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February 10–Science and Reason: Being Human, Staying Human

In a recent podcast of On Being, Krista Tippet interviewed internationally known psycho-linguist Jean Berko Gleason, “Unfolding Language, Unfolding Life.” Gleason explains that among linguists as amon

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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Smart friends ask me good questions.

In the comments on my last post, my friend Lisa asked me "I'm curious to know why you see yourself as a maker of bad decisions. A decision could be a good one, given all available data, even if the ou

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The Chaliceblog (Site / Info)

Paper

In my sorting and packing and decluttering quest, I was all set to start tossing old file folders from the basement into the recycling bin, but it is proving harder than I first expected. I haven’t lo

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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A spiritual view of the Classical Elements; earth, water, air, fire and aether

Ancient Greek scientists and philosophers looked at the world and decided to classify all universal elements and forces as; earth, water, air and fire. That was around 450 BC. When Aristotle came onto

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meditation and spiritual growth (Site / Info)

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At My Mom’s Apartment

My mom has an apartment, this is huge for her. She really likes it and it’s the first place she has ever lived alone. We sold the rest of the eleven boxes of records we had to the very cool Double Dec

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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It Must Be Said

Black lives matter. It must be said. Look, there’s lead in the water in Flint, Michigan. Various people, including at least one of the leading candidates for President of the US, have observed that th

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

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ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat 2016

The 2016 ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat was a wonderful weekend of workshops, conversations, stories, songs, and a very powerful ritual.

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Nightmares in New Hampshire

Everybody's trying to keep expectations low; it's easier for some of the candidates. We succumbed to debate fatigue a couple rounds ago, so it wasn't until the comedy-news lit into the most recent Rep

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Black History Month

"Black History Month can be a recitation of forgettable facts, or it can be the beginning—or continuation—of a period of unlearning and reclaiming." UU Kenny Wiley shares his experiences. Read more in

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UUA Top Stories (Site / Info)

Innovating For Our Future

Living on Mars by James Vaughn ​Within fifteen years, we hope to establisha human settlement on Mars. Teams arehard at work to equip them for thejourney. How will they live together intight spaces? Wh

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Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church - Blog (Site / Info)

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Criticizing Harvard (almost) a Hundred Years Ago

Doing some archival research today in A. Philiph Randolph and Chandler Owen's socialist paper The Messenger I came across this gem which I couldn't resist sharing: On the application blanks of Harvard

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Colin Bossen: Writer, Preacher, Organizer (Site / Info)

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Rediscovering Our Black Forerunners: A Black History Month Reading List

Black History Month is as much about rediscovery as it is about celebration and commemoration. At Beacon Press, the books we publish that cover black history reintroduce us to long-forgotten or hidden

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Beacon Broadside (Site / Info)

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Call for Global Witchcraft Community to Unite Against Terrorism

CAMEROON — In early January, Chiefs from the Eastern regions of Cameroon requested permission to use Witchcraft against the terrorist group Boko Haram. The news came through a tweet by respected inves

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The Wild Hunt | A modern Pagan perspective. (Site / Info)

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News brief: Starr King announces death of provost Ibrahim Farajajé

Professor Ibrahim Abdurrahman Farajajé, a member of seminary faculty since 1995, has died.

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UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

Try this: Unitarian Universalist reflections for Lent

A word to ponder, embody, and visualize each day of Lent.

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UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

Illuminating Leaders: Phebe Hawes

Luminary Alum Phebe Hawes has big ideas… Phebe Hawes is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist (UU), from the Westminster Unitarian Church (WUC) in East Greenwich, RI. She graduated in the Class of 2015 fr

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Blue Boat of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Site / Info)

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The Fruits of Rightwing Demonization

For 24 years now, the right wing in this country has been depending on gender and racial demonization as a way to emotionally bind the public to their program, even though their  program is contrary t

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Celebrate CUC Month

The post Celebrate CUC Month appeared first on Canadian Unitarian Council.

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

CUC Month

educator symposium

Making a chess board Plans for the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers hands-on learning symposium are underway, and you can download the application here: A Symposium for Hands-on Learning. I look forward to

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Mardi Gras

In the Catholic calendar, Fat Tuesday leads us into Lent, the time of fasting. It turns out that getting wild and crazy and extravagant is a spiritual practice, as well as giving things up and doing w

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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