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50 Years After Stonewall, Sex Workers of Color Who Led the Riots Still Haven’t Gotten What They Wanted

By Melinda Chateauvert | This year on the fiftieth anniversary of Stonewall, I won’t be participating in the parties and parades that celebrate a movement for LGBTQ equality. It’s not JOMO (Joy Of Mis

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

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Dancing Before the Altar of God: A Zen Priest’s Smallest Meditation

      “And David danced before the Lord with all his might…” 2 Samuel 6:14 According to the good folk at Wikipedia it was on this day, the 24th of June, in 1374 that a major, maybe the first major out

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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The Children Who Experience Homelessness by Grace Pires

.   “Each year, an estimated 4.2 million youth and young adults experience homelessness, of which 700,000 are unaccompanied minors, meaning they are not part of a family or accompanied by a parent or

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News – Promise the Children (Site / Info)

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A Course In Miracles and Unitarian Universalism - What is your utlimate concern?

From A Course In Miracles T-21.II.8. Be willing, for an instant, to leave your altars free of what you placed upon them, and what is really there you cannot fail to see.  The holy instant is not an in

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

ACIM and UU Ultimate concern

Ask Alexa - Why play the victim?

Alexa: Why do so many people like to "play the victim?" Because it helps them feel in control and they can manipulate people for attention and sympathy and by engendering guilt in them, get them to do

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principles and elements of design...

I'm intrigued by the subject of design enough to make design a regular part of my box making classes for adults. The principles and elements of design are taught in art school, but rarely considered b

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

King Philip’s War—That Time the Indians Almost Won

Attacking a homestead during King Philip's War. On June 24, 1675 King Philip’s Warerupted in New England with the sudden attack on isolated farmsteads in the town of Swansea in Plymouth Colony by a ba

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

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See No Evil

Our best friends are the people who can be honest with us, who we can trust to both know and tell the truth about us. But isn’t it wonderful when people—maybe even those same friends—can overlook our

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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“No Spectators”: a Burning Man exhibition

Pagans have long been drawn to the Burning Man festival and its community, but for many, actually attending the festival has been an unlikely dream. A new traveling Smithsonian exhibit now hopes to br

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Turning Point: Reflections on the Summer Solstice

Ralph Waldo Emerson prophesied, “The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilisation.” The post Turning Point: Reflections on the Summer Solstice appeared first on Nature's S

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Nature's Sacred Journey (Site / Info)

Uncategorized Unitarian environment Summer Solstice James Freeman Clark Ralph W. Emerson

LOVE ENCOUNTERS A WORLD ON FIRE

        LOVE ENCOUNTERS A WORLD ON FIRE The Buddhist & Unitarian Universalist Encounter & A New Universalism James Ishmael Ford Text “Buddhism is now an accepted path within Unitarian Universalist cir

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Worship From General Assembly in Spokane, WA

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June 23, 2019

Prophetic women and men is a regular feature on UU A Way Of Life ministries blog which appears on Sundays. Ruby Sales, public theologian This is from On Being on 06/17/19 Public theologian Ruby Sales

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Burning River Blues

The Cuyahoga River in Cleveland burns in 1969 Note— The river on fire in Cleveland was a wake-up call from the depths of a long era of unfettered industrial pollution of America’s waters and air.   It

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

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A Course In Miracles and Unitarian Universalism - Where is your responsible search for truth and meaning taking you?

From A Course In Miracles: T-21.II.6. Perhaps you do not see the need for you to give this little offering.  Look closer, then, at what it is. And, very simply, see in it the whole exchange of separat

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My Kind Of Church Music ACIM and UU

“The Gadfly Papers”

The controversy around the Rev. Todd Eklof, the minister of the host church for the Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly (UUA GA; #uuaga), is one I never thought I would see. It hinges

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Rev. Scott Wells (Site / Info)

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Ask Alexa: Does God talk to us?

Alexa: Is it true that I can hear God if I am just willing to listen? Yes, God speaks to us all the time, but we are so distracted with worldly concerns that we shut God out and don't hear God's whisp

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Decolonization Lessons from Plants

After spending a week going through soil to remove bittersweet roots, I have been thinking about invasive bittersweet as a visceral metaphor for colonization. Bittersweet comes into an area by seeds o

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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Working Together in Conversational Motion—or why we are more like a wing than a conventional church community

A Boeing 777 READINGS:  WORKING TOGETHER David Whyte from The House of Belonging ©1996 Many Rivers Press We shape our self to fit this world and by the world are shaped again. The visible and the invi

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CAUTE — A free-spirit archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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thinking outside the educational box.

1. For some, the idea of education is that of controlling kids to keep them out of trouble during the school day. 2. For some the idea of education is to pass children through a process providing meas

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)