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A Grand Day Out

Behold, my mother.  One of my very favorite people in the whole wide world, and not just for that whole giving birth to me thing. She's smart, hilarious, and has learned how to do so many things. Many

6 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Elif Shafak's Forty Rules of Love: Rumi and Shams

Layla and Majnun at School, Persian Painting, 15th Century, Courtesy of the British Museum          Elif Shafak is a captivating novelist and one of the foremost cosmopolitan Turkish writers. Her rece

9 hours ago

Mediterranean Wisdom (Site / Info)

Fredonia, N.Y., to Macedonia, Ohio

We had a short drive today because we are visiting relatives this afternoon and evening. We got an early start, and as we were driving along we realized that it was a perfect beach day: hot, but not t

13 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Truth and Meaning: Our Form of Government

A few years ago, I searched for the word that best described our dysfunctional American government. I settled on the term “kakistocracy,” which is defined as “government under the control of a nation'

14 hours ago

uujeff's muse kennel and pizzatorium (Site / Info)

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August Faith Exploration Calendar now available

  A pdf is available:  faithcalendaraugust

14 hours ago

The Children's Chalice (Site / Info)

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Lessons Written in Stone

This post has been cooking for several weeks now, and it has become time to release it into the world. The story is unfinished, but the blog post is just about done.  Before I moved to Maine, I lived

15 hours ago

The Sand Hill Diary (Site / Info)

Ruminations

Peace Train

Steven Demetre Georgiou, known for some years as Cat Stevens, and today as Yusuf Islam was born sixty-six years ago, today.

20 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Birthdays (August 2014)

Many Happy Returns to our UUFP members and friends who will be celebrating their birthdays in August!  They are: Gayle Phillips Jeanie Goldberg Asher Meyer Nancy Emery Tom Hagner Kim Hummel Selena Car

22 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

Birthdays Birthday EDITION: August 2014

What was it like to be a Youth Advisor/Sponsor Coordinator at GA?

By Joanne Dingus   This year I got to take my love for working with youth to the national level. From June 24th-30th , I participated at General Assembly as a Youth Advisor/Sponsor Coordinator. My job

23 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

General Assembly EDITION: August 2014

RE NEWS

By Joanne Dingus We’ve been truly enjoying our summer adventures with Raiders of the Lost Arts, Young Raiders and Be the Change. Thanks so much to Jeannine Christensen for developing the Raiders class

23 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

EDITION: August 2014 Children's Religious Education

Selected parts from “Universalist Momement in America” available gratis

Ann Lee Bressler’s The Universalist Movement in America is an important resource in understanding Universalist history — and it’s incredibly expensive. A hard copy is now $90. (I got a reader’s copy a

1 day ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Universalism History

"No intimacy: no revelation. No revelation: no givenness of things." (Henry Bugbee) — On becoming modern "Green Men and Women"?

A modern "Green Man"? On Sunday I didn't have to give an address because a member of the congregation, Julian Holloway, gave a very fine one indeed entitled "Past Arcadia and Kingdom Come ". Ernst Blo

1 day ago

CAUTE (Site / Info)

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Red-Winged Blackbirds and Fireflies

In Kansas, I think, I spotted my first red-winged blackbird of the trip. It gave me a special thrill. As did the next one.  And the next one.  And the next one.  I never see red-winged blackbirds in H

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Stow, Mass., to Fredonia, N.Y.

We left Stow, Massachusetts, at nine o’clock this morning. Stow lies on the edge of the coastal plain of southeastern New England, and we drove west through the hills of central New England, into the

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Don’t Fear the Reaper: Reactions When I Tell People What I Do

I was in line at my local food co-op, which just so happens to have the planet’s best dirty chai (the treat I get for myself after an especially hard day’s work). It’s embarrassingly expensive, but no

1 day ago

irrevspeckay (Site / Info)

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A Feast for Elizabeth, Amelia, Sojourner, & Harriet

In the Lectionary of the American Episcopal Church today is the feast of the agnostic Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Quaker Amelia Bloomer, once a Millerite, later a spiritualist, and later still associated

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Brooks: We do not belong to ourselves

Another passage from Elbridge Gerry Brooks’s Our New Departure, pages 74 and 75. Although the language sounds like ransom theory, this is an exposition of the moral influence view of atonement (also l

2 days ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Universalism

Life With Young Engineers

From their earliest days, my children have been most interested in technical things. Many household items were disassembled. Popular Science and Make are bedtime reading. They want to understand how e

2 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Gosport Harbor

Gosport Harbor is protected by several islands connected by breakwaters: Appledore Island to the north west, then Malaga Island, Smuttynose Island, Cedar Island, and Star Island. The boundary between

2 days ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Homily at Interfaith Iftar, July 19, 2014

Let me start with gratitude. Thank you for this opportunity to take part in this interfaith iftar. Thank you for this chance to come together across faith traditions, across beliefs that share commona

2 days ago

irrevspeckay (Site / Info)

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