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Was Black Panther Mentioned In Your UU Congregation Today?

I was going to write another post on what I think Wakanda has to teach Unitarian Universalism, but the longer I’ve thought about it, I need to take a step back. One thing I know is that the Florida sh

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East Of Midnight (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalism Pop Culture Worship white fragility questions UU congregations

A Meditation on Our Broken World, Zen’s Ten Oxherding Pictures, & the Intimate Way

      Mapping Our Spiritual Journey A Meditation on Our Broken World, Zen’s Ten Oxherding Pictures, & the Intimate Way 18 February 2018 Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church Costa Mesa, Californi

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

Religion spirituality Buddhism wisdom mysticism Zen koan Ox-herding pictures perennial religion spiritual technology

Waku, Prince of the Bantu, Marvel's first major black hero

I've noted often that in the 1960s, Marvel was better with race and DC was better with gender. Marvel was better at race in the 1950s too. Their first black character to win cover status and an on-goi

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

comic book heroes of color

UUCF Statement on Gun Violence

You have to be a very new member not to realize getting UUs to agree on anything–literally anything–is a Herculean task. Yet four years ago the congregation came together to write and approve the stat

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uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)


Crow Wants to Know … How Big the Heart Is

Crow’s back, and she has some questions about the limits of love.

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Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)


A religious humanism open to transcendence—a meditation on the word “God” including a wedding address called "The Human Craft of Loving"

The sunflower—the primary symbol of the Czech Unitarians READING Jaraslova Dittrichová in “Czech Unitarianism at the Dawn of the 21st Century” (in “A Global Conversation: Unitarian/Universalism at the

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CAUTE — A free-spirit archeology of morning (Site / Info)

Wittgenstein Address Vaclav Havel A Common Faith John Dewey Czech Unitarians Jaroslava Dittrichová Norbert Fabián Čapek Religious Society of Czech Unitarians

William Wells Brown—Abolitionist, Novelist, Polymath…and Footnote

William Wells Brown in 1847 at the time of the publication of his first book of memois. His life was as compelling as any character her ever created—up from illiterate slavery to international celebri

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

Boston kentucky novelist Civil War Frederick Douglass abolitionism Buffalo New York St. Louis Europe Elijah P. Lovejoy fugitive slave playwright Riverboat Underground Railroad William Wells Brown

sailor's snug harbor

Yesterday my wife and I found our way to Staten Island and visited Snug Harbor, a complex of buildings that had served as a home for retired and disabled seamen and then as a national historic site be

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Under Our Feet

“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” —Henry David Thoreau How do you find the sacred in the literal ground of our being? The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spiritual

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


Fear, Experience, and Becoming Invincible

There’s been a lot of garbage written about fear over the years. People claim fear is only an illusion and they attempt to shame others who are afraid. Sometimes fear is rational. Other times it’s not

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

Paganism Pagan Spiritual practice fear courage polytheism

18 February 2018 Worship Service and Religious Education for Children and Youth

Please joins us on Sunday (18 February 2018) at 11:00 AM for “Willingness and Belief” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell. This week, we continue our focus on World Religions, specifically our Third Source, our S

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

Worship Religious Education Minister

Adult Religious Education — 18 February 2018

Please join us on Sunday (18 February 2018) at 9:15 AM for our adult religious education class. We continue our focus on our third source — “Wisdom of the world’s religions which inspires us in our et

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

Religious Education

Social Justice Nerd

My wife Lanna was joking that me and one her best friends Trisha were social justice nerds for attending the Rebellious Lawyering Conference aka Reblaw at Yale Law School. And, she’s right. I also thi

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)


President’s Day is Monday but…

…this has nothing to do with that. This is just a low-key reminder to bring your pledge card with you to church tomorrow. You can: Place it in the specially marked box for pledges or Put it in the bas

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Changing the World @ the UUFP (Site / Info)

Announcements 2018 Pledge Support

Column: Ancestors of Hope and Purpose in Black History

Many people might wonder why I write so much about the cultural experiences of Blackness on The Wild Hunt. Besides this helping to provide a clear understanding of my own Blackness, it is also a subje

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Paganism Perspectives Black History Month African diaspora Billie Holiday Fannie Lou Hamer Marsha P. Johnson Recy Taylor

Curb Gun Violence Now

To curb Gun shot deaths and injuries we need to change the culture of gun use. At the moment, we stupidly accept mass murders and the sale of guns to murderers. We are the only industrialized country

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News – Promise the Children (Site / Info)

Action Alerts Curb Gun Violence Child Health Care

“Don’t tell me what’s possible. Tell me the truth.”…One Thing Wakanda Has To Tell Unitarian Universalism

There are so many things that Wakanda could tell Unitarian Universalism. This post will talk about one. For those of you who’ve seen “Black Panther”, you will know that the title of this post comes fr

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East Of Midnight (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalism racism race misc. white fragility UU politics UUs of color UU congregations racial minorities

My approach to bullet journaling (maybe some of it will be yours)

I don’t want to become another bullet journal user who blogs about bullet journaling, but the same sorts of questions about “bujo” (as it is mercifully abbreviated) keep popping up among my friends, a

5 days ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)


Thoughts and prayers

The day after the latest school shooting mayhem, I was in the car listening to the radio to hear the regular programming preëmpted by the president's speech. Having more than half my attention on stay

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

On the public domain Superman, plus a free Fleischer Superman for Poser and DAZ

Max Fleischer made Superman fly—literally. Before his Superman cartoons, Superman was limited to running faster than a speeding locomotive and leaping tall buildings with a single bound. But animating

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

Superman public domain characters Poser and DAZ