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The Universalist church the mortgage killed

For my last post, I was going to link to some research I assumed I had made into a blog post: a substantial Universalist church that was killed by bad planning, bad luck and a big mortgage. But I gues

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Rev. Scott Wells (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalist Association

Street Scenes

One of the joys of travel has always been the moments of pure connection that arise, seemingly out of nowhere, along the way. Tonight I had one of those experiences walking behind the city hall in Arl

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Colin Bossen: Preacher, Writer, Organizer (Site / Info)

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Joseph Priestly, the Priestly Riots, and the Dawn of Modern Liberal Religion

            Of course today is Bastille Day. And a tip of the hat to that revolution marked by the storming of the prison in 1789. It is also the anniversary of another uprising of sorts, a counter ri

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Egypt reopens the “Bent” pyramid to the public

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities has announced that the Bent Pyramid of Dashur will re-open to public visitors after 54 years. Continue reading Egypt reopens the “Bent” pyramid to the public at Th

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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How are you managing your thoughts and feelings about this weekend's raids?

I don't want any more kids in cages or people frightened of midnight raids leading to deportation. Enough is enough.  Even City mayors now are resisting and refusing to cooperate with ICE and the inef

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

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Ask Alexa - Things are so bad in the world. What can I do?

Alexa : If I cannot change other people and many external circumstances what can I do? You can always change your mind about them. Alexa: Why did the team throw their team mate off the team? The perso

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

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Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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Independent Sacramental Movement: small and poor churches?

One thing that I’ve noticed about the Independent Sacramental Movement (ISM), as a practical matter, is how small the particular ministries — for want of a better term; the parishes, communities, miss

2 days ago

Rev. Scott Wells (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalist Association

De-denomination—a few thoughts following the publication of the new British Attitudes Survey

READINGS  The “Overview” taken from the chapter on religion in the new British Social Attitudes (BSA) survey Rise of the ‘nones’ Most of the shift in the religious profile of the nation has been towar

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

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Plants are amazing

Last night, I watched (again) the documentary, What Plants Talk About. Did you know that plants change their chemistry based on the environmental stressors they experience? So, for example, if a certa

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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day one box guitars

Yesterday I began a two day parent/child box guitar class with grandparents, an aunt, and children ages 9-17. We covered tables with white paper so they could design and draw the boxes they wanted to

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Spiritual reading discussion, Maturity by Osho, Article #3, Meditation as a way of undoing the ego

Maturity Article #3 Meditation as a way of undoing the ego. To me, the first principle of life is meditation. Everything else comes second. And childhood is the best time.  As you grow older it means

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

Maturity by Osho

Bastille Day—France’s Fête Nationale

Like almost all illustrations of the Storming of the Bastille, this painting was highly romanticized. It’s Bastille Day , of course, commemorating the day in 230 years ago in1789 when the Paris Mobset

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

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Superhero

Sure, none of us have the really flashy superpowers, like flying or lifting buildings or X-ray vision. But that doesn’t mean that we don’t do truly amazing things. What is your superpower? The Daily C

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Dealing With Door Knockers: A Pagan Guide to Engaging With Proselytizers (Or Not)

Why do you want to talk to proselytizers anyway? Nobody gives out trophies for Best Performance in a Front Porch Religious Debate. If you do, make sure it’s your choice and not because they manipulate

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Mercy and Compassion may we find gentle humor around our stuck...

Mercy and Compassion may we find gentle humor around our stuck and awkward places so we laugh, find a little room and ease and carry on

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Spotlight on Tradition: an Introduction to Minoan Paganism

Guest columnist Laura Perry introduces readers to the revivalist Pagan tradition, Modern Minoan Paganism. Continue reading Spotlight on Tradition: an Introduction to Minoan Paganism at The Wild Hunt.

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Mother of Exiles: Recalling the Destruction of a City, and with it, the Birth of a Religion

  By calculations noted at good old Wikipedia today, the 13the of July, marks the conclusion of the siege of Jerusalem and its sacking by Nebuchadnezzar’s Babylonian army. As the actual year isn’t pre

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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A Little Beauty

The esplanade, the former hell strip, is now a thing of beauty, and this small beauty is good for my soul. I finally finished mulching between all of these hardy perennial plants with cardboard and wo

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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