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Things I shared on November 16ths

Old creeps, stop misrepresenting the '60s. It was "Do your own thing", not "Make others do your thing." It was about consent, not coercion, and freedom, not force. - "If you would deny a thing to your

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

In closing yesterday

Devin "Don't have a cow" Nunes' closing statement derided "today's show trial" [sic] and also that they were all going to be next "hiding behind closed doors" to interview "more witnesses." "I hate to

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Ask Alexa - Why do I blame others?

Alexa: My guilt over my sin of separating myself from God and fear of punishment makes me want to blame other people for my unhappiness telling God not to punish me but them for the separation. Is thi

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

Ask Alexa

17 November 2019 Worship Service and Religious Education for Children and Youth

Please join us on Sunday (17 November 2019) at 11:00 AM for “Of the Knowledge of Good and Evil” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell. Religious education classes for children and youth are offered during the 11:00

5 hours ago

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

Worship Religious Education Minister

Adult Religious Education — 17 November 2019

Please join us on Sunday (17 November 2019) at 9:15 AM for our adult religious education classes.  For this Sunday, you have choices: The New UU –Bennett Upton, Facilitator New and not-so-new Unitaria

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

Religious Education

Transgender Day of Remembrance (16 November 2019)

The Shreveport / Bossier area Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) will be happening this Saturday (16 November 2019) at 6:30 PM.  The event will be held at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church (9

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

Events social justice communication

On November 14, 1960, 59 years ago, Ruby Bridges was the first child to be integrated in the Jim Crow South public school system

For more click here. After all these years, almost 60, integration of public schooling is still very problematic, the City of Rochester, NY being a prime example.

6 hours ago

Recognizing Systemic Racism (Site / Info)

Schooling

Labor’s Somber Month—In November We Remember

This 2015 cover of the Industrial Worker was in the continuing tradition "In November We Remember" issues. For many of us November is a melancholy month.   Often slate gray skies silhouette naked tree

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

Industrial Workers of the World Joe Hill Centralia Massacre Haymarket Martyrs labor Mother Jones labor history D.J. Alperovitz Everett Massacre In November We Remember IWW archive

from the innermost self.

Our Clear Spring School semi-annual board meeting began yesterday with out of town board members taking a tour of the CSS campus. Our board members were particularly impressed by our collection of ove

8 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Pride

Pride is a very different thing from conceit. Pride can be the honest joy taken in one’s own accomplishments. There is nothing in the world wrong with praising yourself for a difficult job well done.

10 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Ducks

Yesterday I went for a walk along Charleston Slough in Palo Alto at high tide. It was a gray day, and the light seemed to make the colors of the ducks appear more dramatic than usual. Looking at the d

13 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Bay area, Calif. Palo Alto dabbling ducks diving ducks

Real-time self-impeachment

Day two of the public impeachment hearings the GOP pretended to demand, and now you have to wonder. We did not see it end-to-end, but we did happen to be watching live when THIS JUST IN, the President

20 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Right-Wing Influence on the Unitarian Universalist Liberal-Left Disagreement (Part II)

This is a follow up to part one, which explored the historical tension and relationship of liberal and leftist communities, both in general and within the Unitarian Universalist faith. While there is

23 hours ago

Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

Religion Unitarian Universalism UU unitarian universalist justice UUA racism politics race Sociology protest liberalism free speech right-wing liberal alt-right Antifa leftism fishhook theory horseshoe theory koch brothers left the case against free speech

Column: Riding the Rainbow Wave

Storm Faerywolf writes on the "Rainbow Wave" of out queer politicians in the United States, including transgender Virginia state delegate Danica Roem. Continue reading Column: Riding the Rainbow Wave

23 hours ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Paganism Culture Transgender politics lgbt queer LGBTQ Perspectives Witchcraft opinion Virginia LGBTQ+ rights Danica Roem Rainbow Wave Virginia State House of Delegates

“Aqua es Vida” (Water is Life): Reflections on Volunteering with No More Deaths – Part 1

Reverend Connie Yost reflects on raising awareness around the retrial of Dr. Scott Warren and the criminalization of humanitarian aid.

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Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (Site / Info)

news Advocacy & Mobilizing

My comment at Slate about the myth that John M. Ford's family tried to keep his work out of print

I left this at John M. Ford’s books are being republished, but how did he fall into obscurity?: I was one of Mike Ford's friends and editors, and I want to go on record with this: Martha Fry was extre

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

Madness

A thing that I most despise in modern American culture is the total separation of madness and “sanity,” with so-called sanity as the norm and the goal of all mental health modalities. Sanity, like gen

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PeaceBang (Site / Info)

The Beautiful Miseries

Sermon: Take Courage

as preached at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston, Museum District campus, November 3, 2019 For about ten years I edited “Workers Power,” a monthly column that appeared in the labor ne

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Colin Bossen: Preacher, Writer, Organizer (Site / Info)

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November 15, 1579 Francis David died in a dungeon, a martyr for his Unitarian faith

November 15, 1579 Francis David died in prison as a martyr of the Unitarian faith. David is one of the founders of Unitarianism. You can read more about Francis David by clicking here. Can you imagine

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

UU history

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Did you notice the suggestion box added to the right side-bar of the blog page? You are encojuraged to make use of it if you have ideas about how the blog format and content can be improved or anythin

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

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