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Social Justice Committee — Re-formed

by Elisa Enriquez Greetings from the newly formed social justice committee! With the church doors literally “thrown wide open,” the time was right for a group of people interested in social justice to

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Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

Social Concerns

Simple Ways to Serve

If you attended our annual flower communion service this past May, you’ll have seen us present our litany of thanks to all the various volunteers who’ve helped make the church run throughout the year.

1 hour ago

Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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A Panoramic UU View. . . Fall, Peace and Justice!

As I write this article, it is the first day of Fall and I currently am watching a very beautiful fall sunset out my window. The sun is dropping below our mountains where the leaves are beginning to t

1 hour ago

Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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Let’s Talk About Strategic Planning

“deciding everything is falling into place perfectly as long as you don’t get too picky about what you mean by place. or perfectly.” [from Theories of Everything by Brain Andreas] Let’s talk about str

1 hour ago

Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

President

5¢ Victory

I can be as cynical as anyone about befuddled, unthinking, unresponsive bureaucrats. One thoroughly surprised me last evening.  I got an almost instantaneous reply…from a human…with a resolution to a

2 hours ago

Harrumph! (Site / Info)

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Meme Share: Don’t Be Beautiful

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Laura Lee (Site / Info)

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Cowrie

I haven’t been posting most of the art I’ve been making, so over the next few days I’m going to post a piece per day. This is a linoprint, about 4 x 4 inches. I was in the studio we all go to together

3 hours ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

printmaking

making it easier...

Quadrant hinges are among the most difficult to install in small boxes due to the fact that three routing operations are required for each corner of the box. Normally they can be installed using a rou

3 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

To be free-range

I recently read the book 'Why look at animals?' by John Berger (available free online if you look around hard enough). It's a fascinating read but also one that, to use a term I've recently encountere

4 hours ago

Life in 361˚ (Site / Info)

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Horse of a Different Color

“Now that’s a horse of a different color!” But sometimes the stripes that make us stand out in a crowd also help us to find our own tribe. How has a something that made you feel different also made yo

5 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Once Upon a Time There Was a Queen Named Love

Once Upon a Time There Was a Queen Named Love James Ishmael Ford The world, and everything within it, are all woven out of stories. And, so, let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, a very long time

7 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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The Elaine Massacre of 1919—Bullets for Sharecroppers

Local officials rallied whites to form a posse to avenge the death of a deputy sheriff outside a rural church were sharecroppers we holding a union meeting.  The posse soon became a drunken mob on a h

8 hours ago

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

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Becoming and Belonging

Do you like elephants? I’m crazy about them.

11 hours ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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You Belong Here

If you are reading this, you belong here!!! Did you know you can belong at the CLF as a member and also be a member at a bricks and mortar congregation?

11 hours ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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Why Belong?

I wanted to start this sermon by saying I am no good at joining, by proclaiming, I don't follow the crowd! I am an individual!

11 hours ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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My Tribe

When I say I have found my tribe what I mean is that I have found a community of people I enjoy sharing Earth with.

11 hours ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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A Letter to a Cousin

I had a bit of an epiphany the other day. Let me ask you a question.

11 hours ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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Movie Sequels That Are Better Than The Original

Just watched the very, very fun “Magic Mike XXL”. So much more fun than the more serious first movie. ***1/2 Made me think of other sequels that are better than the original: The Empire Strikes Back o

12 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Police ignore own mental health policies in killing of Alfred Olango

The police have released cell phone and surveillance footage of the Alfred Olango shooting by El Cajon, CA police. It’s obviously disturbing, but CNN is hosting it here. The video also has a very good

12 hours ago

Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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Summer Lessons to Remember

Maybe this land on which we newly live can become a sacred center of learning earth spirituality, with a fire circle, a water pond, bird songs in the air. Your journey on this small piece of land is v

13 hours ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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