Serendipitous is a long word, but useful as it suggests flexibility and direct response to changing circumstances. It may be irksome to some teachers to have interruptions as they are trying to delive
By Andreas Karelas | Based on the latest findings of positive psychology research, I suggest that, in order to address climate change, we need to cultivate different values—values that place a greater
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Lesson #227 This is my holy instant of release. It is funny how we make things up thinking that our willfulness can gain us anything real separated from our Source. Once we see this behavior for wha
Today is the 51st anniversary of Earth Day and as is our custom we celebrate with verse. We are featuring three very different poemsnew and old. Baron Wormser was born in 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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Yesterday I introduced my Kindergarten students to making tops. Each made one and then of course wanted to make more to share with their families. I have a small drill press set up for making wheels a
Floating like a silver raft in space, and we see the face of our planet anew. We relish the view; We witness its round green and brilliant blue, Which inspires us to ask deeply, wholly: What can we do
In recent years scientists have begun measuring the strength of the Gulf Stream in the Atlantic and have found it to be weakening, which has implications for how other environmental systems could be a
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The UUA acknowledges the unprecedented guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin and recommits to working in solidarity with Black leaders and organizers for accountability and justice. Continue re
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Yesterday, I prepared a mix of kaolin clay and water, and sprayed all the branches of the peach and cherry trees in our little orchard. This is an organic solution to curculio insect pests, among some
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Lesson #226 My home awaits me. I will hasten there. Now that we know we have a choice between the world of the ego and the world of Spirit, what are we waiting for? The things of the ego always even
The freedom to be tomorrow what we are not today: “The newer testament—the Gospel according to this moment”—Becoming “Free Spirits” and “Archeologists of Morning”
Back in July 2016 I gave a talk at the “Sea of Faith” Annual Conference in which I tried to explore just what it is that I'm trying to do week by week, not only for members of the Cambridge Unitarian
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Emi Mahmoud at the Individual World Poetry Slam Championships. When this blog first took notice of Emi Mahmoud for our National Poetry Month series in 2016 she was a Yale senior who was bornin Darfur
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“Caint no one know at sunrise, how this day is going to end. Caint no one know at sunset if the next day will begin.” -Sweet Honey in the Rock, from “Spiritual,” lyrics by Ysaye M. Barnwell What are y
The economy is booming and many people are making party plans for when the Covid-19 pandemic is over. Only they’re not waiting for the pandemic to be over. Season 2 of the Roaring 20s is starting now,
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Tuli Patel May we be with one another in solidarity and struggle. Continue reading "This Mutual Struggle"
I don’t know about you, but I’m relieved that the jury in the Derek Chauvin trial took less than a day to reach a verdict of guilty on all counts. This was such a clearcut case of murder. But you know
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Today I introduced the lower elementary students at the Clear Spring School to the new work bench to be used in their classroom. Grady made a sloyd trivet. He didn't know or care what a sloyd trivet w
But the struggle for justice continues.