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A recording of the Service of Mindful Meditation, a pdf of the order of service & an introductory video

I post below a link to a representative recording of the Sunday Morning Service of Mindful Meditation used by the Cambridge Unitarian Church which, until the beginning of lockdown in March 2020 was th

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CAUTE — Making Footprints Not Blueprints (Site / Info)

Cambridge Unitarian Church Mindfulness Meditation

Unhook from the supply chain...

This year supply chain problems will severely impact the delivery of mountains of Christmas time toys and stuff. That will likely impact for additional months to come, the volume of broken stuff deliv

8 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Shoemakers and Coopers Lead the Way—First Colonial Workers to Organize

A typical Colonial shoe shop--a Master, journeymen, or possibly an apprentice.  Every shoe or boot made by hand with minimal tools and a small investment in leather.  Cobblers required much less capit

9 hours ago

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

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Thank You, D. T. Suzuki

      Teitaro Suzuki was born today, the 18th of October, 1870. (The Wikipedia bio mistakenly lists his birthday as a month later) He died in 1966 at 95 widely celebrated for his critical part in the

12 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Praise

“Dear God, you are the between-spaces of our lives. Where one hand reaches to touch another, you are there. Where eyes meet across the crowd and confusion and find understanding, you are there. Where

16 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

Meditations

You Are What You Love

Have you ever noticed that people look like their dogs?  Some folks are yappy and high strung.  Others are mellow and always ready for a belly rub.  Somehow temperament gets imprinted on physiognomy. 

20 hours ago

REVOLUTIONARY SPIRITS: Faith, Politics, Opinion (Site / Info)

Danish national museum unveils “dream find” gold hoard

An astounding gold hoard from the Iron Age has been discovered near Jelling, Denmark, and includes a bracteate amulet that potentially has a link to a myth featuring Odin. Continue reading Danish nati

22 hours ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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BLOOD-STAINED EDEN: A Meditation on Despair and Hope and Our Human Condition

      BLOOD-STAINED EDENA Meditation on Despair and Hope and Our Human Condition James Ishmael Ford A Sermon 17 October 2021First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles We’re running up to a terrible anniver

22 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Oneness: You’re included in the magic

You know this feeling of Oneness —it is rare, fleeting, but also reassuring, comforting, and keeps us moving forward. The post Oneness: You’re included in the magic appeared first on BeyondBelief.

22 hours ago

BeyondBelief (Site / Info)

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Mourning the Past

In this sermon I consider how we might re-imagine mourning the past.

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Colin Bossen (Site / Info)

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Letting Go

We all know that endings and beginnings are a part of life, and yet change often leaves us with feelings of grief and loss. Join me in exploring the complexity of emotions that comes with times of tra

1 day ago

Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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Weekly Bread #142

We tried a new hike this week, an 11 miler with 1500+ elevation gain. It wore me out but it was worth it. It is always satisfying to accomplish something really hard that you really want to do. It was

1 day ago

Sermons, Poetry, and Other Musings (Site / Info)

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Magic Happens!

Yesterday, I wrote, concerning my search for my matrilineal ancestor Marie-Madeleine: “Why do I write about it here? I’m putting some magic out into the universe, hoping that some kind of thunder migh

1 day ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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five or six Ds.

When a student in Pestalozzi's school was told to look at a picture of a ladder, the child asked, "why should I look at a picture when there's a real ladder in the shed?" "We don't have time to go out

1 day ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

The 23rd Street Fire—FDNY’s Worst Day Until 9/11

The body of one of 12 FDNY firefighters killed is removed through the 23rd street drugstore entrance of the deadly fire.  Fifty-five years ago, on October 17, 1966 members of New York Fire Department

1 day ago

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

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We Owe Toxic Ancestors Nothing

We give honor to those who are worthy of honor. If someone was abusive in life, they are unworthy of honor in life or in death. If honoring a problematic ancestor causes you stress and suffering, don’

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Love

“May we call forth from each other vitality and tenacity. May love rest in us. May justice live through us. May we have the touch to call others back to life and love, justice and peace. May we sing b

1 day ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

Meditations

Online All-Ages Worship (17 October 2021)

Please join us on Sunday (17 October 2021) at 11:00 AM “The Enemy of the Good” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell. Our service will be livestreamed on Facebook Live here. Watch for our weekly email announcements

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

Worship video Minister

Opinion: Labels, Names, and Magical Community

Storm Faerywolf writes on the power of names, labels, and personae - and especially of "Queer," a magical name for an entire community. Continue reading Opinion: Labels, Names, and Magical Community a

1 day ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Thunder Magic

I woke to a crash of thunder about 7 a.m. this morning, with a driving rain pounding against the wall and window near the head of my bed. What a beautiful sound to start the day! The rain only lasted

2 days ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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