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The Question of Evil

What is it that makes something Evil, and not just really bad, or unfortunate, or wrong? And why does evil exist?

2 hours ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

Big Questions

Sin Brought Me Back

Sin is what caused me to leave the church and give up religion, and sin is what brought me back.

3 hours ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

Big Questions

The Gift of Sin

On a sunny day in September...a stern-faced, plainly dressed man could be seen standing still on a street corner in the busy Chicago Loop.

3 hours ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

Big Questions

Books for Burma (or is it Myanmar?)

In just over a month, I depart for Burma.  Or Myanmar.  Same difference. At least that’s the answer I get from the couple of people with whom I have talked who are from there.  Given my left-leaning p

3 hours ago

irrevspeckay (Site / Info)

Interfaith Travelogue Burma Christian-Buddhist Eboo Patel interfaith engagement Myanmar

UUA Publications Update, December 2014

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4 hours ago

Growing Unitarian Universalism (Site / Info)

Organizational Maturity Associational

So Many Little Deaths

When we said goodbye to our son at Logan Airport, his sisters cried and his mother hugged him hard, and I did too, and he looked embarrassed.

5 hours ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

Big Questions

Coming and Going

Eight years ago, my mother died from ovarian cancer. It was one of the greatest blessings of my life to be able to spend the last few weeks of her life caring for her as tenderly as she had cared for

5 hours ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

Big Questions

Looking for WordPress superhero costume

In the grand pantheon of WordPress heroes I’m a minor goddess, but it’s a matter of perspective. Really we can all be a hero to somebody. I have loved using WordPress for over 5 years and eventually s

6 hours ago

Pamela Wood Browne (Site / Info)

WordPress My Tech Life

Seeing is Believing

In the wake of Ferguson, in the wake of Trayvon Martin and Oscar Grant and the 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun who was recently shot by a police officer in Cleveland and all the other young Black me

6 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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We’ve Removed Amazon Link

You may have noticed that there is no longer a link to Amazon on our home page. This decision was made because of some of Amazon’s practices which don’t seem in line with our principles. If you want t

7 hours ago

FUUN Blog (Site / Info)


Who We Are

Unitarian Universalism (UUism) is a liberal religious faith grounded in the principle of covenant. UU communities come together in covenant of our shared principles. Our beliefs are diverse, and we wa

8 hours ago

Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

Who's UU

Heavy Gratitude

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. Obviously. Maybe if I keep saying it, it will start to sink in and feel more real. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. Most years, I

9 hours ago

Christine Organ (Site / Info)

kindness gratitude connection Friends

No justice, no peace—UUs blog the Ferguson Grand Jury announcement

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, this is a short week for UU World . We thought about skipping this week’s column, but the outpouring of blogging about the Ferguson grand jury announcement needed

10 hours ago

uuworld.org : The Interdependent Web (Site / Info)

Interdependent Web

Making The Breast Out Of The Situation

This morning as I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, I happened upon a post by a nearby radio station, which featured a censored topless picture of a model. The reason that the radio station post

10 hours ago

The Loving Room (Site / Info)

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A gig with Tina May and the Chris Ingham Trio at the Hoste in Burnham Market, Thursday 27 Nov, 6.30pm–10.30pm

Tina May and Chris Ingham A gig with Tina May and the Chris Ingham Trio at the Hoste in Burnham Market, Thursday 27 Nov, 6.30pm–10.30pm Tina May’s enthusiasm for the creative invention of jazz combine

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CAUTE — Just travelling hopefully (Site / Info)

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Culture and Community Special Edition: The Unfolding of Ferguson

On Monday the grand jury announced that it would not indict officer Darren Wilson for the Aug. 8 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. While protests were already in full

12 hours ago

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

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Recalling the Father of English Hymnody & His Little Secret

I was mildly surprised and more than a little pleased to see that the American Episcopal church celebrates today as a feast for Isaac Watts. Looking a bit deeper I found he is also acknowledged, altho

12 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


6 Myths About Climate Change Liberals Rarely Question

From Erik Lindberg at Transition Milwaukee: http://transitionmilwaukee.org/profiles/blogs/six-myths-about-climate-change-that-liberals-rarely-question Myth #1:  Liberals Are Not In Denial  “We will no

12 hours ago

Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke (Site / Info)

Green Team Blog

Tuesday night class

Starting next Tuesday, 12/2/14 the UU A Way Of Life will begin its first on-line class on the first principle, the inherent worth and dignity of every person. The class will run every Tuesday for 16 w

12 hours ago

UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

Tuesday night class

Endings and Beginnings

A sonorous call to prayer rings out over the landscape several times a day. One person walks to weekly prayers at a nearby holy place, while another lights weekly ritual candles in her home. A small g

13 hours ago

The Grove (Site / Info)

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