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Only in Congregations

Everywhere we turn, we are liable to find people offering heart, meaning, connection – in a word, spirituality – from kinder, gentler doctors, to our movies, to our theme parks. If you step inside a y

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

One Hundred Years from Now

A Child Haven Fundraiser: You’re Invited to Neighbourhood UU

Many Unitarians have a history of supporting Child Haven and no doubt many of you have been to these fundraisers. Child Haven provides shelter, education, food, healthcare, clothing, and a loving envi

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Point made

While working through emails this morning, more sending than receiving, but keeping track of what was coming in, I saw the latest Alertbox from the Nielsen Norman Group and took a quick look to see if

1 hour ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Falling in Love: My Encounter with a Homeless Man

I am not often on the subway but the other day I was on the Red Line from Park Street to Harvard Square. In the same car, across the wide aisle, there was an older white man, clearly homeless. Weather

2 hours ago

irrevspeckay (Site / Info)

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Sales are down because we don't know what we are selling

Richard Trudeau writes in his book, Universalism 101: "First, in 1961, when the denominations joined forces, there were a total of 151, 557 adult UUs. Forty years later, there were 156, 968 adult UUs

4 hours ago

UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

lively minds...

Yesterday, one day late, I referenced Comenius' 423rd birthday. There was no party for him in American education where we seem to have neglected to watch children at work. Lilian G. Katz, like Comeniu

4 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Mother’s Nature

My own beliefs, including my Unitarianism, Universalism, and Paganism, are the direct result of being a mother. In many ways my spiritual journey began when my sons were very young and my love for the

5 hours ago

Nature’s Path (Site / Info)


UU Growth: Alternative #5 to Community Building Strategy

Disclaimer: We are never NOT building a community. Building up the community around what we are doing is an essential part of organized religion. However, we don't have to make that the central piece

6 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

#uupublictheology #uugrowth #UUA

Palm crosses: the result

Home and work life will be busy this week, so the blogging will be necessarily light. I hope y’all had a stirring Palm Sunday, and great prayers for Holy Week. Here are the palm crosses I made yesterd

6 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Christian Church Art and culture


Eventually this spiny seed case will open and spill out the start of new life. Not yet. For now it is just going to defend itself by being prickly. What do you find yourself defending by being prickly

7 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)


I’ll Take Geek Favorites for $50, Art

The original men of Jeopardy!-- Anouncer Don Pardo, creator/producer Merv Griffith, and host Art Flemming. This week you will not be able to turn around without bumping into somebody’s Holy Day.   And

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

NBC Alex Trebeck Art Flemming Emmy Award game show geeks Jeapardy! Ken Jennings Merv Griffith syndication TV

March 30–Foundations: Forsaken?

At about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Mark 15:34; Matthew 27:46  These are not comfort

11 hours ago

Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)


Please Stop and Get Milk

I am planning to eventually start a band with some friends called Milk Supply. Mostly with silly songs that kids and hipsters will like that parody very popular songs with milk. Another snippet would

11 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

Poetry Music Monday

Climate Justice Month calls UUs to new campaign

NEWS: Through Earth Day, series of invitations to join Commit2Respond, a new climate justice campaign.

12 hours ago

uuworld.org: latest stories (Site / Info)

The next Selma

LIFE: How the Black Lives Matter movement challenges Unitarian Universalists.

12 hours ago

uuworld.org: latest stories (Site / Info)

Peach Yogurt

Antibiotics, like most of life, have unforeseen consequences. While it kills off an infection, the antibiotic is also attacking the 'good' flora a body needs. This is especially true when using broad-

12 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)


Michigan Author Monday: D.E. Johnson

D.E. (Dan) Johnson’s literary debut, a historical mystery entitled The Detroit Electric Scheme, was published by St. Martin ‘s Minotaur in September 2010. The sequel, Motor City Shakedown, was publish

14 hours ago

The Power of Narrative (Site / Info)

Writing Michigan Books and Reading Writers

March 28

Yesterday was Comenius birthday, and if he were alive he would have been 423. Although born 100 years after Columbus discovered America, he had discovered the true continent of learning, which schools

17 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Spirituality Boom

The five Unitarian Universalist ministers that serve congregations in Westchester County all embarked on a pulpit rotation on Sun Mar 29. I went from White Plains up to Mohegan Lake. Mohegan Lake's mi

17 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

One Hundred Years from Now

Pagan Philosophy, Pagan Ethics

My thoughts on Brendan Myers’ presentations on Pagan philosophy and Pagan ethics at last weekend’s OBOD Gulf Coast Gathering.

20 hours ago

John Beckett (Site / Info)

Paganism Pagan philosophy Ethics virtues Druidry Brendan Myers