Hello, I am the Pandemic Elf. I am your trail guide through the Holiday Path winding through the Pandemic Forest. My job is to point out detours, sinkholes, and other dangers so they don't catch you u
Congress’s refusal to #SaveChildCare could cost mothers $64.5 billion in wages and economic activity, cost the federal government $12.2 billion in tax revenue, and set gender equity back a generat
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An advent calendar is a lovely way to build anticipation during the holiday season. Who doesn’t love opening those tiny doors each day and getting a tasty piece of chocolate? But a “Reverse Advent Cal
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In his victory speech, President-Elect Biden said “we must stop treating our opponents as our enemy.” While I want people to agree with me, if we agreed we would be allies, not opponents. We will all
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See: "Joseph and the Way of Forgiveness: Intro" I come today to re-tell an old story – to look again at what it tells us about being human and being animal. Before I get into Joseph and his brothers,
Two things come to mind this Native American Heritage Month. Compared to whites, Native Americans have been hit hard with a higher percentage of COVID cases, not to mention severe COVID outcomes. On t
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STORY (adapted from Genesis, illustrations by R. Crumb) Jacob had 12 sons -- Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, Joseph, and Benjamin – and one daughter, Dinah.
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A few months ago, Dr. Sharpie showed Possum some spiritual practices that might make him feel less stressed. Possum says those spiritual practices don’t work any more for him, but Sharpie has an idea…
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This post is part of a presentation for my Sustainable and Resilient Spiritual Leadership class at Starr King. Links and Articles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbwcXDunxA8&pbjreload=101https://www.
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A podcast of this piece can be found by clicking on this link In my own ministry, one of the things I regularly notice when in conversation with people who, on the one hand, are curious about how wit
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Because of chronic illness and its deep fatigue, I haven't felt very spiritually focused lately, not much energy for deep ritual. But it seems like the ancestors and spirits are reaching out to me non
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First off, don’t forget! Going into the Dark is just about a month away, and there’s still time for you to arrange calendar, relationships, obligations to give yourself the gift of a day of love, a da
Two weeks ago one of my senior co-ministers at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, New Jersey, entered the Facebook Live chat during the worship service and said, “It’s Nov. 1 – rabb
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UUSC committed to supporting grassroots power in 2016; now, organizers are making those pledges a reality
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