A recent excavation of a kurgan in Ukraine revealed some unusual findings and possible insight to ritual practices of the peoples of the Eurasian steppe over the course of more than 5,000 years. Conti
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The townspeople have clutched their pearls and fetched their pitchforks to raise hell against the new boogeyman du jour allegedly stomping the horizon. Do we dare speak its name? That boogeyman is . .
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Lesson #284 I can elect to change all thoughts that hurt. There is a difference between denial and forgiveness. Denial doesn’t recognize and acknowledge the problem. Forgiveness recognizes, acknowle
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Pursuing endless wealth is a recipe for obsession, overwork, and a generally miserable life. But poverty is no way to live either. How do you structure your work so that you have both the time and the
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Feel that? Each breath, every inhale, exhale We are living, breathing, connected. We are the whole, complete, beautiful selves that we were born to be. Feel that? In your bones, in your muscles In you
A new petition to stop Disney from trademarking the names of Norse gods such as Loki and Thor gains momentum. Continue reading Petition demands Disney stop trademarking Norse gods at The Wild Hunt.
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Life is getting exciting in the orchard. The other day, a friend noticed an empty nest in the branches of the peach tree. It must have just appeared that day–the Summer Solstice–because I had been spr
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Elaine McArdle Filipino composer and music director at UU Community Church of Santa Monica, California, provides creative direction for UUA General Assembly 2021.
Lesson #283 My true identity abides in You. Neale Donald Walsch, the author of the Conversations with God books, teaches that if you don’t like the word “God” substitute the word “Life.” We can deny
Takiyah Nur Amin Do we who are UUs really believe in the values of our faith enough to enact to them in bold, clear, and unequivocal ways? Continue reading "Coalescing around Whiteness"
Compassion for Campers , the program that provides camping gear and equipment to the McHenry Countyunhoused, is proud to join a new comprehensive service event, Community Empower Shower on Friday, Jun
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This morning I have a helper teaching my kindergarten class at the Clear Spring School and I begin my third day of box making class at the Eureka Springs School of the Arts. My students there are maki
“No storm can shake my inmost calm while to that rock I’m clinging. It sounds an echo in my soul–how can I keep from singing?” -Robert W. Lowry What are the ways you bring calm to your body and/or you
Steve Hassen, a conservative Christian, has written a blog post that explains why conservative Christians should get vaccinated. The blog post is based on a podcast interview with Professor Warren Thr
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TWH Australian correspondent, Josephine Winter, recently caught up with director Helen Browning and spoke with her about the upcoming documentary, "Under a Pagan Sky" Continue reading Interview with H
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Dear UUSS~ This week, we are attending Ministry Days, a three day online gathering for UU ministers and seminarians, followed by 41/2 days of General Assembly, (GA.) Wendy was part of the team that cr
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Senior Youth (grades 9-12) will meet this coming Sunday, 6/27, in person, behind Waters House. Youth should bring masks and folding chairs. Wizarding Camp! All wands at the ready! Monday, 6/28, young
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We will have a variety of options for worship this summer. We will welcome guests, we will be guests with other congregations. We will have live speakers and pre-recorded worship. On July 4, we are gi
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I do not pretend to understand the moral universe; the arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways; I cannot calculate the curve and complete the figure by the experience of sight, I can divine
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