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Thanks to Congregations

The CLF would like to thank the following congregations who, between March 2015 and March 2016 have taken up collections to support our ministries.

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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Missing Mudita

I was looking for the missing brahmavihara.

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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Joy in Ordinary Time

My Mama was a second grade teacher at the Gladwyne Elementary School in the rich suburbs of Philadelphia.

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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Simple Joy

Shortly after I watched the full moon slide behind the trees on the ridge outside my cell window, Dusty, a young orange mackerel tabby tomcat, made his morning round meowing to everyone he met what so

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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River of Joy

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” ―Rumi

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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St. Joseph to Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Another late start this morning. Both of us had vivid dreams last night. I can’t remember what happened in my dreams; I used to write detailed notes of my dreams, but gave it up a long time ago becaus

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips Homer Zeus

Avoca to St. Joseph, Missouri

We stayed in Avoca last night, and our next stop was St. Joseph, Missoui, which turns out to be only a two and a half hour drive away. Yet I thought I had scheduled us to drive six hours every day. Bu

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Three Good Things Day 402:

I’m up to over thirteen months of these and I thought today’s was particularly good. Three Good Things Day 402: 1. Watching the sunset. 2. Reading outside in the twilight tonight. Books read part of:

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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July Flame

July Birthdays     Goddess Circle     Our second date     Religious Education News Happy Birthday! JULY BIRTHDAYS Henry Chambers Carey Hall-Warner Robert Higinbotham Jesse Robertson Sam Smith Ada Van

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Announcing, “Slowness Number Eleven”!

No this is not a new poem of mine. And yes more of my poems will be posted her on Lyricsofmylife in the future. Rather this is a new soundscape of mine called “Slowness Number Eleven“, which will be i

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Lyricsofmylife (Site / Info)

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Love Across Boundaries: Reclaiming and Revitalizing Christianity through Pride

A Conversation with Reverend Elizabeth M. Edman and Deborah Jian Lee Deborah Jian Lee: For Rescuing Jesus, I’m speaking to a range of people including Evangelicals, ex-Evangelicals, progressive Christ

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Beacon Broadside: A Project of Beacon Press (Site / Info)

Religion American Society Queer Perspectives Feminism, Gender, and Sexuality Deborah Jian lee Queer Virtue Rescuing Jesus Reverend Elizabeth M. Edman

Tarot Reader Pushes for Repeal of Anti-Divination Law

PARKERSBURG, W. Va. — A single mother who wanted to bring in some extra income by opening up a tarot-reading shop has found her plans thwarted by a decades-old law that most city council members weren

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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The Blessing You Receive and the Blessing You Do

Bless the World, part 1 “Choose to Bless the World,” a benediction by my colleague Unitarian Universalist minister, Rev. Rebecca Parker: Your gifts—whatever you discover them to be— can be used to ble

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Bless the World

A few photos from the south side of Baltasound, Unst, Shetland.

This afternoon I went over to look at the south side of Baltasound on Unst in the Shetlands. Lovely. I even took my sandals off and had a little paddle. Brrr, chilly . . . As with yesterday it was a d

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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RE NEWS by Joanne Dingus

 “I find your lack of faith disturbing.” – Darth Vader This summer we will be practicing our faith through the lessons of Star Wars. Each week at the 9:30 and 11:00 services students ages 3-12 will be

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Why are Clinton supporters more racist and more aggressive than Sanders supporters?

I am always fascinated by the ways belief and reality diverge. This year, Clinton supporters promoted the "Bernie Bro" narrative about Sanders supporters in the same way that in 2008, they promoted th

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

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Youth Caucus at GA 2016

Youth Caucus at GA 2016 by Joanne Dingus I wanted to share some of my experiences of General Assembly with you. It was inspirational, trying, exhausting, rejuvenating and humbling. The Service of the

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Going tribal

Not every news story can be encapsulated in a tweet-length headline, but this looks like one that can: Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family. Makes sense to me. That's most of wh

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How Love Has a Side

“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.  The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference.  The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference.  And the opposite of life is not

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

dynamiter?

Yesterday I returned my review pages of Tiny Boxes to my publisher with my findings marked in red pen. Others at Taunton Press are also going over the text, looking for errors that need to be fixed an

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)