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Looking Back

We finally have someone to clean our house today, after no one since COVID. (A true blessing for those of us allergic to dust.) So I am in the basement, where I have an office filled with old papers t

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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firstuunash.org (Site / Info)

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Deconstructing the US’s Privilege of Forgetting Its Role in Central American Crises

A Q&A with Aviva Chomsky | The United States has tried to remake Central America in its own (US) interests and in the interests of US corporations, time after time. During the 1970s and 80s, Central A

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

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A Course In Miracles Workbook Lesson #282 - I will not be afraid of love today.

  Lesson #282 I will not be afraid of love today. People are afraid of love because it means they have to give up their ego and it is that surrender to unconditional love without boundaries, limits, t

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

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Sometimes I Call it the Great Empty: A Mind Bubble on Zen in the West

  Jan & I are on a drive across the country. We’d not allowed enough time and find ourselves more on the road than gawking at things. But, this has its charms, as well… As we were winding our way from

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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The GI Bill—the Steroids that Bulked Up the White Middle Class and Left Blacks Behind

President Franklin Roosevelt passes a pen used in signing the GI Bill in 1944. Note —If you want an example of how deeply engrained White privilege has benefited millions while largely excluding Black

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

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Structured Rituals vs. Free-Flowing Rituals

Is it better to structure rituals carefully or just go with the flow? There are advantages and disadvantages either way. If it doesn’t matter where you’re going, any path will do. If you need a specif

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Breaking Bread

“Let us give thanks for the interdependent web that brought food to our tables, for the spirits that gave of themselves so that we might eat, for the bended backs that labored in the hot sun and all t

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Reforming police, 1969

In July, 1969, Jules Siegel interviewed several Black Panthers for an article he was writing. The Panthers he spoke to talked quite a bit about a topic that has been very much in the news over the pas

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Pagan Community Notes: Week of June 21, 2021

In this week's Pagan Community Notes, Solstice sunrise at Stonehenge, Lummi Nation totem moving to DC, Panera Bread lawsuit update, and more news. Continue reading Pagan Community Notes: Week of June

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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A Course In Miracles Workbook Lesson #281 - I can be hurt by nothing but my thoughts.

  Lesson #281 I can be hurt by nothing but my thoughts. We don’t have to believe everything we think. And we don’t have to act on everything we believe. But it is our thoughts that start the process o

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

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Investing in investigation.

A Stanford study has determined that high school students lack the digital skills to spot fake news. Adults suffer from the same malady, but I question whether the skills lacking are digital ones, or

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Kids need dirt and danger?

 A reader, Lisa, sent this link to an article in the Atlantic, "Kids need dirt and danger." https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/06/malka-haas-kibbutz-kindergarten-junkyard/619204/ It is a g

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

National Heroine Laura Secord Roused an Army to Repel Perfidious Invaders

A depiction of Laura Secord, her dress in tatters form a 20 mile trek, meeting Lt. James FitzGibbon to warn of an impending attack on his outpost.  Uniforms were not accurately presented.   208 years

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

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Summer

All power and energy and life force on Earth comes from the Sun. The summer solstice is the peak of that life-giving force. Summer brings abundance, harvest, and heat. Live vibrantly today as if you w

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Climate Justice, Courage, & Hope

I’ve read quite a few books about climate change over the past year, but I want to share some highlights from one book in particular. It’s titled Climate Courage: How Tackling Climate Change Can Build

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Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

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Solstice Blessings from The Wild Hunt

Happy Solstice from our crew here at the Wild Hunt! Continue reading Solstice Blessings from The Wild Hunt at The Wild Hunt.

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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One feminist’s view of non-binary gender

I became aware of feminism as a teenager, back in the 1970s. After some initial resistance, feminism wound up appealing to me not only because it held out the hope of equality for women, but also beca

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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The Sanctification of Hiroshima

American physicist Alvin Weinberg was Director of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, as well as a thoughtful amateur philosopher on the implications of his own work. One of the ways he made sense of h

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Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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