Are you getting thrown off-balance by the shocking pronouncements every day from the Trump administration? I have been wrestling with my heart, needing quiet, needing spaciousness to hear, underneath
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Popular UU Answers Can you name the top answer when 800 UUs were asked to: Name a UU’s favourite alternative word for God? Check back at the end of the month to see if your guess falls in the top … Co
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NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. — In late January, the newly created Nature’s Spirit Conference brought together scientists, activists, and spiritual leaders from various religious traditions to raise awarenes
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Y’all, this song brings up the same commentary about aspiration, and the same commentary about cultural appropriation, and the same commentary about gender inclusion, and the same commentary about zip
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Forget converting them ! The goal is to neutralize them by diminishing their enthusiasm. Many people liked Trump because he was (1) wealthy (2) a success at business and therefore (3) beyond corruptio
There are some questions any new Pagan student needs to ask themselves, particularly if they’re asking for a one-on-one teacher.
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Ethical Culture Society, 5th Ave. NYC Yesterday my wife and daughter and I attended the #notmypresident day rally at Columbus Circle in New York City. We joined with thousands of others challenging th
It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me the most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. James Baldwin There is a c
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Prayer can take so many different forms, and that one of those forms is to act as a direct conduit to our conscience, that maybe it’s not so irrelevant
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King Christian of Denmark, Norway and Sweden was in need of the services of a pawn broker. You know how it is . An unexpectedexpense arises, say your 30 year oldrefrigerator goes on the fritz. Mon
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Reality as we generally conceive of it is a world of land and air and gravity. But more of our planet is ocean than land, and many of our world’s beings only know floating in a world of water. It’s ea
Over at Project Gutenberg I stumbled upon S. Yamabe & L. Adams Beck’s translation of the Buddhist Psalms of Shinran Shonin. Shinran Shonin was born into Feudal Japanese nobility in 1173. However, like
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Mike Pence spent his holiday weekend working, to reassure European leaders that we have not gone totally crazy over here. It's a rate equation: does our vice-president have enough fingers to stop all
My WordPress app isn’t working and the kitty (Lenny) on my leg is wicked comfy so just going to do my blogpost on Facebook tonight. I really generally like the WordPress app and do most of my blogging
"Church! Huh! What Is It Good For?" part 1 In 1970, in the midst of the Vietnam war, Edwin Starr made the charts with a protest song: “War (What is it Good For?)” “Absolutely nothing,” was the song’s
Church! Huh! What Is It Good For?
As Pagan and earth-relating members of the larger UU community, we have a unique perspective and a unique role to play in this process of community discernment and discovery.
On Milo Yiannopoulos and Samuel R. Delany, and why child pornography is a real crime, not a thought crime
Yiannopoulos and Delany have similar histories, but because their politics are different, some defenders of one will attack the other for his sexual views. Delany talked about his past here: a convers
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A bit more than a week ago I declared to everyone on Facebook that I would try to expunge Anglo-Saxon epithets from my vocabulary. While I was thinking in the moment of the range of epithets that we E
I tend to overestimate the amount of weight I can comfortably carry. As long as I can stand with the combination of children, backpack, or grocery bags on my body, I do. I decide the discomfort is tem
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