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Once Upon a Time There Was a Queen Named Love

Once Upon a Time There Was a Queen Named Love James Ishmael Ford The world, and everything within it, are all woven out of stories. And, so, let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, a very long time

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Summer Lessons to Remember

Maybe this land on which we newly live can become a sacred center of learning earth spirituality, with a fire circle, a water pond, bird songs in the air. Your journey on this small piece of land is v

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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Sunday Services (October 2016)

Services for October 2016 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula theme: Called to Celebrate In preparation for Rev. Andrew’s sabbatical in the Fall of 2017, the Sunday Services Comm

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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World Religions: This Fall-Six Thursday Evenings

“Wisdom from the world’s religions” is one of the Sources of the living tradition we cherish as Unitarian Universalists. The search for truth and meaning, and spiritual growth, are inherent in our Pri

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Clark Strand’s Green Koans

Those of us who love koans, the spiritual discipline unique to Zen are aware of the many collections of the cases that have been compiled over the years. Each offers a particular angle on the great my

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Some Zen Teachings According to Jesus

Jesus saw some babies nursing. He said to his disciples, “These nursing babies are like those who enter the (Father’s) domain.” They said to him, “Then shall we enter the (Father’s) domain as babies?”

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The Covenantal Tradition

Covenant, part 1 Hey, thanks for reading. What I write here is an expression of the tradition that informs me -- and by reading it, you, too, take a step into the stream of that tradition. Those who g

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

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Bishop Akiba’s Dream: And Visions of Zen in North America

Bishop Gengo Akiba, head of the continental North American branch of the Japanese Soto Zen Buddhist sect, has been advocating for the building of a traditional Japanese style Zen monastic complex in N

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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October Flame

Goddess Circle     Community Blues Jam    2017 Retreat Autumn Auction    Crop Walk     2nd Sunday lunch   GAME NIGHT Michael Meyer Bella Finkel Oglesby Jim Sanderson Pat Yaros Tara Joseph Steve Yaros

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Challenging Trump’s Islamophobia: Demagoguery & Democracy

The Huffington Post adds the following Editor’s note to every article they publish about Donald Trump: “Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racis

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Time for Indigenous People’s Day

Five middle school students in Plattsburgh researched Columbus discovering America and were surprised to learn he didn't. He discovered the West Indies. Columbus didn't trade with the indigenous peopl

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Rev. Sam Trumbore (Site / Info)

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The War of Positions and Communities of Resistance  

Antonio Gramsci was an early twentieth-century neo-Marxist who died in the 1930s as a result of imprisonment by the Italian Fascists. Gramsci described the inner-working of social systems as “the war

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Religious Freedom and Judge Roy Moore

(I was asked to speak at the No Moore Rally today at the Alabama Supreme Court Building in Montgomery, AL.  Judge Roy Moore was being tried on six out of seven ethics violations when he urged Alabama

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A Unitarian Universalist Minister in the South (Site / Info)

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How the rabbi missed Yom Kippur services

Another in a series of stories for liberal religious kids. Source and notes at the end. This is a story about Rabbi Israel Salanter, who lived in Lithuania in the 1800s: It was Yom Kippur, the holiest

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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The UN, the UUA and Empowering Women

It’s unbelievable that in developing countries, one in every three girls is married before reaching age 18. Sexual Rights are the ability to make your own decisions about partners, privacy, and protec

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Making the art you most want to see

There’s a passage in the novella “Seymour: An Introduction” by J. D. Salinger, advice from Seymour to his younger brother, Buddy, a writer, advice with which I have an ambivalent relationship. It has

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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Shunryu Suzuki on Breathing

When we practice zazen (Zen meditation) our mind always follows our breathing. When we inhale, the air comes into the inner world. When we exhale, the air goes out to the outer world. the inner world

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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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

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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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

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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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

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Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation (Site / Info)

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