached August 21, 2016 The audio version of this sermon can be found here. A few years ago, my colleague Robin Bartlett, who gre

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Another Possibility (Site / Info)

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RE NEWS

  RE NEWS by Joanne Dingus Who are the people in our neighborhood? That’s the question I asked in children’s focus recently. At General Assembly, we were asked to reach out, spread the good news of Un

1 day ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Shallow Diversity Is Not Diversity At All

One of the things you learn when you hang out with religious professionals is that no matter the religious affiliation, denomination, or theological stripe of the religious professional, the same kind

2 days ago

East Of Midnight (Site / Info)

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Some colour photos of the Lodes Way and the River Cam by Grantchester Meadows

Some colour photos of the Lodes Way and the River Cam by Grantchester Meadows. All taken with an iPhone 6+ and the Hipstamatic App using Ger van den Elzen's splendid combo which he says is "an ode to

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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The EBWA 2016-2017 Calendar

All women are welcome September 29th: Dr. Ellen McHale, author and executive director, N Y Folklore Society “Stable Views; Voices from the Thoroughbred Racetrack” Learn about the “backside” of the tra

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

Circles - Highlights Evening Branch Women's Association (EBWA)

Religious Education – Julie Rigano: Sept. 2016

The Year Ahead As Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus famously said, “The only thing that is constant is change.” As this congregation begins its final interim year, we certainly know this to be t

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

Religious Education Circles - Highlights

Sabbatical project: Bible stories for young explorers

During one of our weekly staff meetings several months before my sabbatical began, our Minister of Religious Education, Dan Harper, said, “Well, not that you’re looking for another sabbatical project,

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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Enter Krazy Kat! And, With that, the Briefest Meditation on Race in America

George Herriman was born on this day in 1880. The Wikipedia article on him says his creation Krazy Kat was “more influential than popular.” And that’s probably so. But I adored the strip. And in the y

2 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Bittersweet Basket Weaving

What does it mean to make a relationship with parts of the natural world that we ordinarily think of as trouble?  I am wrestling with this question as we wrestle with the bittersweet vines that surrou

2 days ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

spirituality resilience Earth Awake to Earth #searchforgreenerhousing Awake to Each Other Basket Bittersweet Colonization Invasive Plants