It got to lunch-time and I knew simply had to clear my head if I was going to have any chance of getting Sunday's address finished so I took a swift walk over to the Cambridge University Botanic Garde
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I’ve recently run across a letter from a young atheist to her religiously devout mom. It’s poignant and well-expressed. See: https://theclosetatheist.blog/2017/03/12/an-open-letter-to-my-mother/ Roger
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“Compassion..gives the person who feels it pleasure even in the very act of ministering to and succouring pain.”-J..B. Mozley, Sermon at Oxford University, 1876 Since writing yesterday’s post, I have
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This Sunday, 3/19 , is our Blessing of the Animals service. All well-behaved animals on leashes or in appropriate enclosures are welcome to join us for worship. Special stuffed animal friends are also
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VOTE YOUR CHOICE BY APRIL 10, 2017 Learn about the voting process for the Youth Observer to the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees here. (Remember, youth vote as a block with their
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I finished this almost a month ago and I only took notes on Finn’s part. The others were pretty good, but I loooove Finn and found his the most interesting by far, so I’m going to talk about that most
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I spent much of this week in a city I deeply love, which is also a place with which I am in the process of becoming something else. “Visitor” doesn’t quite get there, and “stranger” never will . .
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If I were a poet, then I could probably make a poem of this story: Some poems of Derek Walcott, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, appear on the website Poem Hunter. Someone comments on one of t
The Blues, part 2 “When things go wrong, I’d rather just be quiet with it than to feel nothing at all. It can feel good to hurt, or to at least bring the hurt up to the surface enough to get it out th
This seems like a good time to talk about trust. As a financial supporter of the UU Fellowship (or any group you support) you have placed your trust in the leadership to carefully and mindfully use yo
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As an earth-centered pagan, everything I do and experience is built around my sense of place.
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Every now and then I imagine how it could be so different. Word on the internet is that we have a military-heavier, social welfare-lighter budget. I’m dismayed with the HUD cuts. I’m dismayed with the
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In this clip Mick Mulvaney defends cutting programs that provide meals to low income children because he says they have not led to good jobs. He also defends cutting funding for Meals on Wheels becaus
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ENTER THE VISION CONTESTS! 1. Sermon Contest The Canadian Unitarian Council Interconnected Faith Sermon Contest is an opportunity to express your thoughts on any dimension of the CUC Vision and Aspira
Kenny Wiley Two Utterly UU Things made it to the championship round. Will the victor light the chalice or give life the shape of justice?
If you want to promote U.S. job growth, electrifying the CalTrain commuter rail line from San Jose to San Francisco should be high on your list of priorities. CalTrain serves Silicon Valley, one of th
Want to change the world? Let love be your energy. A better world is possible when we're powered by love. Find the love within. And let love be your guide. We are Unitarians.
By Arlene Stein Trump, the presidential candidate, was basically a “paleoconservative.” He adhered to nationalism, free markets, and moral traditionalism. He supported a strident form of anti-immigran
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