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A love letter to my Unitarian Universalist colleagues

Beloveds, It’s getting harder and we don’t know what to do about it. In his song “My Oh My,” David Gray sings What on earth is going on in my heart As it turns as cold as stone? Seems these days I don

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Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

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A Temple for Mr. Jefferson as Controversial as the Honoree

The Jefferson Memorial on Washington's Tidal Basin. When Franklin D. Rooseveltlaid the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial eighty years ago today on November 15, 1939 it was just plain good politics

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

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Give. Thanks.

Gratitude and generosity are inextricably linked. We are grateful for what we are given. Feeling gratitude makes us want to share from the abundance that we feel. And the circle continues in the best

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Atheists and Christians in Agreement? Look for the Deeper Story

When conservative Christians and atheists are in agreement about religion, you can be sure you’re not getting the whole story. It will come as no surprise that when you dig deeper you discover they’re

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Classical gender equality

The Daffodil Project aims to “champion gender equality in classical music.” In a blog post, Elizabeth de Brito writes: “Mozart and Beethoven together make up just over one third of all classical perfo

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Musical arts Religion miscellany

Earthing the Holidays – The Metaphysics of Staying Sane

There are a lot of ways to adapt your practice toward earthier, calmer energy. The post Earthing the Holidays – The Metaphysics of Staying Sane appeared first on Nature's Sacred Journey.

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Nature's Sacred Journey (Site / Info)

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U.S. Christian belief is on the decline, especially among Millennials

Our data journalist, Sean Mcshee, has a look at the new report from Pew Research Center that reports a decline in the US among individuals identifying as Christians, and a rise in those who are descri

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Thanks

Thanks W. S. Merwin  - 1927-2019 Listen with the night falling we are saying thank you we are stopping on the bridges to bow from the railings we are running out of the glass rooms with our mouths ful

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A Jersey Girl in Kentucky (Site / Info)

The existential issue of our time

Elaine McArdle Unitarian Universalists are getting involved with growing climate action network Extinction Rebellion.

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uuworld.org: latest stories (Site / Info)

Do talk about racial differences with your young children.

Systemic racism starts with the socialization of children. Adults don't want to face up to what is happening right before their eyes. The adults anxiety and discomfort lead to a shutting down about ra

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Recognizing Systemic Racism (Site / Info)

Children socialization

The San Marcos 10—Vietnam War Protests and Civil Liberties in Texas

Student anti-war demonstrator on the campus of Southwest Texas State University a surrounded by a hostile crowd. Fifty years ago in 1969 anti-Vietnam War protests were literally a dime a dozen.   In t

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

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cold day, warm shop

There was no school around here yesterday due to Monday's freezing rain, followed by severe cold, that left roads a bit slick. I managed to get some time in my woodshop. I finished inlaying lids for a

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Critique

“When virtues are pointed out first, flaws seem less insurmountable.” ― Judith Martin What strategies do you use for offering criticism or praise? The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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A new history of Universalism

A blog post by historian John Fea alerted me to a new history of Christian universalism by Prof. Michael McClymond, The Devil’s Redemption: A New History and Interpretation of Christian Universalism,

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Universalist history Religion: people & places

On the record

Last year, I enjoyed some time in the legal system, working as an expert witness for technology that I worked on 20 years ago. One thing made clear up front was that I'd be paid by the hour, and regar

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Board of Trustees Reflection – November

On one particular day this past October, it was a bright, gorgeous day, a day too nice to be indoors, especially since I had been indoors too much recently. After noticing a nice photo of Central Park

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Religious Education this Week – November 12th

Sunday, 11/17:  K-7th Grade will begin in the Great Hall. Following the Story for All Ages, K/1 Children will be led by their teachers to their classroom in the church hallway. Children in grades 2-7

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Co-Ministers’ Colloquy – November 12th

Dear UUSS~ A morning haiku: Bright flash at feeder, Red cardinal on first soft snow. Quick, flitting, then gone. May you be blessed with some unexpected beauty today. In faith~ Rev. Lynn & Rev. Wendy

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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How Change Happens: Why do some social movements succeed & others fail?

What does (and doesn’t) work in building the better world we dream about? Why do some movements for social change succeed while others fizzle or even fail? For considering these questions, one of the

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Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

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Bolivian opposition declares Pachamama unwelcome in palace

“Pachamama will never return to the palace,” said Luis Fernando Camacho, leader of the Bolivian opposition movement that forced the former Bolivian president Evo Morales out of office on Sunday. Conti

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Paganism news politics World The Wild Hunt Pachamama Angela Pippinger Aymara Bolivia Evo Morales Luis Fernando Camacho