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Evening prayer alterations: Prayer for the President

Twice a day now, I pray for the President of the United States and others “in civil authority” as part of my morning and evening prayer practice. It is not only a hallowed practice, but one that gets

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Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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Joshu Sasaki Dies

I’ve just learned that Kyozan Joshu Sasaki Roshi died at 4:25 pm, this Sunday, the 277th of July, 2014, at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. He was one hundred and seven years old. Sasaki Roshi wa

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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God Revised - Sermon on July 27, 2014

Several years ago, I was sitting at the desk in the Chaplain’s office at the Denver Women’s Prison, waiting for one of the inmates, and I could hear my own breathing.  It was heavy, and quick, which w

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Discerning a Call  - Another Possibility (Site / Info)

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Stuck In A Most Delicious Rut

On July 3rd, my last meal before the road trip was the enchilada and relleno combo plate at Chuy's, served with a New Mexican martini (chili pepper-steeped tequila.) I got back to Houston this morning

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

The Spirituality of Missional Messiness

By Rev. Ron Robinson Preached in Bartlesville, OK, Sunday, July 27, 2014 This past month at the General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association in Providence, Rhode Island, I led a workshop

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The Welcome Table (Site / Info)

Revelation

Recently, the Islamic Center of Midland hosted the public as part of the Choosing a Culture of Understanding program in celebration of Ramadan. Attendees shared wonderful interfaith understanding, as

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

Religion Ministry Beloved Community dictionary Midland

Accepting the teaching of an angry, human Jesus — a meditation in the shadow of the conflict between Israel and Gaza

Jesus heals a leper - a sketch by Rembrandt Reading: Mark 1:39-45 (Geneva Bible 1599) And [Jesus] preached in their Synagogues, throughout all Galilee, and cast the devils out. And there came a leper

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CAUTE (Site / Info)

Unitarian compassion Jesus israel anger The Human Jesus Gaza Edward F. Mooney Bart D. Ehrman BBC Gospel of Mark Palestine The Honourable Woman

Education Should Do No Harm - My Sunday Eunice News Commentary published July 27, 2014

Should Louisiana taxpayers “keep it simple,” and allow high-priced Common Core education contracts to be funded in violation of our state contracting laws? That was the suggestion of Stephen Waguespac

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About Our Inherent Worth (Site / Info)

A Zen Invitation into the Ring of Fire

According to the good folk at Wikipedia this is the day in 1549 that the Jesuit Francis Xavier’s ship arrived in Japan. When I went to the google machine for some details I saw near the top of the pag

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Traps

(An Adaptation from Zhuangzi) We use a net to catch fish; then, we drop the net. We use words to say ideas; then, we . . . We must drop the words. Yet show me someone who has dropped words. No. We lik

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Theopoetics (Site / Info)

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Silver Line opens; new way to Dulles Airport

So, my husband and I rode to the eastern terminus of the Washington Metro Silver Line on opening day yesterday. This is the first new subway — really, an elevated line — since 1991, and it goes throug

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Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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Elko, Nev., to San Mateo, Calif.

Nights get cool in the dry desert air of Elko, and we left the window of the motel room open all night. We got on the road while the air was still cool. We were about to turn on the audiobook we have

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Travel Day!

Left West Bend, Wisconsin this morning. Departure time: 4:05 AM Departure temp: 60 degrees Arrived Marshall, Texas this evening. Arrival time: 7:40 PM Arrival temp: 92 degrees (highest seen on the tri

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Truth and Meaning: Extremism

One of the reasons I write this blog is to speak to the masses of you out there who consider yourselves “middle of the road.” Maybe you are a Republican, a Democrat, or even an Independent. Maybe you

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

Religion Ministry Women Beloved Community

R&E Newsweekly: Expulsion of Iraqi Christians

It’s been a hard week in the news. Central American children in the borderlands. The deaths in Gaza. The Malaysian flight downing. Frightening news — let’s hope not all true — from ISIS/ISIL. You’d be

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Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Christian Church Liminal places

Rock Springs, Wyo., to Elko, Nev.

We made a detour to Red Canyon, part of Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. For an hour and a half, we walked through Ponderosa pine woods, stopping now and again at one of the overlooks set up to

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Is This the Place?

This morning, I began my day by reading a Huffington Post article about the “mass resignation” of at least 500 members from the LDS church (see the Facebook page here.)  I think this caught my eye bec

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spirituwellness (Site / Info)

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Gifts of the Handy

I am not the most handy of people, but my father might me. For over thirty years he fixed Xerox machines, from tabletop units to commercial book-processing units. He built the second garage, fixes his

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Six Months Doesn't Seem That Long Now

When I was very young I noticed that time went slower when I was bored and faster when I was engaged. This makes a dilemma, though.  Being aware of my mortality at a very early age I realized life wou

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Aside From The Obvious (Site / Info)

Rowing Upstream Towards Justice

By Gabriel Gelb On July 20,  the Sunday sermon at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church was delivered by the Rev. Chuck Freeman, an Austin UU minister and half-time executive director of the Texas UU

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Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church - Blog (Site / Info)

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