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Joan Goes to the Stake

It was on this day in 1431 that a girl who had been bothered by visitations from various angels importuning her to raise an army, did so, proved to be a passible general, at least for a bit, was ambus

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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A faith of the faithless that is an openness to love

As I mentioned in a post a few weeks ago, as part of my sabbatical I intended to re-read a couple of Simon Critchley's books. Well, I've just finished his "Infinitely Demanding: Ethics of Commitment,

22 hours ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

religious naturalism Christian Atheism Faith of the Faithless Infinitely Demanding Simon Critchley

CLOUDS OF WITNESSES A Memorial Day Meditation on Abraham Lincoln, the American Republic, and the Great Dream of Human Possibility

CLOUDS OF WITNESSES A Memorial Day Meditation on Abraham Lincoln, the American Republic, and the Great Dream of Human Possibility James Ishmael Ford 29 May 2016 Pacific Unitarian Church Rancho Palos V

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Examples of a dependent-mission church structure

It didn’t take a lot to start a Universalist society in the early days; that is, even as late as 1866, and perhaps a bit later. There aren’t many accounts of how they got started, but reading between

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Rev. Scott Wells (Site / Info)

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"The religion of Christ, but purged of theology and sacraments; a practical religion that would not promise a future bliss, but provide bliss on earth"—Tolstoy

Over the past few days I've been making one of my regular re-reads of Tolstoy's Gospel in Brief but this time using Daniel H. Shubin's translation found in "Leo Tolstoy and the Kingdom of God Within Y

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Your June Flame

Goddess Circle  YARD SALE!    The Legacy Society     Going on vacation?    Pridefest   Clean the Bay Day    Smile!      New Member Orientation      Game Night      Scrapbook   June Birthdays  Jeannine

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Happy birthday, James Bond! Hmm. I Mean Happy Birthday, Ian Fleming!

Ian Lancaster Fleming was born on this day in 1908. He was a journalist and at one time a British naval intelligence officer who turned his hand to spy novels and created one of the great franchises o

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Seneca, from “On the Shortness of Life”

XVI. Those who forget the past, neglect the present, and fear the future live brief and troubled lives. When they reach the end of it, the poor wretches see too late how long they bothered about doing

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meditations, translations (Site / Info)

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Interfaith, international

The Sacred Texts Human Contexts conference was an international conference. I met people who held passports from Canada, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Japan, Turkey, and the Philippines; and peopl

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Religion: people & places Sacred Texts Human Contexts 2016

Critical Approaches to Faith and Environment

The 9 a.m. session on Tuesday, May 24, of the Sacred Texts Human Contexts conference, titled “Critical Approaches to Faith and Environment I,” included presentations by John Fadden, adjunct professor

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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An Important Part of a Larger Whole

A testimonial by UUFP member Mason Moseley. I agree with Rev. Andrew’s message from last Sunday:  I want more than being a member of the “Fellowship of the Peninsula”.  The UUFP has a long history of

3 days ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Happy Birthday, Vincent Price! And, at No Extra Charge: He Reads Poe’s the Raven

Vincent Price was born on this day in 1911, which means he would have been one hundred and five today, except, of course, for the small thing of having died in 1993. In my childhood the master of happ

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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the dangers of all gender restrooms?

It has been a year since the church I serve (First Unitarian Church in Louisville, KY) converted all our first floor restrooms into All Gender restrooms. Since children are more likely to be molested

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UUWF Advocacy Update: A Full Plate

The UUWF issues survey, which was circulated last year, helps guide our social justice advocacy work on behalf of women and girls. We have continued to focus on reproductive justice, economic justice,

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Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation (Site / Info)

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Panel on Environmental Relationships, Environmental Readings

The second Wednesday morning session of the Sacred Texts Human Contexts conference, titled “Environmental Relationships, Environmental Readings” at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25 included presentations

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Theology Ecojustice

DON’T BE A JERK A Review of Brad Warner’s Paraphrase & Commentary of Eihei Dogen

DON’T BE A JERKAnd Other Practical Advice from Dogen, Japan’s Greatest Zen Master Brad Warner New world Library, Novato, 2016 Don’t Be a Jerk has been sitting at my bedside for a couple of months, and

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Oh, Peugeot of Many Names: on authentically using the term “god”

It Is What It Is Despite what many conventionally religious people appear to think, humanism does not exist to annoy the pious. As a matter of fact, some humanists are pious—in both the positive AND n

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Environmental ethics panel

Presenters at the Environmental Ethics session of the Sacred Texts Human Contexts conference at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, were Lyndsey Graves, recent graduate of Boston University School of Theolog

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Assembled Here

This sermon, delivered at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula on May 22nd 2016, was rather unusual.  The service began without hymn books, without a chalice, and without myself or o

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Life's Too Short To Sing The Melody (Site / Info)

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A letter in the Guardian to Jesse Hughes from a fellow Bataclan survivor Ismael El Iraki

The Bataclan Theatre (source) Two weeks after the horrific attacks in Paris on 13th November 2015 I wrote a piece called "In praise of the Eagles of Death Metal and in respectful and grateful memory o

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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