I met my wife Lanna Lee Maheux, fifteen years ago today at the Gershwin Hotel near Madison Square Park in New York City. Our first date included dinner at a West African place in Brooklyn and seeing a
TORONTO, Ont. – The city of Toronto is preparing itself for November 1 -7, 2018, when the global interfaith movement known as The Parliament of the World’s Religions (PWR) is held at the Metro Toronto
Paganism Andras Corban-Arthen Parliament of the World's Religions Toronto Catherine Starr Toronto Pagan Pub Moot
By Kay Whitlock: I called my father and asked him to meet in me in a hometown park in southern Colorado. He still lived in the small stucco house I’d grown up in, a space that I felt still defined me
American Society Feminism, Gender, and Sexuality Kay Whitlock Considering Hate
‘Tis the season for search! And since I am not in search, haven’t been for five years and do not intend to be for the forseeable future, let me spill some tea for those of you dedicated laypeople who
Unitarian Universalism Mind of the Minister
Raspberry Bliss Recipe1 Cup Raspberries – frozen1 Lemon, peeled4 cups Romaine Lettuce2 cups Arugula1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1 scoop protein powder2 cups almond milk1 tsp Matcha Green Tea1 tsp Stevia 295 c
The Golden Chain is a beloved gatha within the Shin or Pure Land Buddhist communities, principally with those associated with the Buddhist Churches of America. Golden Chain I am a link in Amida Buddha
Buddhism Dorothy Poulton Hunt Golden Chain Shin Buddhism
Pardon the incredulity, but given the president's recent performance as a dumb weather vane ("I'll sign anything you all put in front of me," was it?), I'm a bit skeptical of the durability of his Chi
"The whole point of the socialist project with regards to feminism is to create the material conditions under which women can regard male bullshit as an avoidable trifle, where every man is an option,
socialism and feminism
In the theologically conservative church of my childhood, I was asked to believe some fairly paradoxical claims about Jesus: that he was both “fully human and fully divine”—and that he was “the same y
Nine to Five (or as it’s sometimes known, 9 to 5) was a popular 1980 comedy in which three secretaries, Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, and Dolly Parton, connived to “fix” their overbearing (male, naturally)
social justice rape culture
One of the most powerful skills we can learn is to turn toward the difficult. Life has difficulties, whether personal or familial, at work or because we don’t have enough work, in our communities and
compassion difficult meditation uu
In this exciting episode: Jason Shelton did a great innovative thing and I just had to go and innovate it further. This may be one of my favorite liturgical pieces – a chorus by Jason Shelton to make
Hymn by Hymn Range: Moderate Singability: Simple/Easy Personal Favorite Use With Care Change It Up Mood: Lullaby Holy Days: Christmas
The photo shows the latest ESSA woodworking studio development project. The planers fill the existing dust collector too quickly, so I'm using plastic 55 gallon drums as a first stage of a triple stag
Look for the goodness in another person and try to emulate it in your own life.
In case you were wondering
What is the function of the Inner Spirit in your life? Do you attend to it or not and if so how often?
Question of the day
The dots got connected when the stewardship drive at our church asked for a yearly pledge of time, talent, and money. You notice that the money comes last. Money is taxable and time and talent is not.
Prophetic voices and events
“All in favor, raise your hands.” Or your voices. Or your pens. We tend to focus on resisting that which will cause harm, but the world desperately needs us to pursue those things we are in favor of,
Dr. William Price in full Druid regalia. On January 18, 1884 an old man with white beard nearly to his knees and dressed in green clothing, a red sash, and a fox fur draped across his head, ascended a
Chartists cremation Dr. William Price Druid Iesu Grist Llantrisant Newport Rising Society of the Rocking Stone The Will of My Father Wales
Here are the questions and answers for this month’s Conversations Under the Oaks, a new monthly Q&A feature. Topics include divination ethics, prayer, syncretism, and ritual.
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