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Kroger Community Rewards Program Benefits the UUFP!

by Connie Keller, Policy Board Member at-Large If you are a patron of Kroger grocery stores, there is an easy way for the UUFP to receive financial rewards each time you shop, and it will not cost you

1 hour ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Obligatory election post

The creators of the Political Compass Web site assert that it is not enough to know whether a political leader is on the left or right; we also need to determine if they are authoritarian or libertari

4 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Political culture

Column: Caveat Emptor

Odùduwà is the power of the womb, the well of existence in the Yoruba religion. He is the progenitor of the Yoruba people, brother of Orisha Obatalá (the justice bringer) and, in some stories, the fir

5 hours ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Paganism leadership Oduduwa Orisha Chango Yoruba

Of a Sack of Rome, Paradigm Shifts, Post & Neo Fascism, and Just a Hint of Hope for the Future

According to the good folk at Wikipedia the sack of Rome that occurred on this day in 1527 is considered at least by some to mark the end of the Renaissance. This battle and the ensuing sack was a nas

6 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Let's make a deal

The guy who wrote the book that nobody I know will admit to reading, and who presided over a ton of business failures while keeping his own account flush through bankuptcy after bankruptcy has a "bril

6 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Dinner Church

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9 hours ago

Growing Unitarian Universalism (Site / Info)

Spiritual Vitality

kerfed lining and clamps.

kerfed lining This has been teacher appreciation week at the Clear Spring School and so there have been special treats provided during the week, and the week culminates with a luncheon this afternoon.

11 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Ready to Install

Today is the day!  Our solar panel installation begins. It somehow seems fitting that it begins on a new moon day. A few days ago, the solar panels were delivered to our back yard. Then Central Maine

11 hours ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

Earth Awake to Earth #searchforgreenerhousing Spiritual Journey Solar Energy Carbon Footprint

A Retelling of Snow White

This is a retelling of Snow White that I used recently in an intergenerational service. This is a story about how we see ourselves, and what happens when we don’t like what we see.

11 hours ago

Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalism liturgy folklore

A Mighty Stream

Presumably the biblical author knew as well as Dr. King did when he quoted the line, that a mighty stream rolling down not only quenches thirst and washes clean, it also causes massive disruption. A f

12 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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May 6–Belonging to the Family of Things

Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting over and over announcing your place in the family of things.* W

14 hours ago

Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

UU 7th Principle Belonging UU 4th Principle

The Most Dominating Pitching Performance in Baseball History

Wrigley Field bleacher fans kept track of all the strike outs. Just the other night in Pittsburgh Jake Arrieta threw his sixth winning game of the young season.   He has already notched a no-hitter.  

15 hours ago

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

Chicago Cubs Ferguson Jenkins Gregg Maddox Grover Cleveland Alexander Jake Arrieta Kerry Wood Kid K Mordecai Brown pitcher Sarah Woods strike out record Woods Foundation

Soul Tired

I said I was very soul tired this afternoon to my wife and it’s very accurate. I got some tough news on Monday and it’s still sinking in. Will be good to go out tomorrow and talk about religion with s

19 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

The Blog

Knowth and Dowth

Knowth and Dowth are beautiful and powerful places that connect us to our ancestors and to the Otherworld. They also remind us that while visiting the popular tourist sites is a great thing, there’s v

23 hours ago

John Beckett (Site / Info)

Paganism travel Pagan polytheism Brú Na Bóinne Dowth Knowth Newgrange

A Danish kind of day of bicycles, theology and music

This morning I took a spin out to Horningsea to get two new tyres for my Copenhagen-Pedersen at the excellent Ben Hayward Cycles. I went out along the main road from Cambridge but came back along the

1 day ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

Knud Ejler Løgstrup Argent Film Simulation Ben Hayward Cycles black and white photography Cambridge Carl Nielsen colour photos Copenhagen-Pedersen Dursley-Pedersen Horningsea iphoneography Lenka

Nuestra bendición en español (Our benediction in Spanish)

A member of my congregation has translated the benediction we say each Sunday into Spanish (the English version is at that link). He’s an excellent linguist, fluent in German and English as well as hi

1 day ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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Of Witches and History: an afternoon with Janet Farrar and Gavin Bone

HIGHLAND MILLS, N.Y. –Throngs of people smiling under sunny skies after days of chilling rain, a festive maypole, live music, rows upon rows of vendors hawking their wares.  This was the scene that we

1 day ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Doreen Valiente Wicca Neopaganism Alex Sanders Gavin Bone Janet Farrar Lifting the Veil

Defying the Nazis: Discovering the Heroic Legacy of Martha and Waitstill Sharp

By Artemis Joukowsky,III It was 1976, and I was a freshman attending the Allen-Stevenson School in New York City. My history and social studies teacher, John Pariseau, assigned a class report on the s

1 day ago

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

Religion History Biography and Memoir Artemis Joukowsky, III Defying the Nazis

Welcoming our new galactic overlord

The Republican Party has been barking at the bus and running after it for all these years, and now... they caught it! The day of reckoning, or at least one hell of a hangover must now be dealt with. T

1 day ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

A wonderful wedding!

It was a joy to marry Tony and Dani this past weekend at Wildridge Golf Course in Eau Claire! However shelter’d this port and however calm these waters, we must not anchor here, However welcome the ho

1 day ago

mUUsing (Site / Info)