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Isabel Allende

During this third day of Women’s History Month I’ve been reading El Cuaderno de Maya (Maya’s Notebook), by a female writer of historic significance, Isabel Allende. My Spanish teacher was shrewd: he b

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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A More Tender Journey

Dear reader, I write to you on the eve of my departure — this time to Selma, Alabama.  I am volunteering for the next several days at the Unitarian Universalist Living Legacy event “Marching in the Ar

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Leaping Loon (Site / Info)

Trips 2015 Selma

Surprises in Flight

As I left work this evening, something zipped through the edge of my vision. Look! A butterfly! Yes, Houston is a mild clime, and this is the warmest day of the week. Still, this took me by surprise.

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

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Mo Money Blues: Spiritual Practice of Generosity, 2

Timothy Judge (Notre Dame), Beth Livingston (Cornell), and Charlice Hurst (U of W. Ontario) published a study, "Do Nice Guys -- and Gals -- Really Finish Last?" ( Journal of Personality and Social Psy

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

The Spiritual Practice of Generosity

General Assembly, Class Bias and a Democratic Faith

Registration and Housing reservations for General Assembly opened the other day, which signals the start of the annual discussion of how expensive General Assembly is, and how ordinary people cannot a

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Guifeng’s Five Styles of Zen, and Mine

I was talking with a friend about the mistakes we sometimes make in Zen, and I recalled something on the subject I’d read in the Three Pillars of Zen. When I found it I saw it was actually a reflectio

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Why . . . ?

Nudged by the death of Leonard Nimoy, and the public appreciations that followed, to introduce Munchkin at last to the original Star Trek, I sat down with her Kat nighty to watch The Trouble with Trib

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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The Smartest Thing I Ever Did As A Parent...

...was letting my children know that risotto is an impressive and delicious dish. Even when they required a step ladder to reach the stove top, they would happily take turns stirring the pot, adding l

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Selma: Commemoration and Commitment

I will be among the thousands of people traveling to Selma to commemorate the sacrifices of 50 years ago and to recommit to the struggle for equal rights today. For it would be a grave mistake to beli

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Rev. Peter Morales (Site / Info)

Money Makes Mean?: The Spiritual Practice of Generosity, 1

Money. If you are unusually self-aware, you might have noticed a very slight feeling of tightening or closing at just the mention of the word. Or maybe, if you're that self-aware, you might have trans

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

The Spiritual Practice of Generosity

Thinking of King Kong

And who doesn’t, from time to time? It was on this day in 1933 that the film opened at Radio City Music Hall in New York City…

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Theological Reflection

The First UU Principle states that UU congregations covenant to affirm and promote "the inherent worth and dignity of every person." Today, the concrete expression of that principle is to say "black l

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

It’s Dr Seuss Day!

The wonderful Theodor Seuss Geisel, Dr Seuss, was born on this day in 1904. Cause for celebration all by itself, but also, the National Education Association has designated his birthday as Read Across

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Helen Keller

Only three women have been featured on United States currency other than special commemorative coins: Susan B. Anthony on the ill-designed dollar coin; Sacajawea on the better, current dollar coin; an

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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"A Person's A Person, No Matter How Small"

March 2nd marks the 111th anniversary of the birth of Theodor Seuss Geisel, the author better known as Dr. Seuss. Mr. Geisel is sometimes listed among "Famous UUs", but I've yet to see any proof that

2 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

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Please Visit My New Site

Thank you for visiting! I have created a new site that houses everything you need in one place. It has a blog with my writing about dementia, mental illness, and body positivity. The site also has the

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Moving In With Dementia (Site / Info)

Please Visit My New Site

Thank you for visiting! I have created a new site that houses everything you need in one place. It has a blog with my writing about dementia, mental illness, and body positivity. The site also has the

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Bipolar Spirit (Site / Info)

Using our Anger @thebfuu March 1, 2015

What should we do with our anger? Shall we hold it inside? Until it explodes Scorching the earth with hate Fight like there’s no tomorrow Burn down every bridge that we see? What should we do with our

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What I’m reading: March 1, 2015

I’ve not been blogging much lately, and I don’t have much zeal to do so. I’m a little sad that Leonard Nimoy died, but mixed with that hope that I too might live long and prosper. I could walk though

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Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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HEAVEN & HELL: A Love Story

HEAVEN AND HELL A Love Story 1 March 2015 James Ishmael Ford First Unitarian Church Providence, Rhode Island Text One day while walking quietly together, out of the silence the Buddha’s attendant Anan

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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