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Winnemucca to Evanston, Wyo.

I love the green valleys in northeastern Nevada, nestled along the Humboldt River and minor creeks and seeps. At the lowest points, where there is water, everything is bright green at this time of yea

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Custer’s Last Stand, Pt. II: The Little Bighorn’s Grandson

140 years ago today (June 27, a column of soldiers discovered the bodies of George Armstrong Custer and 210 of his soldiers on a desolate ridge in Montana, above the Little Bighorn River. Dug in atop

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Dennis McCarty (Site / Info)

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Psalm "23," Modern Version

I found this gem by Covington Hall today while reading through the old IWW newspaper The Lumberjack. It's from the January 9, 1913 edition: The politician is my shepherd, I shall not want anything dur

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Colin Bossen: Writer, Preacher, Organizer (Site / Info)

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San Mateo, Calif., to Winnemucca, Nev.

We finally got on the road at half past one. It took more than an hour to get free of Bay Area traffic, and then more than another hour to get past Sacramento. Carol decided to pull off the highway at

22 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Sunday Morning Coming Down

Cause there is something in a Sunday, makes a body feel alone And there is nothing short of die’n, half a lonesome as the sound Of the sleepin’ city sidewalks and Sunday morning coming down Early Sund

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Sunflower Chalice (Site / Info)

Ware lecture On Being The Spiritual Life Missional Church Berry Street Lecture International Council of Unitarian Universalists Krista Tippett MLK Red Pill Brethren Rev. Bill Sinkford Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rev. Gail Seavey Rev. Tony Lorenzen Sunday Morning Coming Down UUCF

En the Ascetic is Banished

Way back when I was first studying Zen in the San Francisco Bay Area I met the leader of a group called the Kalias Shugendo. If even if a fraction of his claims were true, he led an amazing life. Of c

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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The Living Tradition

At this week’s General Assembly in Columbus, Ohio, there was a moment where I found myself absorbed by the sight of the thousands of people streaming through the corridors of the Greater Columbus Conv

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Soul Seeds (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalism Stories Jesus Sermons and Homilies Spiritual Community General Assembly 2016 World Religions dogma Earl Morse Wilbur Poland religious persecution The Living Tradition Transylvania

As a British Unitarian minister, in this post-Brexit hell I want loudly, and proudly, to proclaim my Polish roots . . .

Just a few minutes ago I read a truly shocking report in the local Cambridge newspaper entitled: Reports of “No more Polish vermin” signs left outside primary schools in Huntingdon Other people I know

1 day ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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San Mateo, Calif.

We had planned to leave San Mateo at noon. Now it is half past twelve, and we still haven’t finished loading the car with clothes, camping gear, ham radio gear, jars of plum jam, and Lord knows what e

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Snail

              There are times I want To pull tight into myself Like a small garden snail Knowing the ground before me Is covered in salt Which will suck me dry If I am not careful   The gardener watch

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Sermons, Poetry, and Other Musings (Site / Info)

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TAPROOTS FOR A NEW UNIVERSALISM Zen Buddhism & Unitarian Universalism, Encounter, Conflict, New Visions

TAPROOTS FOR A NEW UNIVERSALISM Zen Buddhism & Unitarian Universalism, Encounter, Conflict, New Visions James Ishmael Ford 24 June 2016 Delivered as the Conrad Wright Annual Lecture Unitarian Universa

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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A World of His Own

  In the world he has built for himself, the presumptive Republican Nominee for President of the United States has never had to think about or navigate his own racial identity. Growing up in privilege

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Summer Solstice reflection

This post is developed from a spoken reflection from notes that I offered to my CPE colleagues in prayer time on Wednesday, in observance of the solstice, which occurred Tuesday. Breathe in… Breathe o

3 days ago

The Sand Hill Diary (Site / Info)

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DiEM25's first statement on Brexit—passed on here without comment

DiEM25 campaigned vigorously in favour of a radical IN vote. OUT won because the EU establishment have made it impossible, through their anti-democratic reign (not to mention the asphyxiation of weake

3 days ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Remember last call?

Letter from Alan Sheeler At the annual meeting we discussed the state of our current finances and how we needed your help. Thank you for answering the call! So many members have completed their pledge

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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A Plea for a Philosophical Plank in Party Platforms

“The good life.” Lordy, lordy . . . I’m not hearing about it on CNN. The good life and what makes a good life has been the focus of philosophers across the planet and throughout human history. But I h

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Love: A Zen Meditation

I’ve been thinking a lot about love of late. I recall an etymological dictionary that suggested the distant ancestor of love was “lub,” a word meaning desire. It kind of works, don’t you think? Of cou

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Summer Social Action Sundays

Thank you all for donating $838 to the Trevor Project. The July 17th, 31st and August 21st collections will benefit the SICM Summer Lunch Program. Every summer this program distributes over 1000 lunch

4 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Ministerial Search Committee Report – This Week

Last Sunday, the congregation formally commissioned its Ministerial Search Committee. Thank you for your faith, trust and support. We will continue to meet weekly over the summer as we develop our tim

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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New this week after the service…

There will be a computer at the back of the Great Hall after the worship service this Sunday, June 26th. You will be welcome to sign up for RE registration, the Breeze membership directory and ask que

4 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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