Updates

All updates


Displaying 1-20 of 2349 results.

Public money for (students at) religious schools

One of our citizen-legislators, Rep. Ron Nate of Rexburg, is a teacher at BYU-Idaho when he's not working here in Boise. It might go without saying, but in case it doesn't, "BYU" stands for Brigham Yo

2 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

A Ten Year Flashback to Blog’s Early Days—Surprise! Meet Murf the Military Pundit

Note — I was going to throw in the towel, or at least the crumpled Kleenex, and declare a sick day here at the Blog.   Then I got an idea of giving you all a flashback ten years to when Heretic, Rebel

3 hours ago

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

Blog Patrick Murfin 2006 Heretic Rebel a Thing to Flout LiveJournal military analysis punditry

CUC Month

CUC Month QUUiz Answer five or more of the trivia questions correctly and you could win a half priced registration to the CUC’s national conference in Vancouver, B.C. (May 20-22). The winner (if any)

4 hours ago

Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

CUC Month

common sense learning

Kim Brand sent this link, suggesting I and the presenter have a similar view. Grant Lichtman might have saved himself from a few miles by coming to Arkansas.  He missed Clear Spring School on his jour

5 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Write Welcome on Your Door

Many of us have welcome mats on our front door steps, but few of us have brought that welcome up to eye level where people are most likely to see it. How might you elevate the message of hospitality w

7 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

Uncategorized

As Things Fall Apart

In the Way of the Elders family of Buddhism the Buddha’s death is folded together with his birth and awakening into a single holiday, Vesak or Wesak, usually observed in May. However, within the tradi

9 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

Uncategorized

February 8–Science and Reason: Changing Truth

“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with senses, reason and intellect has intended us to forego their use and by some other means to give us knowledge which we can a

9 hours ago

Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

UU 4th Principle Science and Reason

Black History Month: A time to unlearn

As a child I learned that we had, mostly, overcome. Clues to a deeper truth hid in plain sight.

12 hours ago

uuworld.org: latest stories (Site / Info)

Sanders feminists versus Clinton feminists: illustrating the main schools of contemporary feminism

I'm watching the fight between Sanders feminists and Clinton feminists with fascination. If you're an identitarian feminist, or what Christina Hoff Sommers calls a gender feminist, you probably think

13 hours ago

it's all one thing (Site / Info)

Feminism

"Attention must be paid"

Drama nerds know this as what Linda Loman says about Willy toward the end of "Death of a Salesman." The relevant part of the quotation is: "I don’t say he’s a great man. Willy Loman never made a lot o

14 hours ago

The Chaliceblog (Site / Info)

The Super Bowl

I’m kind of paying attention to the game. Reading Bernie Sanders speech about democratic socialism was the most interesting thing I’ve done while watching it. I also enjoyed switching to golf for a pl

16 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

Uncategorized

Bryan Stevenson, Human Rights Activist at Weinberg Center

Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy, UUA’s 2015-2016 Common Read, will speak on Thursday, April 21, 7:30pm at Frederick’s Weinberg Center. Working with UU of Loudoun County and the Frederick Peace a

17 hours ago

uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)

Uncategorized

Ostara: The Season of Preparation

If Imbolc is the season of contemplation, Ostara is the season of preparation. As we sit here in early February it’s not time to get moving (not just yet) but it is time to start getting ready to move

20 hours ago

John Beckett (Site / Info)

Paganism Pagan Spiritual practice Ostara Spring Equinox Wheel of the Year

ZEN BUDDHISM, UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISM, AND FINDING A LIFE THAT MATTERS

Zen Buddhism, Unitarian Universalism, and Finding a Life that Matters, Or, Like Someone in the Middle of the Night Reaching Behind Her Head for the Pillow A Sermon by James Ishmael Ford 7 February 201

22 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

Uncategorized

Fire Destroys Historic Home of New Orleans Voodoo Spiritual Temple

NEW ORLEANS, La. — In the early morning hours of Feb. 1, an electrical fire broke out at the Voodoo Spiritual Temple of New Orleans. Located on N. Rampart Street in the French Quarter, the Temple sust

1 day ago

The Wild Hunt | A modern Pagan perspective. (Site / Info)

Paganism Louisiana Charles Gandolpho french quarter Lilith Dorsey Louis Martine New Orleans Oswan Chamani Priestess Miriam Voodoo Voodoo Spiritual Temple Witchdoctor Utu

Prayer for Justice (Black History Month 2016)

Spirit of Life, God of Many Names, Source of Love, Gather us this hour as a people of hope, in the face of adversity, as a community of justice, where we see inequity, as a faith for healing, in a wor

1 day ago

RevWho (Site / Info)

Uncategorized UU faith justice prayer community healing Adversity Black History Month grievances inequity

Losing Ourselves

This sermon was preached at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Huntington on 2/7/16 looking at the negative sides of daily small desires. [Begin by telling the story of the Rabbi and the Dream]

1 day ago

RevWho (Site / Info)

Uncategorized UU sermon hope mindfulness Universalism community salvation Denise Levertov Desire God-shaped hole moment between the moments Pema Chodron rabbi Serenity Prayer

'Getting Christ right' - by Reverend Chris Wilson

Moneyreagh & M’Pottinger Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Churches, Sunday 7th February 2016 ~ Friends, there is a story. I don’t know if it is true, but it certainly deserves to be; that students for Chr

1 day ago

Fellowship of Non-Subscribing Christians (Site / Info)

'Searching for The Kingdom' - by Reverend Bob Pounder

Stalybridge Unitarian Church, Sunday 7th February 2016 ~ This morning we heard the text from the Gospel of Luke, 'The Rich and the Kingdom of God' (18: 18-24) which in essence is the same story that c

1 day ago

Fellowship of Non-Subscribing Christians (Site / Info)

"Firm ground is not available ground"—everyone who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man or woman who built their house on sand.

The sand dunes at Wells-next-the-Sea  Readings: Matthew 7:24–27  “Hearers and Doers” Jesus said: Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his hous

1 day ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

nietzsche Jesus Lucretius Address black and white photography A. E. Housman A. R. Ammons Carlo Rovelli De Rerum Natura Epicturus Gordon Bearn rock sand sand dunes Wells-next-the-Sea Wittgenstein