What is it that makes something Evil, and not just really bad, or unfortunate, or wrong? And why does evil exist?
Sin is what caused me to leave the church and give up religion, and sin is what brought me back.
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.
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
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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.
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
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
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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
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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
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
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
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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
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
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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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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
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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
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
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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
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