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Ask Alexa - What does the phrase, "Interior spiritual life" mean?

Alexa: What does the phrase "interior spiritual life mean?" Interior spiritual life refers to a person's connection with the Higher Power and the interdependent web of all existence.

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

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Many thanks, many things.

I received many wonderful good wishes yesterday on my birthday, including a song from the North of Norway, and a Pablo Neruda poem from friends in Stavanger. The song was recorded by phone lit within

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Jean Dupoirier One of the Unsung Heroes of the Oscar Wilde Story

In March 1898, Oscar Wilde wore out his welcome at another hotel where he had failed to pay his bill. He moved to the Hotel D’Alsace run by Jules Dupoirier. For a debtor in disreputable exile he was a

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Story and Self (Site / Info)

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Every Grain of Sand

“Individually, every grain of sand brushing against my hands represents a story, an experience, and a block for me to build upon for the next generation.” ―Raquel Cepeda What experience of yours would

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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GLBTQIA Rights are Human Rights

It’s great for the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to.recognise this. I hope the rest of the world can soon. Trans rights especially are so important. This court just issued a sweeping LGBTQ vict

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Telling Stories, Finding New Worlds: Gateless Gate, Case 46

    “Master Shih-shuang asked, “How will you step forward form the top of a hundred-foot pole?” Commenting on this, another ancient master said, ‘Even though one who is sitting on the top of a hundred

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Hey, what happened to our deal?

Same old story, everybody who deals with Lord Orange takes it in the shorts sooner or later. Here's news that upset by Trump's Iran waivers, Saudis push for deep oil output cut. "The Saudis feel they

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Twenty-One Years of PAN: An Interview with David Garland

The Pagan Awareness Network inc (PAN) recently celebrated 21 years’ service to Australia’s Pagan community. Our Australian Correspondent Josephine Winter recently sat down with president and founder D

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Daily Bread – Lifestyles

Last night was our first meeting with the new Lifestyles group.  The lifestyles group is composed of people who have finished the 30 week intensive.  We can attend the weekly meetings as long as we wa

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Sermons, Poetry, and Other Musings (Site / Info)

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Re-Learning to Not Speak

There was a poem by Marge Piercy that I responded to when I read it in college. It was called “Unlearning to Not Speak.” (I recalled the title as “Unlearning Not to Speak.”) An excerpt: Phrases of men

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Story and Self (Site / Info)

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my 70th.

This is my 70th birthday, and that's a bit past retirement age for many Americans. As a craftsman, I've known that I'd not make as much money as some, but quality of life is the main thing. Even as an

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

#TurnItUP: “ReVisioning American History,” a Series from Beacon Press (University Press Week 2018)

By Gaytari Patnaik | A little over ten years ago, I found myself mulling over what kind of history books Beacon Press could successfully publish. With the incredible history titles published every yea

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Beacon Broadside: A Project of Beacon Press (Site / Info)

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On the 100th Anniversary of Armistice

On Sunday, November 11, we commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Armistice at the end of the First World War.  We also celebrated Veteran’s Day.  It is a day that held great emotion for many peopl

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spirituwellness (Site / Info)

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Laughing Together

One of the things that binds us most tightly together with those we love is shared laughter, the ways we know to crack each other up that the rest of the world doesn’t understand. What inside joke alw

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Navigating the Mental Health Industry When You also have Mystical Experiences

This is the story of what happened when a bipolar Pagan described their spiritual experiences to a Christian mental health professional. It’s followed by commentary and advice from two licensed counse

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Mr. Jefferson’s Temple

The Jefferson Memorial at dawn. When Franklin D. Roosevelt laid the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial on November 15, 1939 it was just plain good politics.  He was planning to run for re-election

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

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Pet the Kitty

Lenny wants to remind you that you should pet the kitty. Oh, and give treats. Oh, and food. And clean the box of necessities! And pet the kitty.

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Review of the Film “The Happy Prince”

Finally, “The Happy Prince” has come to Michigan. First, I must congratulate Rupert Everett for taking this project on in the first place. Oscar Wilde has inspired an entire industry of books, journal

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Story and Self (Site / Info)

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The NRA’s conundrum

Once upon a time, the National Rifle Association was a leading voice for gun control legislation. Owners and sellers of guns had to register, all receipts had to be available to the police, and the pr

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Pagan Presence at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

TORONTO — From Nov. 1 through Nov. 7, the Parliament of the World’s Religions took place in Toronto, Ontario. Organizers estimated that 10,000 people from 80 countries would attend the event in Canada

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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