Updates

All updates


Displaying 1-20 of 2214 results.

The First English Colony in North America Was Not the One You Think

  Fishermen from Holland, Portugal, Normandy, and England put ashore at St. Johns in seasonal camps to dry, salt, and store the cod bounty from the Grand Banks for decades before a colony was official

2 hours ago

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

Canada Alcock and Brown cod First English Colony Grand Banks Guglielmo Marconi John Cabot Seven Years War Sir Humphrey Gilbert St. John's Newfoundland & Labrador

The Wrong Medicine

*trigger warning – this piece includes reference to my experience with sexual violence. Watching the situation surrounding Governor Andrew Cuomo unfold, I keep coming back to the very powerful sense t

3 hours ago

spirituwellness (Site / Info)

sexuality bodies Women's rights Gender Liberation Male Identity masculinity Sexual Violence

Rhythm

“Do not fear agitation, for agitation is the rhythm of life itself; to be put into motion, to be stirred” -Rev. Tania Márquez Feel some rhythm today. Sense the beat of a drum in some music–whether or

5 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

Uncategorized

It’s Not My Job To Educate You (except it kinda is)

I will answer questions asked in good faith all day long. The moment I see sea lioning or other games, I’m gone. It’s my job to educate those who want to learn. I’m not here for anyone’s juvenile ente

5 hours ago

John Beckett (Site / Info)

Pagan community Education politics polytheism trolls good faith

COVID Task Force

The COVID Task Force was appointed by the Board of Trustees to help guide the church through the pandemic. The COVID Task Force (CTF) members provide All Souls with a variety of professional experienc

14 hours ago

BeyondBelief (Site / Info)

Practice & Voice BeyondBelief COVID 19 COVID Task Force

Author introduces new, lushly-illustrated board book featuring Norse deities

Author Jennifer Hartman's latest project seeks funding to produce a second children's book featuring Norse deities. Continue reading Author introduces new, lushly-illustrated board book featuring Nors

17 hours ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Paganism news children's books living U.S. Canada World Norse gods Norse traditions children's literature Jennifer Hartman Pagan Kids Old Mother Frost Who Is That in the Sky?

The Empty and the Open: Pointers on the Zen Way in a Real World

  THE EMPTY & THE OPEN Jan Seymour-Ford Senior Dharma Teacher, Empty Moon Zen I’ve been in a very quiet, dark, empty-handed place for a while in my practice, and in my life. So here’s what I’ve been t

23 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

Uncategorized

Facing a Tsunami of New Homeless McHenry County Agencies Stick Finger in the Dike

Missouri Democratic Representative Cori Bush camped out with other activists on the Capitol steps to get Congress to extend a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures. A new wave of homelessness is ab

1 day ago

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

Tree of Life UU Congregation Illinois McHenry County Homeless Compassion for Campers eviction moratorium Community Empower Shower Gov. J.B. Pritzker Rep. Cori Bush

Form

A bar of clay given to a child has a particular form, but where it ends up is anybody’s guess. Imagination becomes tangible as hands mold the clay. How can you open yourself to being molded by things

1 day ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

Uncategorized

Algae blooms, high temperatures, and exotic species stress marine life

The past month has shown a spotlight on the challenges and serious problems facing the waterways and oceans of U.S. Continue reading Algae blooms, high temperatures, and exotic species stress marine l

1 day ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Paganism climate change news living U.S. Witchcraft World Manatee Save the Manatee The Environment algae blooms goldfish Karenia brevis manatee deaths red tides

Yasodhara: The Forgotten Story of the Buddha’s Wife

Growing up in a theologically conservative congregation in South Carolina, I was taught that there was only one right way to be religious, and conveniently, it was ours. All other paths—including many

1 day ago

Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

Uncategorized

Plans for Religious Education

Plans are well underway for the upcoming RE year! We’ll be offering K/1/2 OWL, 5/6 OWL, and 8/9 OWL (Our Whole Lives sexuality education) as well as some familiar and some new-to-us curricula! We also

1 day ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

Religious Education Blog Blogs & Highlights

What is it about Unitarian Universalists and Social Justice? by Reverend Tom Capo

                            Unitarian Universalists exhibit a high degree of theological and philosophical diversity—with Atheists, Agnostics, Buddhists, Humanists, Pagans, Christians, Jews, searchers

1 day ago

The Human Spirit (Site / Info)

Rest in Power, Bob Moses

The Civil Rights Movement has lost another great one. Radical educator, global-minded activist, MacArthur genius fellow. On July 25 at age 86, Bob Moses joined the ancestors. While we’re heartbroken a

1 day ago

Beacon Broadside: A Project of Beacon Press (Site / Info)

activism Race and Ethnicity in America Progressive Education Helene Atwan Beacon Press News Beacon Staff Jay M. Gillen Radical Equations Robert Moses

Mid-Week Message Aug. 3, 2021

1 day ago

firstuunash.org (Site / Info)

Blogs announcement From the Office Minister's Musings Mid-Week Message News Files

Guest Post: Family Wellness During the Pandemic: Let’s Get Back to Normal

    Guest post by Grinil Khanna with AuX Family Dynamics.     We used to have a routine. Wake up, get the kids ready, take the kids to school, hustle to work in traffic, answer to the boss, rush back

1 day ago

News – Promise the Children (Site / Info)

Health Insurance Childcare Child Health Care

Ships Passing in the Night —Columbus and the Jews of Spain

Columbus kissing the ring of his patroness Queen Isabella of Spain while he co-monarch King Ferdinand and a Catholic Bishop look on as he prepares to depart the port of Palos in an illustration suppor

2 days ago

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

new world Carib genocide Christopher Columbus Edict of Alhambra Expulsion of Jews Ferdinand II of Aragon Inquisition Queen Isabella I of Castile Reconquista Spain

Spiritual Warfare and the Need for a Pagan Worldview

There is conflict in the spirit world. The stories of our ancestor say there is. Our contemporary experiences say there is. It’s not World War III and it’s certainly not the Christian apocalypse. But

2 days ago

John Beckett (Site / Info)

Pagan spiritual warfare polytheism Foundations and Context Mat Auryn worldview

First Lines

Sometimes, the hardest lines to write are the first ones–there is so much pressure on those first few words to bear the weight of everything that follows them. Sometimes, it is helpful just to get som

2 days ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

Uncategorized

Pagan Community Notes: Week of August 2, 2021

In this week's Pagan Community Notes: a new guide for Pagan ministry, Saturn conjunction, Hekatean community survey, and more news. Continue reading Pagan Community Notes: Week of August 2, 2021 at Th

2 days ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Paganism Cherry Hill Seminary news law U.S. TWH Features Pagan Community Notes Witchcraft World The Wild Hunt Wicca occult Astronomy Salem Witch Trials Holli S. Emore Human Rights Council of the United Nations Constellated Ministry: A Guide for Those Serving Today's Pagans Hannah Elizabeth Fofana Hekatean Community Demographic Survey National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Okeanos Explorer Sacred Harvest Festival 2021 The Field Tarot