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Another 100 days of art

I was flipping through my last bullet journal and saw my hundred-day tracker. “Did I really do art every day for 100 days straight?” I marveled. Pretty much, yep. Since these mind games seem to be the

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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Crip the Read to Celebrate the ADA’s 30th Birthday

The Americans with Disabilities Act has a thirtieth candle to blow out on its birthday cake this year! A little over half a century ago, zero federal laws made it illegal to discriminate against disab

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

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Adding links to video series

Over the past few months, I’ve been writing and producing videos nearly every week for the online worship services at the UU Church of Palo Alto. For my own reference, I just created blog posts for ea

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Music programs find challenges and creativity in move to online worship

Joshua Eaton Congregational music programs had to adjust quickly when the coronavirus pandemic forced worship services online. Now many are facing the reality that they might not meet in person again

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It’s Always Been Love

There’s still time, but not much, to register for Making Hard Choices: The Art of Discernment. If you want to gain more decision-making skills for the future or are facing down an important choice now

1 week ago

The Way of the River (Site / Info)

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Language Roots

Some presenters at Healing Turtle Island this summer suggested that we all, colonizers included, should seek to uncover our own distant Indigenous languages. I had the idea then to learn to introduce

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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The Art and Act of Shaping Change

Today, we find ourselves in tenuous times. From COVID-19, healthcare and educational disparities, the killing of Black bodies, immigration discrimination, unemployment and the death of great leaders,

1 week ago

BeyondBelief (Site / Info)

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Living Into The Legacy of John Lewis: Continuing The Work for Human Rights

John Lewis set a high bar for social justice work in the United States and beyond.

1 week ago

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Beacon Press Authors Reflect on the 30th Anniversary of the ADA

This year, the Americans with Disabilities Act has a thirtieth candle to blow out on its birthday cake. The ADA is the widest-ranging and most comprehensive piece of civil rights legislation ever pass

1 week ago

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

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In the Doldrums… But the Wind is Beginning to Stir

Have things gone quiet for you? Have certain Gods and spirits become conspicuous by Their silence? Are you starting to feel the need for something deeper, more ecstatic, more magical? And if so, what

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Sick of Surkov meddling in our politicians' brains . . . a disturbing thought following the publication of the "Russia Report"

I’ve been very concerned for a while now about the methods employed by Vladislav Surkov, one of Vladimir Putin’s senior advisors and how those methods are clearly being deployed here in the UK, either

1 week ago

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getting better at zoom

Last night I attended the Oregon Guild of Woodworker's meeting via zoom, and it seems that with the pandemic, I'm zooming a lot. It allows me to connect with woodworkers from around the world from the

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Does Your Project Need a Great Name? Try Our New Business Name Generator

Choosing the right name for your business is often the first step to success.

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Love/Godde and Karen

There is a part of me that is untouchable by the happenings of this realm. This is the part that healed my human form of addiction by the power of community, of an eating disorder by shamanism and ene

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Police Brutality Against Citizens is Nothing New

In the last two articles of this series, I have discussed some myths around the Tulsa Race Massacre. For a moment, I’d like to go even further back in our history to look at another event: the Boston

1 week ago

BeyondBelief (Site / Info)

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Abuse of Power in Portland Points to One Conclusion: Defund DHS

It’s time to cut funding to dangerous and unaccountable federal agencies.

1 week ago

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Face Covering Requirements: Progress and Regress in the Battle Against COVID-19

By Polly Price | Heartening news from Alabama—Governor Kay Ivey ordered face coverings be worn in public, an emergency measure to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus there as the state reached a

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The First-Ever WordPress.com Growth Summit Is Coming, and You Won’t Want to Miss It

Four topic areas. Three tracks. Endless inspiration.

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Supporting Systemic Change and Human Rights Through Grassroots Partnerships

On building relationships with frontline communities and allies to achieve impacts for migrant justice, climate justice, and more.

2 weeks ago

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (Site / Info)

Advocacy & Mobilizing Grassroots Partnerships

Daily Bread #120

I said a few weeks ago that I wasn’t going to do trails with steps.  This one wasn’t too bad though as they were really LOW steps.  We have been averaging three hikes a week, two longer ones of 5-7 mi

2 weeks ago

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