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Are We Becoming an Intolerant World?

“This year, Teaching Tolerance teamed up with the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding to bring educators a webinar series called Religious Diversity in the Classroom…Participants asked s

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The Human Spirit (Site / Info)

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Open Session Times: Oct 24-25, Atlanta

Friday, October 24 9:00 AM Closed Session 2:00  –  Open Session: visitors welcome to observe 4:45 – Public Comment 5:00 adjourn for evening Saturday – October 25 9:00 AM Gathering 9:30 Open Session 11

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UUA Presidential Search Committee (Site / Info)


What we have here is a failure to communicate

More last minute legal work for the Governor's unappealing campaign in Latta et al. v. Otter et al., first, permission to go over the length limit, and if we need more time, that too. "misunderstood,

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Muscle of Ministry

They ache sometimes My arms my legs The work is hard The path is steep The lifting can be heavy Sometimes my sweat drips down Into my eyes My hair a wet halo cap A crown of tears One could imagine   N

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

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Beat ALEC at its Own Game

A Call to Action From the President’s Pen President Peter Morales writes in response to ALEC (the American Legislative Exchange Council) raising funds to counter pressure brought by the Unitarian Univ

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Blue Boat (Site / Info)

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UNOC 14: Morning prayer

Laptops open. Smartphones in hand. Banjo and guitar. Child running around. Progressive reading from Proverbs. Twitter feed projected on the screen at the front of the room. Live Web stream. People who

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Congregational growth

the dangers of inventiveness and creativity

Turn a cylinder to a spherical form Inventiveness comes from being engaged in problem solving which then in turn requires being involved in the real world. Yesterday, I wanted to demonstrate the use o

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Our Whole Lives Leader’s Training in Denver

Friday, December 5, 6:30 pm – Sunday, December 7, 2 pm First Unitarian Society of Denver, CO Trainers: Ashley Johnson and Larry Norfleet Tuition: $350.00, deadline for registration is Tuesday, Novembe

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Mountain Desert District (Site / Info)

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Review: CBS’ CSI and The Book of Shadows

As we reported Friday, October is a popular time for interview Witches. The season also brings a flurry of Halloween-inspired television programming. From the holiday specials to the classic horror fi

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

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Luminary Leaders: Lighting a New Way

Are you 14-18 or in your first year out of high school?          Are you dedicated to living your Unitarian Universalist faith?                 Are you a leader in your congregation, community, distri

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Blue Boat (Site / Info)

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Whitey Bulger, Boston Busing, and Southie’s Lost Generation

This year, in the 40th anniversary of the explosion that was Boston busing, ALL SOULS author Michael Patrick MacDonald says it’s time to be clear: busing wasn’t just about black and white. It was also

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Beacon Broadside (Site / Info)

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Davy Jones: My Imaginary Friend

This post was written in response to a writing prompt from The Daily Post. The prompt suggests writing about your childhood “imaginary friend.” My imaginary friend when I was a girl was a real person

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The Power of Narrative (Site / Info)

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Special Collection Update for UCN!

Submitted by Alan Sheeler I’m happy to report that Sunday’s special collection for our sister congregation in Norfolk totaled $1,343.  You may proudly view the results of your contribution here:  http

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

EDITION: September 2014

Great Compassion

  Westwood’s Compassionate Connections Coordinator has compiled a wonderful collection of UU-sourced compassion words, phrases, and excerpts. They will be presented creatively on the blog and website

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The Grove (Site / Info)

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“Seeking Justice in A Changing Land” – Call for Facilitators

CUC Annual Conference & Meeting, May 15 – 17, 2015 Are you passionate about justice? Are you convinced that Canadian Unitarians can make a difference? The CUC Annual Conference and Meeting, May 15–17,

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

ACM 2015

Sloppy Kiss of Now

The world is too beautiful to blink. Oops. There. You missed that. But there’s always more. That’s one of the beautiful things. This flame is here. Perhaps you remember from last year those leaves, th

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Theopoetics (Site / Info)

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Expanding the Circle 3

The Moral Frontier So what’s next? Where else shall we consider expanding the circle? What moral progress might we be on the verge of making? Jeremy Bentham (1748 - 1832) Princeton philosophy professo

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Expanding the Circle

"removing barriers to participation in governance". by Rev. Dawn Cooley

Join me on a thought experiment, won’t you? In this blog posting, I want to explore an idea, not advocating a particular pathway; to think outside the box and see what happens. Imagine with me that th

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

UUA polity

One day

Perhaps one day fog breaks to bring forth sunbeams eagerly queueing behind slate-grey veils instead of naked judgement cutting a path with fire and shattering force Will, one day in the distant future

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Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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The Young Dead Soldiers

The young dead soldiers do not speak Nevertheless they are heard in the still houses: who has not heard them?… They say, Whether our lives and our deaths were for peace and a new hope or for nothing w

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)