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Water is Life: An Update on the Guapinol Water Defenders

UUSC continues to support the land and water defenders in Guapinol, Honduras.

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Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (Site / Info)

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Stewardship Fellowship Dinners

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firstuunash.org (Site / Info)

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rough work

This morning I've continued working on the box made from a pallet. I've made rough wooden hinges, and  unlike the rest of the pallet, I've identified the wood as being a hardwood, excellent for crafti

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Perception, Wisdom, and Wonder: Closing the Rift Between the Rational and Spiritual

  Perception, Wisdom, and Wonder Closing the Rift Between the Rational and Spiritual Danaan Deneve Weeks Delivered as a sermon at the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles January 22, 2023 I want to t

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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“New” Von Ogden Vogt work in the public domain

Following up on my last article, I went to see if there were liturgical influences from the Free Catholics in the United States. Since there is some overlap with the liturgical portions of Hymns of th

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Rev. Scott Wells (Site / Info)

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Your Code

It’s alright to live by your own code. After A Long Dry Spell, by Tomas Transtromer Tomas Transtromer, a Swedish poet, lived his adult life and created his poetry in post-World War II Europe. When I r

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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It’s Groundhog Day…Again

For many of us, Groundhog Day has become synonymous with breaking patterns and reconsidering old beliefs. What are you willing to give up this year, and what will you retain? The post It’s Groundhog D

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BeyondBelief (Site / Info)

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The Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi—The Father of the Nation is Gone

Mohandas Gandhi--the Mahatma.  The Father of India and icon non-violent passive resistance. 75 years ago, on January 30, 1948 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was shot and killed while on a nightly public w

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

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Spotlight on Traditions: The mythic world of Scythian Paganism

In a Spotlight on Traditions feature, SianLuc Asha Merlyn Heart describes the myths and deities of the Scythian Pagan tradition. Continue reading Spotlight on Traditions: The mythic world of Scythian

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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back on the wheel again.

When I gave up doing pottery in about 1976 to launch my career as a woodworker, I  felt that the clay was in my bones and in my hands to the degree that I could pick it up again.  It was to be "like r

1 day ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Religious Scholarship Class: Leviticus and the Holiness Code, Laws, and Contradictions

Please join UUs and James Carroll as we discuss the second half of Leviticus and the evidence that it has a separate authorship tradition from the other law codes in the bible, including how some of t

1 day ago

Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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Intro to UU

NEW COMERS AND LONG TIMERS WELCOME! Join UUs after service as Rev. John covers a brief history of Unitarian Universalism, the congregation, our Principles, and what it means to be a UU today. This is

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Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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Love Is the Doctrine …

What is the center of our faith? How do we define who we are as Unitarian Universalists? And how is Unitarian Universalism redefining itself? This week, a look at how we express our values and how our

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Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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A Note on the Use of Chairs in Zen Meditation

      A Note on the Use of Chairs in Zen Meditation I have been practicing Zen well past fifty years. My skin is wrinkling. My hair is a different color than it was in my youth and maturity. I’m short

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Weekly Bread #207

Who knew that trees could dance? This one seems to be doing it. Or maybe it is taking a bow after an amazing performance. It reminds me of one of my favorite hymns, “Let it be a Dance.” Video: Ric Mas

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

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Week Three of 30 Days of Love focuses on Healing :: Decriminalization

In this week’s reflection, Side With Love Field and Programs Director Nicole Pressley writes: Cornell West famously reminds us that justice is what love looks like in public. As Unitarian Universalist

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Blog - Side With Love (Site / Info)

lOVE Resists Decriminalization

Andy Jackson —First to President to Call Troops Out Against Strikers

President Andrew Jackson, self-proclaimed friend of the working man, lost no time in ordering out Federal Troops to crush a strike by canal diggers. It had been George Washington ’ s dream first.   An

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

Anti-sectarian, pro-beauty

A recent dip into familiar sources about spirituality led me back to A. Elliott Peaston’s The Prayer Book Tradition in the Free Churches (1964; one-hour loan available from Internet Archive) and parti

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Rev. Scott Wells (Site / Info)

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Bleeding Kansas

On this day in 1861, the State of Kansas entered the United States as a free state, following five years of violent clashes over whether slavery would be legal in the Kansas territory (established on

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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A Pagan Look at the Origins of the Universe

There is only one certain answer to this question: we don’t know. Still, we can explore it and develop partial and tentative answers. They will never be complete answers. But they can be enough to hel

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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