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The Beatles Take Their Walk Across Abbey Road, and Then, Well, Then An Era is Over

It was forty-seven years ago today that the Beatles released their eleventh album, Abbey Road. It shares the distinction with Let It Be as their “last” effort, in that while Let it Be was released the

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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A Legacy of Defying Hate #Sharpswar

Call to Worship (here) Sermon Notes: Our Unitarian Universalist tradition draws from many sources.  The six primary ones are listed in the front of the grey hymnal, the page before hymn #1, if you wan

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Sermons, Poetry, and Other Musings (Site / Info)

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Defying Hate

“Defying Hate”, Sermon audio presented by Rev. John Cullinan on September 25, 2016. Part of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee’s “Preach-In,” this morning we follow up on the topic of Ken Bu

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Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

Podcast Social Concerns

Little Celebrations #9: Liturgical Quotables

The seasons have cycled for billions of years. The sun journeys ever toward the next way station on the calendar, bringing light ever new and warmth ever welcome to the land. In the same spirit we gat

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Dennis McCarty (Site / Info)

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The Promise of the Unknown

This sermon was preached at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Huntington, on 9/25/16. It explores the painful sense of our national “new normal” of violence and unrest. We are coming to a close

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RevWho (Site / Info)

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The Very Short Sutra on the Meeting of the Buddha and the Goddess

Rick Fields was a poet, a journalist, and author of the first comprehensive history of Buddhism come to America, How the Swans Came to the Lake, first published in 1988, and which went through several

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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What the Bible Says About Homosexuality

Did you know that, in ancient mid-East society, where Israel lay, it was common for military men to establish deep and faithful friendships with each other—friendships which were so deep that, in trut

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Soul Seeds (Site / Info)

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The best of all is God is with us? — etsi deus non daretur—truly living in the world as if there were no God

Reading: From the Gospel of Mark’s account of the crucifixion of Jesus (Mark 15:33-37, Scholars Version): And when noon came, darkness blanketed the whole land until mid-afternoon. And at three o'cloc

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Want to Know What the Way Looks Like? Here a Christian translates a Daoist Who Tells Us In a Little Story He Made Up

A Story by Chuang-tzu, translated by Thomas Merton & collected in Stephen Mitchell’s The Enlightened Heart. Prince Wen Hui’s cook was cutting up an ox. Out went a hand, down went a shoulder, he plante

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Early autumn sun on Parker's Piece, Cambridge

This afternoon I wandered across Parker's Piece in Cambridge to help our excellent new Student Ministry Worker, Susanna Hartland at the Anglia Ruskin University Chaplaincy stall at the Fresher's Fair.

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Why We Have Labor Day

Going Into Labor, part 2 For years George Pullman had been a philanthropic supporter of fine schools – with the aim of providing business with a better quality of laborer. He wanted a happy, loyal wor

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Going Into Labor

What is religion? Yet another answer

“Stated simply, magic is … the religion of the other.” — Suzanne Preston Blier, quoted in Yvonne P. Chireau, Black Magic: Religion and the African Conjuring Tradition (Berkeley: University of Californ

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Meditations

Hand Me A Pickaxe, Please! I Need Hope!

I’ve been thinking lately about despair and hope, especially for people like me who live relatively comfortable and privileged lives. There is always reason for despair in the world, but lately the re

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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A Sufi Spills the Beans on What a Zen Koan Is

To be honest, just for a moment, just between the two of us: we really don’t need religions. The real has no name, Christian, not Jewish, not Hindu, not Muslim, not Buddhist, not Zen, not Sufi, not Un

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Whose Side Are You On? The Legacy of Anne Braden for Today

This summer at UU General Assembly, the author and activist Chris Crass (1973 – ) facilitated a workshop on “Collective Liberation.” One of his questions that stuck with me is, “Who was it that got yo

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Ganesha, Nietzsche, Truth, Consequences

  The story goes that Shiva—one of the chief manifestations of divinity in Hinduism—and his wife Parvati had two sons: One was Ganesha, perhaps the most recognizable  of the Hindu gods because he has

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Labor Day, Holy Day

Going Into Labor, part 1 The three-day Labor Day weekend celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers. Many of us get the day off from work or classes and are glad to have a chance to g

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Going Into Labor

The Life of an Artist: Recalling John Wesley Hardrick

John Wesley Hardrick was born on this day in 1891. As early as eight he showed a natural talent for art, and by the time he was in High School he was winning awards for his work. He began formal study

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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