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Methinks Uber doth protest too much

A London Employment Tribunal has ruled that Uber is in the transportation business, not the software business; and that Uber is an employer, not a service that connects independent contractors to cust

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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On Finding Your Sacred Text

“I remember a select little group with which we traveled and camped together for some days; this group had undertaken to liberate some captive League brothers and the Princess Isabella from the hands

2 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Hypocrites, or Hissyfit Jesus versus Vulcan Jesus

I was talking online with a Christian who believes in Tough Love Jesus, which left me thinking about the Biblical Jesus calling people hypocrites. If you believe the word is an insult, it doesn't belo

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Stunning, and sickening

There is no one in my corners of social media to celebrate what just happened in Oregon: an across-the-board acquittal to the leaders and participants who stood trial for the 41 day occupation of the

3 hours ago

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Standing Firm for Standing Rock & the Indigenous Community

  View this email online. Share: I’m writing to you, as I head south in a carpool from Bismarck, North Dakota toward Standing Rock. We are driving to Sacred Ground Camp, where we’ve been told police a

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Colonization Stories

The theme at my congregation for November is “What does it mean to be a community of story?” Of course, stories can be truth-telling, or truth-hiding. For example, I have mixed feelings about the Than

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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Margret’s Musings: November 2016

The Strength of Teams:  A couple of years ago as I started my work with you in this interim time, I asked a group of about 30 church members (people in elected and voluntary positions of leadership) w

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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John Reschovsky, President: November 2016

Governance Change Is Moving Ahead: The process of governance change at UUSS has now been ongoing for two years, first with many congregants taking part in our study sessions on church governance, then

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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The Monster Under My Bed by Julie Rigano, DLRE

When I was a young girl falling asleep I used to make sure my entire body was on the bed As most children do Not even one toe could hang over the edge For fear it would be grabbed by The Monster that

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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November 13th: Mark Your Calendar!

The Annual Congregational Life Fair will fill the Great Hall with a festive opportunity to learn more about the many activities that make UUSS an exciting place to be…. and have fun doing it.

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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EBWA Program: November 17th

Conserving and Connecting Communities:  Many of us enjoy biking, hiking, walking, bird watching, relaxing on a myriad of trails and paths in the Capital region. Some of us are involved in creating and

6 hours ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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STLT#25, God of the Earth, the Sky, the Sea

Welcome to today’s edition of Hymn By Hymn, wherein Kimberley quibbles with the hymnal editors. God of the earth, the sky, the sea, maker of all above, below, creation lives and moves in you; your pre

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Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

Hymn by Hymn

today's harvest party...

Today we have our annual harvest party at the Clear Spring School, so children have planned various games to entertain each other, and children will be dressed in pioneer or early American garb. I wil

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Embracing Samhain, Embracing Life

So let’s celebrate death. Let’s celebrate life. Let’s celebrate the junction where they meet and let’s walk among the dead who have begun the journey before us. A blessed Samhain to you and yours.

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Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

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Your Place

“…Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting – over and over announcing your place in the family of things

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


Pete Seeger—The Most Beloved American

Pete Seeger doing what he did best almost to the very end of his long life. Note:   Musician and eco-activist brings his Pete Seeger tribute to the Tree of Life Unitarian Unitarian Universalist Congre

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What If You Couldn’t Turn It All Off?

There is so much media out there now. So much to consume. What if you couldn’t turn it all off. I was reading Andrew Sullivan’s excellent piece about technology almost killing him again. And it made m

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Maybe it is because I am older. I’m finally at a point where I am comfortable with my demons. Not overly so; we aren’t snuggling on the couch watching Sherlock. I no longer pretend they are else where

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Ryokan, high in the tree, plucked the bright persimmons tasting them to test their ripeness. But then he ate them all himself, forgetting the small boy who waited on the ground. I bought my persimmons

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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What’s At Stake for Women (Part 2)

A recent self-care Monday, during which I had all my moles and skin tags and dark spots checked out and this year’s flu shot injected, led to another preventive discovery. In the clinic waiting room,

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Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation (Site / Info)

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