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Yes, the CDC has confirmed that a patient in Dallas has the Ebola virus. Am I worried? Not so much.  Dallas is a four hour drive from here. The patient is in isolation. We have some of the best medica

2 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Message Toolkit for Bold Reproductive Justice

The gathering a couple of weeks ago in Washington, D.C. of nearly 200 reproductive justice advocates from all over the country under the auspices of the All Above All coalition to restore and sustain

10 hours ago

UUWF (Site / Info)


Pain and Suffering

"Pain is Inevitable. Suffering is optional.” Contemporary Japanese writer, Haruki Murakami Last week I had the flu.   High fever, body chills, sweats, coughing, congestion, body aches…<span>  You get

10 hours ago

The Human Spirit (Site / Info)

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A Summer Memory

for Maggie and Lewis   As the dimming fall welcomes me back, a summer memory feeds me still. We have risen with the sun, the smell of toaster waffles, and the demand that I read to you. Last night’s b

12 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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"The Religion of Autumn" and "Unity" by John Goodwyn Barmby (1820-81) — a nineteenth-century Unitarian Christian Pantheist

Today I spent a long while in the Cambridge University Botanic Garden mostly walking and thinking but also reading a few selected passages of Henry Bugbee's "Inward Morning" and Bashõ's "Knapsack Note

13 hours ago

CAUTE — Just travelling hopefully (Site / Info)

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Preachers of Love

September 30th is a big day in American Universalist history. Elhanan Winchester was born in Brookline, MA (apparently in those days Brookline was called Muddy River Village…) on this day in 1751. And

16 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


The could-have-been Southern seminary

With the building sales at Meadville Lombard, the leadership crisis at Starr King, the closure of Bangor and the God-knows-what at General (Episcopal) (one, two)… well, it’s easy to have misgiving abo

18 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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Youth Cons, and Why to Try One

What is a Con?  Cons, short for Conferences, are gatherings of Unitarian Universalist youth or young adults from many congregations, usually for a weekend of immersion worship, workshops, and crazy fu

1 day ago

The Children's Chalice (Site / Info)

Ministry with Youth Growth Edges


A couple of hours ago, a kaleidoscope started in my eyes. it was beautiful and fascinating but also terrifying because ...my eyes. And then I remembered that it was likely a migraine coming on. I took

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)


Pew Research says support for same sex marriage has dipped a little.  No surprise, I think.  Everything human has ups and downs.  Perhaps it indicates a little ‘cause fatigue’ or something else.   Of

1 day ago

Aside From The Obvious (Site / Info)


Thirty-six years ago, my mother called up her best friend Dorothy Lob, and asked Dorothy if she would come help with some sewing. I was about to head off to college, and my mother wanted to sew name t

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Concord, Mass. Meditations

Obama's War?

Spreading Pink Ink It's an intellectual shortcoming to not see differences where they exist. People see patterns and continuations as though nothing ever changes, especially when moral frames are bein

1 day ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

"I put a capital N on Nature and go there" — walking the sylvan nave at Wandlebury Country Park

The sylvan nave on this morning's walk  This morning I decide to go a-walking at one of my favourite spots, Wandlebury Country Park. One of the many splendid sights to see there is the magnificent ave

1 day ago

CAUTE — Just travelling hopefully (Site / Info)

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A Feast for the Archangels

Today is Michaelmas, or my preferred name the Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, Uriel, and Raphael, or the shorter version the Feast of the Archangels. I think one of the great gifts to Western religi

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Continuous Gift-Giving: Faith Like a Chalice 4

Living in the present doesn't mean you don't ever plan ahead. Planning ahead and forming strategy, however, can be engaged as present-moment doing. Let goals and outcomes and plans for achieving be ma

1 day ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Faith Like a Chalice

Singing in Church

Cathy Lynn Grossman reviews the plight of the church choir in the contemporary social scene and, as you can expect, the situation is not good. The church choir seems, in many cases, to be going the wa

1 day ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Announcements (October 2014)

2nd Sunday Lunch Second Sunday Lunch will be held after second service on October 12th at Hibachi Grill on Jefferson Avenue by East Coast Appliances. Contact Kathy Black with any questions. ~~~~~~~~~~

1 day ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

Announcements EDITION: October 2014

Me, in other social media outlets

There has been some buzz online about Ello.co, another in the would-be world of anti-Facebooks. Yes, I signed up for it; no, I don’t think it’ll kill Facebook. I’ll be happy if it survives. (Also, I’v

1 day ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Social networking

Comfort, Habits, and Change

Ever negotiate mealtime with a young child? Toddlers often have a few favorite foods, and have to be encouraged repeatedly to try new things. Especially vegetables and things not just sweet.  Over tim

2 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

The Edge of Reason: Faith in an Unreasonable Age

Delivered September 28, 2014 - Rev. David A. Miller © Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito A Unitarian Universalist Association Congregation—Solana Beach, Ca (Lightly edited version)  Wit

2 days ago

Shift Happens (Site / Info)