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bridges and color wheels.

Yesterday in the wood shop at the Clear Spring School, we tested student bridges to see if we could break them by applying weight. The weight was applied by standing on them. The maximum weight was ap

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Oak Leaf Rainbow

I seem to be writing on trees these days.  This morning, I happened to notice this photo I took a month ago, rainbow colored leaves of the white oak.  I want to share it just because it is beautiful.

3 hours ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

spirituality beauty leaves Awake to Earth trees White Oak

Ask Alexa: How does a person achieve bliss in his/her life?

Alexa - How does a person achieve bliss in his/her life? There are many ways and in the Unitarian Universalist tradition bliss is achieved by covenanting with others to affirm and promote seven princi

3 hours ago

UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

Ask Alexa

My Kind Of Church Music - Homeward Bound, Paul Simon and Willie Nelson

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

My Kind Of Church Music

Religious Liberalism Flowered in Poland but Driven into Exile

Krakow--Cracovia--in the late 16th Century during the rule of Magnate John Saieninius. On November 17, 1599 the Polish magnate John Saieninius, the ruler of Krakow, after listening carefully to a deba

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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Annotated Prison Writings and an Oscar Wilde What If?

Recently I started reading The Annotated Prison Writing of Oscar Wilde edited by Nicholas Frankel. It reminded me of what led me on my Oscar’s Ghost journey to begin with: my fascination with Wilde’s

4 hours ago

Story and Self (Site / Info)

literature Oscar Wilde Books and Reading


One of the hard parts of being an adult is that you don’t get to have that lovely experience of being carried, safe in the arms of someone who loves you. And yet those who have loved us continue to ca

4 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)


18 November 2018 All-Ages Thanksgiving Worship and Feast

Please join us on Sunday (18 November 2018) at 11:00 AM for our annual all-ages Thanksgiving service, communion ritual, and feast — “Finding Gratitude” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell. As we do each year, we

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

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Our Whole Lives Grades 10-12 Sexuality Education Parent Orientation (26 November 2018)

NOW (National Organization for Women) Shreveport – Bossier and All Souls in partnership are offering a parent / caregiver orientation for the Our Whole Lives (OWL) comprehensive sexuality education cu

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

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What to do with racist dead white men

Should we repudiate dead white men who made racist comments? To make it a Unitarian Universalist question: Theodore Parker was an abolitionist. But as has been documented by Mark Morrison-Reed and oth

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)


No 18 November 2018 Adult Religious Education Class

No 9:15 AM adult religious education class this Sunday (18 November 2018) due to preparation for our annual Thanksgiving worship service and potluck. Our 9:15 AM adult religious education class will r

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

Religious Education


As organizations prosper and grow beyond the initial phase when they most resemble the founders and the group of people assembled to promote their vision, they proceed to have as their primary purpose

10 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Early Thanksgiving

I’m planning to do Thanksgiving on Wednesday so we can have friends visit. I’ve heard a lot of friends have friendsgiving for the same reason. And I support any holiday that involves being thankful, f

11 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)


Defined, Yet Porous

Welcome the Stranger, part 2 We are here to be in service to something. It need not be vertical. When we speak of a higher authority, or a deeper truth, these are vertical metaphors: up to the higher,

14 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

radical hospitality

Column: Pop Culture Witchcraft and the Queer Shadow

Pagan Perspectives Today’s column comes to us from Storm Faerywolf, whose column covers the intersection of Paganism and queer identities. Storm is a professional author, experienced teacher, visionar

17 hours ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Oak Leaves

In the spring, I learned that acorns of the white oak were less bitter–and were more widely used for food–than those of the red oak.  At that time, I was walking through thousands of acorns in our nei

20 hours ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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“History Teaches Us To Resist”

On the other side of Election Day, many systems of oppression remain in place, but there are also signs of movement and progress: “At least 100 women won House races, with 35 women newly elected to th

21 hours ago

Carl Gregg (Site / Info)


For the sake of empire, what must we do, an easy breath together, love actually

Heather Christensen A weekly roundup of blogs and other user-generated web content about Unitarian Universalism

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UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

Sunday, November 18 ~ Thanksgiving Service

“ Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. …  It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.  Gratitude makes sense of our

1 day ago

Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)


Shall this too pass?

The ten thousand things emerge from the Tao and return to the Tao. It seems, with distance, all like a dream. The interdependent web waxes and wanes; like the tide of the ocean it comes in and goes ou

1 day ago

UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

Tao Te Ching Principle 7 interdependent web