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The Earth’s Prayer

Our Mother,Who art on fire,Eternal be your reign Thy healers comeAnd tend thy woundsSo the earth shall become heaven Return this landTo Her rightful stewardsAnd reconcile the trespassesWe have committ

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The Journey So Far (Site / Info)

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Mushrooms Again

Can I fully honor the grief that our times require, and yet still find those moments of song, smile, lightness, beauty, gratitude?

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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Waiting for the Big One: A Small Meditation on Dukkha

    As it happens yesterday, the 10th of September was, among other things, the 511th anniversary of the Lesser Judgement Day. When I saw this it reminded me of several events in my life. The Great Re

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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After 9/11, Has The Creation of DHS Really Made Us More Secure?

Nearly two decades since the creation of DHS in response to 9/11, the agency is the enabler of governmental abuse of immigrants.

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Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (Site / Info)

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Joy, Dignity, and Liberation

Beloveds – Today, differently from last week, I am considering the way in which I do not have privilege, the ways in which I am in what is called below, an identity of struggle. Last week was about wh

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The Way of the River (Site / Info)

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The only consensual sex work is sex work that's done by people who don't have to work for a living. A think tank is a place where people with similar ideas try to drown independent thinking in a tank.

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

Three drawings (the Creek Fire)

Earlier in this third week of devastation throughout the state, a member of UUCPA emailed us the news that a fire was burning near Yosemite, just a few miles east of Bass Lake. Bass Lake is the site o

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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Wheel of the Year: Fall Equinox

This is a time for gratitude for all we have received this year ... How will you celebrate this time of year? The post Wheel of the Year: Fall Equinox appeared first on Nature's Sacred Journey.

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Nature's Sacred Journey (Site / Info)

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Climate/Change

The day The sky turned orange in California And a six-year-old child Died in the flames, It poured and thundered in Florida, And I quietly decided That I’ll never have another child. I think the kinde

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The Journey So Far (Site / Info)

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Caster Semenya and the 2 Types of Discrimination Against Women in Sports

By Alan Levinovitz | The value of inclusiveness, like fairness, is written into the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) official constitution. One of the organization’s primary

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Beacon Broadside: A Project of Beacon Press (Site / Info)

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Hurricane Laura, Climate Change, TPS & More: Policy News Round-Up, September 10, 2020

Learn more about key policy updates related to UUSC's work.

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Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (Site / Info)

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UU theologies: Hosea Ballou’s Universalism

Here’s the first short lecture I used in last night’s online class on Unitarian Universalist (UU) theologies: For accessibility, the text of the lecture is below. Note that I may have altered the text

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Start Taking Donations, Tips, and Contributions for Your Creative and Professional Pursuits

With the Donations block, you can now accept payments for all types of donations — and build a recurring revenue stream.

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The WordPress.com Blog (Site / Info)

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To The Pagans Who Think I’m Wasting My Time

I understand that some Pagans are ambivalent – at most – about the Gods. That’s fine. Paganism isn’t Christianity – believing the “right” thing isn’t what’s most important. But I couldn’t stop caring

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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The Solution to Systemic Racism is Right in Front of Us

As a teenager living in California, I could not ignore the connections between the 1991 beating of Rodney King and the Sleepy Lagoon Trial, the Zoot Suit Riots which followed, as well as the Watts Rio

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BeyondBelief (Site / Info)

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Day Without Dawn

They say in the far north The sun shines all day and night. In summer anyway In winter a dusky gray is the best one gets. It’s only fall here But the sky glows orange Ash falling through the fog. I am

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Sermons, Poetry, and Other Musings (Site / Info)

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Sunday, September 13 ~ Virtual Multigenerational Water Communion Service ~ 10:30am

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 10:30AM VIRTUAL MULTIGENERATIONAL WATER COMMUNION SERVICE with SPECIAL LIVE MUSICAL GUEST, SKIP ELLIOTT BOWMAN of CALYPSO MAGIC Honor the waters that touch our lives: rivers, oce

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Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)

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UU Minute #11

UU Minute #11: Transylvania, part 1 In 16th century Europe, the ideas of anti-trinitarianism and religious freedom went together – and they began to pop up in the thinking of a number of writers. We’v

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

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Tue, 17:35: Ashland fire spreads to Phoenix - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 https://t.co/eKPZUeDatP Watching live video of the fire.

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Dangerous Common Sense (Site / Info)

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2018: When you read an account of a flame war, including mine, remember that you're reading a partisan and may be reading a participant. You may even be reading an instigator. The anti-diversity crowd

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)