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Autumn Equinox: Harvest Home

Amy Beltaine discusses our expressions of the season of Autumn through ritual, gratitude and sharing. The post Autumn Equinox: Harvest Home appeared first on Nature's Sacred Journey.

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Nature's Sacred Journey (Site / Info)

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An opinion piece in the New York Times suggests important things are happening in rural America. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/17/opinion/rural-america.html Folks are returning from the huge cities

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

“Gadfly Papers” discussion continues

I suppose it’s a bit obvious to say that “Gadfly Papers” discussion continues because it never ended. But I intend to write here about commentary that is both constructive and public. I have a particu

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Accept No Substitutes! Only Diez y Seis de Septiembre is Mexican Independence Day

Revolution and religion mix in this homage to Padre Miguel Hidalgo with the banner of the Virgen de Guadalupe and an angel bending to kiss his brow. Note:   A day late but still apt.   Versions of thi

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

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“Don’t mistake activity for achievement.” ― John Wooden What have you achieved with minimal activity? The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spiritual reflection and encourage the creati

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


But Seriously, I’m Not Ready For This

Every year people die because they try to climb mountains they’re not ready to climb. Sometimes we need to dive into new spiritual work head first. Sometimes we need to go slowly and deliberately. And

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The Day Harriet Tubman, the Woman Called Moses, Escaped to Freedom

      Araminta Ross was born a slave somewhere around 1820 in Maryland. One of vastly too many. Her life was brutal. At one time when one of her owners threw a heavy weight at another slave while she

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Daily Bread #76

Recovery from knee replacement surgery is going to take some time. The surgery was a week ago and I have been to the ER 3 times. Once for a blood clot scare and twice because I fainted. Health care in

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A different survival

Last week, Gracie, who is in 8th grade, called me from school, crying. Their class had just watched the videos from 9/11, videos that included a lot of the live footage, and the photographs that came

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Another Possibility (Site / Info)

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Garden Updates

This week there were a few exciting new developments in the garden. We harvested our very first elderberries—maybe a whole half cup of them! Earlier in the summer, I was worried about whether somethin

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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A little on the cancellation of James Tiptree

What I've said on social media: 1. James Tiptree, like HP Lovecraft, has been canceled. Tiptree Name Will Be Removed from Award | File 770 2. I also support this theory about Tiptree and her husband.

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Expect Nothing? Preached by Reverend Tom Capo on 9/15/2019

Our Unitarian Universalist Seven Principles call to us to make a positive difference in the world, in particular our Sixth Principle: “We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Associ

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The Human Spirit (Site / Info)

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5 Ways to Support Awesome Women

Shelley Cadamy is on a mission to make this world a better place and one way is to support women. Read more from our series, The F Word! The post 5 Ways to Support Awesome Women appeared first on Beyo

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BeyondBelief (Site / Info)

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Climate Strike! Acts 2-3

Act 2 Truths Still Inconvenient It’s been 13 years since the 2006 release of “An Inconvenient Truth” – the slideshow that brought so much attention to climate change that it earned Al Gore an Oscar an

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)


Climate Strike! Act 1

Act 1. Fermi's Question I think often of Enrico Fermi (1901-1954) – the great Italian physicist who died in 1954. He asked an intriguing question. He looked out at the stars and asked: Where is everyb

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)


Sermon: This Changes Everything: A Religious Response to Climate Change

as preached at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston, Museum District campus, September 15, 2019 In the Christian New Testament, there are a set of words attributed to Jesus that are some

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


Expect Less and Find Joy? An examination of our expectations

What do you expect? “Expect nothing. Live frugally On surprise. become a stranger To need of pity Or, if compassion be freely Given out Take only enough Stop short of urge to plead Then purge away the

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A Jersey Girl in Kentucky (Site / Info)

Wednesday, 10/2 ~ Grief Group with Rev. Alice

“What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” —Helen Keller This facilitated grief circle is for anyone who has experienced a significant loss of

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Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)


Sunday, 9/29 ~ Fiber Arts/Knitting/Crocheting Group

UCMH is pleased to offer a monthly fiber arts group, open to any practitioner whether it’s knitting, crochet, macramé, peg looms, cross stitch, or other. The group is hosted by a crocheter of several

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Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)


New! Silverthorn School of Witchcraft and Wizardry ~ Begins Sunday, 9/22, 10:30am

The Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (UCMH) is pleased announce its new Silverthorn School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for the 2019-2020 school year! At Silverthorn, students enroll in wizard

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Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)