We are all pulled to see the world in a way that matches our views and desires. But sometimes we manage to pull one another in ways that make it possible to see the world from a whole new perspective.
Maybe I’m just in a cynical mood, but I’ve seen too many “signs you’re really something special but you just don’t know it” articles. People are out there searching desperately for their calling in li
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Because we all have problems and we all have gifts, may we learn to live better together, helping one another and this earth for equity, justice, and well-being
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Please join us on Sunday (17 March 2019) at 11:00 AM for “Dwelling in Peace … because It Matters” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell. An important part of the task at hand is to learn how we speak with each othe
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Please join us on Sunday (17 March 2019) at 9:15 AM for our adult religious education class. This morning, we will watch a video of a TED Talk by Robb Willer — “How to Have Better Political Conversati
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I decided to check out Formula One Qualifying after flying through “Formula One: Drive to Survive” on Netflix. I remember from watching some Formula One earlier that it’s much easier to get a good res
As I hope my previous post made clear, I liked the movie and will probably see it again.But, dear God, is the character a Mary Sue. 1. She's retconned as one of the most powerful characters in the uni
Storm Faerywolf on the power of names and self-creation in both the Witchcraft and queer communities. Continue reading Column: Names of Power: Identity, Politics, and Magic at The Wild Hunt.
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This video was part of an installation (see below) at an event called "COMMUNION" at Shift Cardiff, curated by Lumin Journal. It was an event "responding to communion, communication, language and text
I was wandering around the interwebs when I found myself returning once again to the Sotoshu website, the site for the Japanese Buddhist church from which my own practice and ordinations derive.
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So I’m to the left of most of the folks here, which gives me a different point of view on a lot of things. Today I read a story in Slate (which is liberalish but more contrarian than any other one thi
“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” ― Epicurus What do you have now that was once only a longing?
Love keep us steadfast, persistent and attentive with those seeking refuge so we may cultivate trust and learn to love one another
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Very enjoyable television show. I hope it goes a few more seasons and keeps developing the character. I feel like her story just started. Not as fabulous as the Lindy West book of the same name. Book
At about 5:30, while wandering around St. John’s Cemetery enjoying the first warm spring day, I saw a number of California Tortoiseshell butterflies flying under some live oaks. I tried to count them
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The world weeps with the news of senseless violence and death, and hold in our hearts the victims and families of the New Zealand mosque shooting. Violence of this kind fueled by hatred and fear canno
In any healthy relationship, we give and we receive. We recognize the goodness in the relationship. We renew that goodness in lots of tiny ways: daily greetings, hugs, showing up for an otherwise bad
Alex, a friend who works at Health Initiatives for Youth (HI4Y) in San Francisco, told me about their Risk Reduction Resource Kits. These kits contain resources to help teens teens learn about sexuali
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By Lynn Hall | Last week, Senator Martha McSally made headlines by publicly speaking out about having been raped while she served in the Air Force. Her testimony during the Senate Armed Services Subco
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