The April UUA Board meeting packet was published today and the changes in congregational status report was longer than usual. Apart from name changes and two congregations becoming “covenanted communi
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Veronika sent a photo of hymn number 736 in Anglican Hymns Old and New, Revised and Enlarged (Great Britain: Kevin Mayhew, 2008). The hymn is titled “The Wolrd Is Full of Smelly Feet.” Of course I tho
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Guest columnist Catherine Carr explores the relationship between religious ceremony and neuroscience. Continue reading Column: The Neurology of Ritual at The Wild Hunt.
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Idaho's senior US Senator still has a National Debt ticker spinning on top his news releases, either a sad remnant of when he used to rail against deficit spending, or a proud tabulation of his party'
I did not watch yesterday's stand-up routine delivered by Donald Trump's Roy Cohn, the current Attorney General of the United States, live yesterday, but did see Judy Woodruff's lead piece on last nig
I was sitting at the kitchen table, and glanced out the windows to the back, and saw a big bird perched right on our deck railing outside. When I moved to get a closer look, s/he flew up to the trees
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A Q&A with Sasha Pimentel | I learned early on that a poet doesn’t start a poem, nor a book, with an idea. Following ideas stunts a poet from following associations in repeating sounds (rhyme, anaphor
Race and Ethnicity in America Literature and the Arts For Want of Water Sasha Pimentel
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The church this morning ready for the evening service Good Friday 2019 Communion Service at the Cambridge Unitarian Church on Emmanuel Road at 6.30pm Click here for directions All people of good-wil
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Today's lesson, number 94 in A Course In Miracles, is "I am as God created me." How could we be anything else? We have forgotten, though, who we are because of the socialization and conditioning we ha
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Unitarian Universalists covenant together to affirm and respect the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part. For more click here.
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Alexa: Is it true that Jesus died for our sins? No, Jesus taught us a better way and His teachings threatened the powers of the day who felt they were disrupting the status quo just like Gandhi, Marti
We must distinguish between serious commitment to social change and the entertainment of noble attitudes. Kindly and seemingly generous attitudes do not suffice to achieve wholeness. Mere attitude can
The photo shows the inside of the loft of the large stone barn at Nääs, Sweden where I visited a few years back. The photo is fuzzy due to being taken in near darkness, but it shows the kinds of frami
The helpers, Jay Singh, 7-Eleven owner gives hungry shop lifting teenager free bag of food in Toldeo, Ohio
The helpers is a regular feature of the UU A Way Of Life ministries blog which appears on Fridays. From The Week, Good News newsletter, 04/18/19 7-Eleven owner shows shoplifter compassion after findin
The Spirit of '76 by Archibald Willard. April 19 is the anniversary of the opening battles of the American Revolution in 1776—Lexington Green, Concord Bridge, and the British retreat to Boston. Liste
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The Passover Seder traditionally ends with the declaration “Next year in Jerusalem!” The ceremony, which celebrates Jews escaping slavery and making their way to the Promised Land, concludes with look
I want to take a moment for a mini-rant on my new “most hated expression.” The fact that we’ve created an acronym for it makes us much more likely to use it and that, to choose an “I Love Lucy” word,
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TWH looks at Beltane celebrations scheduled for the UK. Continue reading Beltane events and happenings in the UK at The Wild Hunt.
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A Zen Priest’s Argument With the Argument from Design A Bit of a Meander on Why I Don’t Believe What I Don’t, and Why I Do Believe What I Do, Concluding with a Call to Something. James Myoun F
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