Terence Alan Milligan, better known to many as Spike, was born on this day in 1918. A founding member of the Goon Show, he is generally credited as central influence on the young men who would create
When I take seriously the interconnected web of all existence, when I begin to try to experience it, I also come face to face with my own attachment to separation. There is more to awakening than a my
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Pivoting from the Unitarians, and looking forward to Maundy Thursday. I’ll go into the Universalist laws of fellowship (and how they changed) later, but suffice it to say now that state conventions, p
Our society treats women as second class citizens. Objectification in the media constantly barrages us with the message that women are primarily sexual objects. Our failure to prevent sexual assault,
Carol took this photo of last night’s lunar eclipse, just as the earth’s shadow had covered all but the tiniest sliver of the full moon. The moon was partly obscured by the faintest of cloud cover — t
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I am not an especially crafty person--my hands are not skilled at transforming what is in my mind or in my vision to the situation in front of me. I cannot paint or draw, can only sew straight lines,
2. The Second World Because of the strife in the First World, First Man, First Woman, the Great-Coyote-Who-Was-Formed-in-the-Water, and the Coyote called First Angry, followed by all the others, climb
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Whilst out on a long ride on the Pashley Guv'nor on Monday I stopped off to take a look at the Cemetery Chapel at Ickleton. It was a lovely spring day and a splendid place to stop and spend an hour re
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The Greater New Orleans Unitarian Universalist cluster gathered in an oak -filled park on Sunday to celebrate Earth: Our Deep Home Place. As Earth Day approaches, I share with you a meditation, my inv
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Consider this. Here in New York, we have emerged from what was a particularly cold winter, and especially a particularly snowy winter. But the winter we had here this year was nothing like the winters
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explore-blog: Madeleine L’Engle on creativity, writing, censorship, and the art of disturbing the universe – spectacular read.
Genderqueer Chicago: Spirituality and Religion: A Safer Space Discussion: projectqueer: While...
smartgirlsattheparty: huffingtonpost: Experts told this artist her dream was impossible. It’s a good thing she didn’t listen. Smart Girl Pioneer / Adventurer / Smartist Alert!
skinnerhousebooks: sevenand5: "We are the certain and the seeking, the lifers and the newcomers, the beloved and the broken hearted, the insiders and the rejected, all of whom have found a home in the
"A study, to appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the academic journal Perspectives on Politics, finds..."
“A study, to appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the academic journal Perspectives on Politics,...
(churches) have been classified as voluntary associations: they depend in principle upon voluntary membership and voluntary contributions. The collection plate in the Sunday Service is sometimes objec
“The world is new to us each morning — that is the Lord’s gift, and we should believe we are reborn each day.” - The Baal Shem Tov
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No, this is not a holiday I invented for me… Among the ancient Romans, as I understand, the whole month of April was dedicated to the celebration of female deities in a season generally focused on fec
The Armenian genocide began in 1915, so in anticipation of the centennial, I’m reprinting this witness — towards the end of the genocide — from the April 15, 1922 issue of the Universalist Leader. (I’
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