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Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop...

My colleague, the Rev. Cynthia Landrum, has written an essay on the water controversy in Detroit. She grew up in the Detroit area and her parents live there, so she is not an outsider. She now serves

2 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

A Sign from the Past, a Sign for the Future

I’ve been asked to read the manuscript for a new book about the formation of convert Zen in the West and its principal personalities, and, to write an afterword. As I’m reading I found an interesting

4 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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The New Testament and Psalter is in

I wrote about a New Testament with psalter I ordered; it arrived last Wednesday. It could be worse. I can imagine furtive looks about the “faith sharing” helps, and I might agree with you. But they’re

5 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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Circle Round for Freedom

The opposite of liberal religion is not conservative religion. It is fundamentalism – the deep certainty that there is only one truth and only one way of knowing that truth. As a liberal religion, Uni

12 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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When Summer Finally Comes

Please, cold front, come. Threatening clouds tease us, and those six hot drops of rain aren't what we're looking for, either.

12 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Macedonia, Ohio, to Joliet, Ill.

I got up at 6:30 and went to the gas station across the street from our motel to buy a newspaper. They stocked three, and I got a copy of each — the Akron Beacon Journal, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, a

13 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Living With Guns: My Commentary Published in July 13 Sunday Eunice News

As a military chaplain, I prayed over too many people who were murdered by their spouses, lovers, or friends. I know first hand that guns don’t kill people. People kill people. People with guns kill t

21 hours ago

About Our Inherent Worth (Site / Info)

What Should We Think About Death? A Humanist Public Service Message Narrated by Stephen Fry

Post by British Humanist Association.

22 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Mother of Exiles

Today marks the one hundred and sixty-fifth birthday of the American poet Emma Lazarus. I’ve said this before, but I believe it worth repeating. There are a tiny handful of documents that sing to the

23 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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An Auspicious Beginning

Some people start their ministerial internships writing learning agreements, figuring out the copier and the coffee maker, and meeting absolutely everyone. Others start their ministerial internships w

23 hours ago

Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

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scarykeion: kelbebop: Alas, poor Yorick. You were glam as...

scarykeion: kelbebop: Alas, poor Yorick. You were glam as fuck. THIS IS IN IAMBIC PENTAMETER

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RevSean (Site / Info)

On Being Fat, Brown, Femme, Ugly, and Unloveable -

On Being Fat, Brown, Femme, Ugly, and Unloveable -: I have become anti-romance because I cannot be...

1 day ago

RevSean (Site / Info)

Cis Researchers Get Rich While Their Trans Subjects Starve

Cis Researchers Get Rich While Their Trans Subjects Starve: odofemi: Some group of researchers just...

1 day ago

RevSean (Site / Info)

creese: Shepherd - oil on canvas by Michael Creese

creese: Shepherd - oil on canvas by Michael Creese

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RevSean (Site / Info)

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RevSean (Site / Info)

Irony (Is a Form of Love) A Triolet

Irony is a form of love— Yes, it appears to be snark, But old saws need a shove. Irony is a form of love Because loose talk of stars above Long ago jumped the shark. Irony is a form of love— Yes, it a

1 day ago

Theopoetics (Site / Info)

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Universalist Register 1912: Dining with the Universalists

The 1912 copy of the Universalist Register I wrote about had illustrations and advertising in the back. Such fun. One of the images was of one of the locations of the Universalist Publishing House, th

1 day ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

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A Grand Day Out

Behold, my mother.  One of my very favorite people in the whole wide world, and not just for that whole giving birth to me thing. She's smart, hilarious, and has learned how to do so many things. Many

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Elif Shafak's Forty Rules of Love: Rumi and Shams

Layla and Majnun at School, Persian Painting, 15th Century, Courtesy of the British Museum          Elif Shafak is a captivating novelist and one of the foremost cosmopolitan Turkish writers. Her rece

1 day ago

Mediterranean Wisdom (Site / Info)

Fredonia, N.Y., to Macedonia, Ohio

We had a short drive today because we are visiting relatives this afternoon and evening. We got an early start, and as we were driving along we realized that it was a perfect beach day: hot, but not t

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips