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labor day...

It is odd that we celebrate labor by taking a day off from it... whereas those who do not labor might better celebrate labor by doing some more of it for a change. Those who live in the purely academi

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

"That's a fact" - the two sides of life

I was first introduced to the writing of Linda McCullough Moore when her short story, “On My Own Way Now,” appeared in the April, 2014, issue of The Sun Magazine. I was so taken by it, and blessed by

2 hours ago

UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)


Labor Day

Our comfort and safety depends on the work of so many people whose efforts are often invisible to us: agricultural workers, power line repairers, people who maintain sewers…the list goes on and on. Wh

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


September 1 – Moon Garden

Maybe I’m behind the curve, but I’ve only recently discovered the concept of a moon garden.  I was reading a new book by Episcopal priest and author Barbara Brown Taylor, “Learning to Walk in the Dark

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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When Your Plans Fall Apart You Grow Wings

The ballet dancer David Hallberg tweeted this picture of one of his famous feet encased in a cast following an operation that has sidelined him for the rest of this season. I am sure resting and recup

5 hours ago

Author Laura Lee (Site / Info)

Failure creativity

Is Joseph Gordon-Levitt the Reincarnation of Andre Gide?

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Author Laura Lee (Site / Info)

Literature Random

It’s Labor Day—The Working Class Holiday Choice on the Rebound

Patriotic Labor was a theme of early celebrations   Note:  Versions of this post have appeared on other Labor Days, but the lesson never gets old. It officially Labor Day in the United States, a Feder

6 hours ago

Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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On “Compare and Despair”

I have a confession to make with you today. It is one I have not written about or spoken aloud before. It is one I would ask you to hold gently. Many days of my life I have spent comparing myself to o

7 hours ago

Loved For Who You Are (Site / Info)

Self Acceptance

Embracing a new universalism

SPIRIT: We find our completeness in knowing that we are woven out of each other and the cosmos itself.

8 hours ago

uuworld.org: latest stories (Site / Info)

Evanston Unitarian church installs rain gardens

NEWS: Gardens naturally absorb 25,000 cubic feet of water each year.

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uuworld.org: latest stories (Site / Info)

No Need For Disappointment

The bakery counter called this a cream puff. Homesick for the Wisconsin State Fair, I had to give it a try. We cut it in half to share and... Not a cream puff. Eclair. But who complains about an eclai

9 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Spotlight: UU Young Adults at Channing-Murray

Welcome to the Spotlight Series! Each month we’ll feature a different Unitarian Universalist congregation or community that is doing effective, innovative or otherwise interesting ministry with young

10 hours ago

Blue Boat (Site / Info)

Young Adults congregation campus ministry Spotlight

Vacation Theology

It’s gone muggy again for now, but the air earlier this week was cool and clear, with the whisper of autumn floating on the wind. A few leaves at the tips of the excitable, anxious maples are starting

10 hours ago

The Sand Hill Diary (Site / Info)


Thank You!

As I return from leave, I wanted to extend my gratitude to our community for graciously supporting my family and me as we spent this precious time together.   I am especially grateful to Rev. Justin f

10 hours ago

Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church (Site / Info)

Rev. Robin

Spiritually Speaking: Being Human, Being Buddha

One of the gifts of recent parenthood has been living into the liminal spaces.   Liminal spaces are those that are marked by transition.   From the latin limin , meaning threshold , liminal spaces are

10 hours ago

Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church (Site / Info)

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Rev. Robin is back from leave

Beginning September 1 st Rev. Robin will be returning from leave.   She’ll begin part-time for the month of September and then return full-time beginning October 1 st .   So what does part-time mean?

10 hours ago

Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church (Site / Info)

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31 August 2014 Sermon Podcast

“Prophetic Witness: Two Portraits” by Richard Denton and Steve Caldwell

11 hours ago

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana » Announcements (Site / Info)

Empecemos el curso choteándonos de los medios

La serpiente de verano ya no es lo que era. Los jóvenes suelen ignorar qué significa esa expresión, de honda raigambre periodística. Serpiente de verano era una noticia que no era, digamos, inventada,

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GABRIEL JARABA blog (Site / Info)

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Perhaps Love

“Perhaps love.” “Perhaps love is like the ocean full of conflict, full of pain**.” It is, isn’t it?  We like to think, oh, no! That is not love.  Love is happily ever after.  Love is all roses and sun

19 hours ago

A Unitarian Universalist Minister in the South (Site / Info)

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The Pearl Grows From The Grain Of Irritating Sand

The blowing winds of change have been a theme in and around my life lately.  Some of my dearest friends have taken some huge leaps of faith and redirected their paths. It is inspiring to watch people

19 hours ago

The Scribe and The Muse (Site / Info)