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Beauty Giggles

Once or thrice a year I stock up on beauty supplies*.  Today I got my latest order from ULTA. They're very big on the Free Gift with Purchase and all sorts of coupons and deals.** My shampoo came with

7 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Cracked: The Sequel

Chapel Service Baystate Medical Center July 28, 2014 These books on the altar represent the chapel services I did not give and will not have a chance to give: God Got a Dog – about our opportunity and

7 hours ago

irrevspeckay (Site / Info)

Sermons CPE chaplaincy cracked Deena Metzger Jane Hirshfield kintsugi perfect offering volunteering for broken heart Wendell Berry

Co-Existing with Fundamentalist Religion

Last Sunday, as most of you know, Operation Save America disrupted the Sunday Service at the First Unitarian Church of New Orleans. They interrupted the minister who was presiding over a moment of sil

13 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Sunday Services (August 2014)

Services for August 2014 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula theme: “Lost” Arts August 3rd: “The Art of Being Present” The covenant enacted by members of the Fellowship includes

13 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

responsibility community covenant Growth Needs economics presence vocation Sunday Services attachment caring non-action

". . . the readiness to receive is all. Without that what can be given?" — A summer cycle ride with Bugbee and Beethoven

The Raleigh Superbe in Babraham Park Today I took the Raleigh Superbe out for a spin up to Wandlebury, along the Roman Road,  down to Babraham (where I stopped at the George Inn for a pint of shandy)

17 hours ago

CAUTE (Site / Info)

Henry Bugbee The Inward Morning Babraham Beethoven Hipstamatic John Stanmeyer late string quartets Magog Down Opus 135 Raleigh Superbe Roman Road Stapleford Wandlebury

Excruciatingly Neutral

“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”  Elie Wiesel Last week I had the privilege of attending a clergy l

17 hours ago

Losing My Religion...and Keeping Faith (Site / Info)

Religion faith Christianity activism LGBT youth neutrality

Helping the innocent

One of our younger church members needs help... Tyler was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 7. He has what is known as "labile diabetes" which means that he has extreme, volatile fluctuatio

20 hours ago

Pullman Memorial Pastor's Blog (Site / Info)

Scientific Rigor and Spiritual Evolution: The Work of Jeffrey Kripal

This post is part of a summer-long Patheos series on 2014 Religious Trends. This week, the focus is the Spirituality Channel on “Is the Veil Thinning? Time, Consciousness, and Spiritual Evolution” Thi

21 hours ago

Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

Interfaith pluralism mysticism Jungian Spirituality

A summertime analogy for ministerial formation

Summer is at its peak. It’s hot. And for reasons outside your control, the otherwise-reliable power supply has been cut. No air conditioning, and since you don’t know when it’s going to come back (it

1 day ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

ministerial formation Liminal places

The Last Day Of Vacation

Tomorrow I head back to the office. So today? I didn't set an alarm, but didn't sleep the day away, either. There was delicious coffee. I encouraged some small household projects into happening. I loo

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Rev. Dawn Cooley with a new twist on an Old Question

Today I am welcoming the Rev. Dawn Cooley to the Lively Tradition.  Dawn is the minister of the First Unitarian Church of Louisville, KY.   Is Unitarian Universalism a Christian denomination? Some say

1 day ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Just Because You’re Paranoid, Doesn’t Mean You’re Wrong (on the Death of Eric Garner and Emmett Till)

July 25th, had he lived, would have been Emmett Till’s 73rd birthday. July 17th, had he lived, would have been just another day in 43-year-old Eric Garner’s life. Both of their deaths show the ability

1 day ago

East Of Midnight (Site / Info)

Uncategorized race paranoia Emmett Till Eric Garner reparations

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

2 days ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

prayer Daily prayer

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

2 days ago

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

2 days ago

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

2 days ago

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

2 days ago

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

2 days ago

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

2 days ago

About Our Inherent Worth (Site / Info)