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How the rabbi missed Yom Kippur services

Another in a series of stories for liberal religious kids. Source and notes at the end. This is a story about Rabbi Israel Salanter, who lived in Lithuania in the 1800s: It was Yom Kippur, the holiest

2 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Religious Education Judaism

The UN, the UUA and Empowering Women

It’s unbelievable that in developing countries, one in every three girls is married before reaching age 18. Sexual Rights are the ability to make your own decisions about partners, privacy, and protec

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Making the art you most want to see

There’s a passage in the novella “Seymour: An Introduction” by J. D. Salinger, advice from Seymour to his younger brother, Buddy, a writer, advice with which I have an ambivalent relationship. It has

9 hours ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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Shunryu Suzuki on Breathing

When we practice zazen (Zen meditation) our mind always follows our breathing. When we inhale, the air comes into the inner world. When we exhale, the air goes out to the outer world. the inner world

11 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Photos from a walk across Grantchester Meadows and then on to Byron's Pool and Trumpington Meadows

This morning I went for a walk across Grantchester Meadows and then on to Byron's Pool and Trumpington Meadows (the latter, though pretty enough, is horribly blighted by the overwhelming roar of the M

1 day ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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RE NEWS

RE NEWS By Joanne Dingus We covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person. We all know this as our first principle. In fact, it’s the one that most of us remember over

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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No Bingo Win for First Presidential Debate

Just before the first Presidential Debate 2016 on Monday night, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) produced a bingo card to fill out over the 90-minute program. This is something they

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Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation (Site / Info)

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What’s Next in the Ministerial Search Process….

Thank you to all who have taken the time to complete our survey; there’s still time to fill out a survey if you haven’t done so already. Use this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M7DWDQ8. Thank yo

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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How Can You Say You Love Me?

The Rabbi Jeffrey Summit [of Tufts Hillel] tells a Hasidic story of the rabbi who watches two Russian peasants drinking together at an Inn. The first asks, “Boris, do you love me?” His friend replies,

1 day ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Went to See Hell or High Water. Liked it. Quite a bit.

When I was young my grandmother would tell me as someone raised in Missouri she knew the James “boys” were good men ground under by the railroads and the banks. Jesse was just standing up to what we t

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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He Got the Optimism, Not the Humility

Going Into Labor, part 3 The story of George Pullman is of particular salience to us Unitarian Universalists. This story -- the story of the industrialist who owned an entire town, ruled over it, spar

2 days ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Going Into Labor

Margret’s Musings: October 2016

In the Center, Beneath It All During August, I finally convinced a few people to humor my curiosity and move the carpet from the center of the worship space in the Great Hall, exposing the yin-yang sy

2 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

news Circles - Highlights Margret's Musings

Soup Kitchen News

Our team of Soup Kitchen volunteers joins together monthly to provide a healthy, nutritious lunch for folks who attend the Salvation Army luncheons. During the summer, we provided our chili soup and s

2 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Religion in the Future – October 22nd

Hudson-Mohawk UU Cluster Leadership Day Saturday, October 22, 2016 – 9:00 am to 3:30 pm First UU Society of Albany The UU congregations of the Hudson-Mohawk Cluster (Albany, Glens Falls, Kingston, Sar

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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EBWA Program: October 27

Expanding Options at the End of Life: Changing the Law to Allow for Medical Aid in Dying in New York State Join Evening Branch of the Women’s Alliance (EBWA) on October 27th to hear Corinne Carey, New

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

news Circles - Highlights Evening Branch Women's Association (EBWA)

Early autum colour at Fen Ditton

This morning Susanna and I took a nice slow and relaxing walk to Fen Ditton by way of Midsummer Common and Stourbridge Common. It was bit overcast and grey but the hints of autumn added subtle and ple

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Many Voices Reading Circle-November 2016 Book Selection

The Many Voices Reading Circle will meet at the home of Sally Cummings on November 17 at 7:30 p.m. Please call Sally at 201-816-8841 for directions. The book selection is: Kind of Kin, by Rilla Askew.

2 days ago

Blog – Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palisades (Site / Info)

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Why the Bible Matters to Unitarian Universalists

Why the Bible Matters to Unitarian Universalists

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Rev. Sam Trumbore (Site / Info)

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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

2 days ago

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)

Unitarian Universalism Sermons Religion and Spirituality #blacklivesmatter Sharps War