Coping in Difficult Times Online Worship Service with Rev. Alice 10:30am This is a time of unusual stress and anxiety as we face the unknown of a rapidly changing global pandemic. This Sunday, Rev. Al
Afternoon Tea with Rev. Alice Brew a pot of your favorite tea (or coffee) and join Rev. Alice for an online time of informal conversation and checking in. We will gather on Zoom this Thursday, March 2
By J. A. Mills | What happened after the book ended? Did China finally bend to international will and stop farming tigers, rhinos, and bears like cows and pigs? Readers still write to ask me five year
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The Trump administration is trying to present us with a false trade-off between asylum and public health; in reality, protecting human rights and halting transmission go together.
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There's a strain in conservatism that socialists can appeal to. It requires a socialism that promotes liberty while helping the have-nots—a socialism that Marx and Engels loved, but Stalin and Mao did
Scott Bultman has launched a podcast based on the interviews they conducted with over 100 educators from across the US. You can join in here: http://www.pathtolearning.us I was one of the educators in
Gatekeeping is what happens when people without authority arbitrarily decide who is and isn’t worthy of being in a movement. But other times what seems like gatekeeping is really a legitimate boundary
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We cannot know the future, but we can be sure that it is being shaped in this very moment. Perhaps we need to work backward, imagining the future we dream of so that we can take the steps right now th
Reading: Fault Lines by Robert Walsh As we have been feeling the fault lines in all of our living rooms this week, I’ve been thinking about the stories of the Hebrew Bible. Especially the story of E
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When I came back from sabbatical last fall, I carried with me this one poem as a guiding light, and grounding. It’s by Pablo Neruda, called Keeping Quiet. It’s a poem about the wisdom of stillness – t
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Ralph Drollinger, former professional basketball player and now the leader of Capitol Ministries in Washington, D.C., leads Bible studies for old white guys in power. He can boast that 11 of the 15 me
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Who is that masked woman? I used to wear that same bandana back in the day, going to demonstrations against the Viet Nam war. I kept it wet and pulled it over my face to protect my eyes from the clou
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Pagan Community Notes: Staying connected – Pagan festival, events and rituals move online, mass ritual meditation for health, and more!
In this week's Pagan Community Notes: Pagan festival, events, and rituals move online, mass ritual meditation for health, new vandalism protection for monuments in Wales, SAPRA's 30 days of advocacy a
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I just learned from my old dharma friend Ken Ireland that Father Willigis Jager died this past Friday. Willigis Jäger was born on the 7th of March, 1925. He entered the Benedictine Order in 1946.
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Today we begin our second week of being self-sequestered in our homes, maintaining a safe distance from others and figuring out how to move forward. I've finished a brief article for American Woodturn
If you live in a neighborhood most people can't afford, complaining about the price is just bragging. - You don't have to deny that differences exist to say that differences don't matter.
Unitarian Universalists all around the world join together in the practice of lighting a chalice, often to mark the beginning of their worship services. As we move into this time of physical distancin
Recovering from cold. Practicing social distancing. Hooray for Governor Abbot for waiving some alcohol regulations.
WALKING THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW Reflecting on the 23rd Psalm, Buddhism, Nondual Christianity, Broken Hearts, and a way of Intimacy
WALKING THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW Reflecting on the 23rd Psalm, Buddhism, Nondual Christianity, Broken Hearts, and a way of Intimacy James Ishmael Ford I think it was two years ago. Jan &
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