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ʼŌraḥ Qaḏǝmōnī: Reconstructing a Canaanite Religion

“Pagan” is most commonly used in our interconnected religious communities as an umbrella term for any of the religions that either seek to revive a pre-Christian religion, or belong in the New Religio

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

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Happy birthday, Satchmo!

Louis Armstrong was born today, in 1901.

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Tips for Intentionally Inclusive Congregations

Take Note Have a look around the congregation when you attend services and activities. Ask yourself, “Is there someone I haven’t seen in a while?” Consider sending a quick email or making a phone call

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Sustainable development and the whole child...

In my wood shop, I am continuing my exploration of Japanese puzzle boxes, as you can see in the photos at left and below. In the early days of the progressive education movement and among those who pr

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

From Long Ago and Many Lands….to Here and Now!

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Call And Response (Site / Info)

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Prayers at Dawn for our Housing Search

I wake today about 5 a.m. and feel called to come outside to pray in the dawn light. It rained during the night and the morning is misty and golden. I am visited by a cardinal, whose silhouette on a b

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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Maybe you’d call it fuchsia or hot pink or even scarlet. One way or another, this flower in its magenta dress with the lemon yellow trim is eye-popping. It might not be the kind of color you’d wear to

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


Burning the Temple—A Pebble Ripple in Time Becomes a Tunami

As the Temple and City of Jerusalem burn Titus's Legions make off with the loot including the Menorah from the Holy of Holies.    By tradition it was on this date in 70 CE that Roman Legions under the

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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August 4–Culture and Tradition: Language

We are exploring the seven different elements that make up what we call “culture.” Language is the vehicle by which culture is passed on.  Should English be the legally defined national language of th

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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Slippery Slopes and Other Tales of Failed Caution

Once upon a time, I got myself into a lot of trouble. It was a slippery slope that I did not recognize or realize was such until I was at the bottom of the hill. It was a tall mountain, … Continue rea

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ChristineSlocum.Net (Site / Info)

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August 1, 2015 – Goldfinch “Feeder”

A sunflower popped up inches from the kitchen window. Mr. Goldfinch pulls seeds out of the sunflower and places them on the “table.” And then proceeds to get the meat […]

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high hopes gardens (Site / Info)

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death of shop class

That shop classes have been endangered in the US will not come as any surprise to most of my readers who are likely amazed that any remain at all. Early in the Spring, one of my friends who taught woo

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Many Gods West

What do you get when 180 polytheists gather to honor the Gods, ancestors, and spirits, and to share thoughts and practices on the best ways to deepen our devotion and service? You get an amazing weeke

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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drawing my friend Katie coming to visit me. First, she has to go...

drawing my friend Katie coming to visit me. First, she has to go on the airplane from her house to Portland. I might draw the Oakland airport, which would be a little out of order, but oh well.

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inexplicable beauty (Site / Info)

I Am, We Are

As a writer, most of my work is done alone. It is just me, my computer, the wild horses running through my head, and the blank page staring back at me. Part of me wonders if it is this solitary, indep

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Christine Organ (Site / Info)

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Religious Right’s Grip on Republican Party Makes Planned Parenthood a Prime Target

By Carole Joffe Photo credit: Flickr user Fibonacci Blue This blog piece appeared originally on RH Reality Check As reproductive politics are once again consumed by an attack on Planned Parenthood, it

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Beacon Broadside (Site / Info)

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You’re invited to Summer Service!

We have a wonderful line-up of guest speakers this summer, including 4 services led by graduates of the Preaching for Parishioners class. All services (except for the multi-church service on Aug. 2) w

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Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)

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Sun, 17:18: Why I cannot always get to the phone… ROADBLOCK! https://t.co/TFW7Jb8jDc

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Dangerous Common Sense (Site / Info)


Important news from NOAH.

  Nashville’s downtown has a new convention center, a new baseball stadium, new hotels, expensive new condos and apartments, and new entertainment options for tourists. But what do YOU need? You need

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FUUN Blog (Site / Info)

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Calling all UUs on the Road to Ferguson

Image from Moral Monday CT What can UUs do in the face of #SandraBland, #CharlestonTerroristAttack, #BaltimoreUprising and #Ferguson?  If aspiring allies are concerned about race relations, white supr

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Our Stories - Standing on the Side of Love (Site / Info)