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That’s Just Like, Your Opinion, Man: A Small Meditation

According to the good folk at Wikipedia it was on this day in 435 that Emperor Theodosius II banished the recently deposed archbishop and patriarch of Constantinople, Nestorius, who had already retire

8 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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The Search for Greener Housing, Part Three

Following our dream of finding greener and accessible housing, we have now looked at six houses. The first was in a great location (halfway between the houses of two friends!) and had an amazingly pri

9 hours ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

Home accessibility environment Earth Awake to Earth Green Living Solar Oil Spiritual Journey

from the Handbook of Epictetus

2. Remember: desire means grasping for what you desire. Hatred means avoiding what you hate. Not getting what you desire means disappointment. Getting what you hate equals misery. Avoid what you have

13 hours ago

Theopoetics (Site / Info)

spirituality unitarian universalist #Stoicism #uublogger theopoetics

Letter to the Editor of the Marin Independent Journal

Time to Move Away From Our Racist Past Dear Editor, Thank you for your editorial saying that the Dixie school district should change its name. I agree that it is long past time to do so. It is importa

20 hours ago

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

racism Musings #blacklivesmatter

Is it time to reconsider the UCC?

I wouldn’t make a habit of it. Picked up, with other Japanese groceries, at Hana, after services at Universalist National Memorial Church.

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Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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Truth and Meaning: Black Lives Matter

America is a great nation, a beacon to the world. America represents an ideal to many people around the globe: an ideal of freedom; an ideal of opportunity; an ideal of equality. In America, everyone’

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uujeff's muse kennel and pizzatorium (Site / Info)

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Black Ship, Red Sails: A Small Tale of Revenge

It was on this day in 1343 that the French nobleman Oliver de Clisson was convicted of treason and beheaded, his head hung on the gates of Paris. Many saw the trial trumped up, and the conviction and

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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The Search for Greener Housing, Part Two

After deciding it is the right time to start searching for a more ecologically friendly house, my partner and I sit down together and make a list of what we hope for in a home. One-level living that c

1 day ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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Re-story-ation — A religious naturalist meditation on voices from things growing in a churchyard

INTRODUCTION After finishing writing this address I discovered it could be hung upon, literally de-pend upon, a comment made by Steve Dunsky a film maker with the U.S. Forest Service in a very recent

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

Address churchyards Donald A. Crosby Edward Young John F. Post Peter Atkins religion of nature religious naturalism Steve Dunsky Thomas Berry Thomas Gray Thomas Hardy

"There has never been a trans character in a movie or on a show before whose story did not revolve..."

“There has never been a trans character in a movie or on a show before whose story did not...

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RevSean (Site / Info)

mangajohncena: likelyhealthy: Avalon Sexual Health Centre “I...

mangajohncena: likelyhealthy: Avalon Sexual Health Centre “I Don’t Owe You” Campaign Super appreciate how this isn’t all ‘consent is sexy’ because sometimes us aces don’t want to frame everything in S

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RevSean (Site / Info)

yrbff: Pet demon >>>> my ex 

yrbff: Pet demon >>>> my ex 

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RevSean (Site / Info)

mytranshealth: We’ve got a lot of work ahead of us, but we’ve...

mytranshealth: We’ve got a lot of work ahead of us, but we’ve got some stretch goals to get there faster!

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RevSean (Site / Info)

Truth and Meaning: Senseless Death

My wife and I recently watched news coverage of the dentist from Minnesota who killed a rare black mane lion in Zimbabwe. The lion's name was Cecil. He was a beloved resident of Hwange National Park a

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uujeff's muse kennel and pizzatorium (Site / Info)

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Not in vain do we watch the setting and rising of the stars

Maria Mitchell was born on this day in 1818 in Nantucket, Massachusetts. The family were Quakers, and contrary to the larger community, they conformed to the Quaker sense that both female and male chi

2 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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The Search for Greener Housing, Part One

For a long time, I have been saying to whomever might listen that my fantasy is to live in a zero-carbon home, a home that is so energy efficient that it doesn’t put carbon into the atmosphere through

2 days ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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Winnemucca, Nev., to San Mateo, Calif.

“At the border of the [Great American] Desert,” said Mark Twain, “lies Carson Lake, or The ‘Sink’ of the Carson, a shallow, melancholy sheet of water some eighty or a hundred miles in circumference. C

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Rowing that Boat

In the Diamond Sutra we are called to Think of this fleeting world as A star at dawn A bubble in a stream A flash of lightening in a summer cloud A flickering lamp A phantom and a dream. Or, as we lea

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Go Set a Watchman, post 2 of 4: Not the same Scout

Go Set a Watchman has been described as a sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird. After all, we see Jean Louise Finch, her father Atticus, her uncle and aunt Jack and Alexandra, in the town of Maycomb, Alaba

3 days ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

Books Go Set a Watchman Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird

Nationalize the Police

photograph by Beowulf Sheehan Police and criminal justice reform has to be a priority in our political actions now, and  into the future. We cannot wait for interpersonal racial reconciliation to act

3 days ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

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