“I decided it was my time to give back,” Khatib said. Along with First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto, Khatib and other members of Masjid Toronto, a downtown Toronto mosque, are helping bringing
Issues Featured ISIS Refugees
“Astonishing” and “unprecedented” are two words commonly used to describe the current Syrian refugee crisis. Since the civil war began four years ago, 11 million Syrians facing fear and persecution ha
Issues Featured ISIS Refugees
vorpalgirl: nonedecidemyfate: lavendrmenace: Men: Don’t look like a trash can Women: “Look pretty enough to show you’re a woman” because the only thing that matters to be a woman is to be beautiful, a
Be informed. Click to see an extensive, clear summary of the Iran deal on the White House web site. On July 14, an historic agreement resolving the Iran nuclear issue was finalized in Vienna, culmi
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"People will kill you over time, and how they’ll kill you is with tiny, harmless phrases, like ‘be..."
“People will kill you over time, and how they’ll kill you is with tiny, harmless phrases, like...
the-uterus: #WomenBetrayed is trending, so I thought I’d post this in response.
"The upside of revealing yourself and making yourself vulnerable and speaking your truth about your..."
“The upside of revealing yourself and making yourself vulnerable and speaking your truth about...
It is 1972. I am 7 years old. My mother who normally wears her hair in a large easy to care for afro has just gotten back from the beauty parlour where she has had her hair whipped up into … Continue
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The August 2015 newsletter can be found online here.
By Robert L. Fried Photo credit: Michael Anderson To a new teacher, or a teacher with years of experience, the twenty-first-century classroom can seem overwhelming. Along with the traditional challeng
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The Presidential Search Committee met in closed session to discuss applicants.
Basketball is a simple game of (last I saw, which was not recent, but recent enough) barely controlled violence and strange bending of rules with a round ball, so the owner of a professional team woul
The Arc de Triomphe on the Place de Charles de Gaulle. In many ways the ceremonial inauguration of the Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile (Triumphant Arch of the Star) on July 29, 1836 was a peculiar affair.
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Nonviolent Communication Practice Groups are meeting in August - click above for more information. There are no other Faith Development offerings this month.
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Yesterday, crossing the Slattery bridge over Boston’s Fairmount train line, I noticed this burned U.S. dollar on the sidewalk. Who knows the trivial tale here? While my first thought was that some you
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CHITTENANGO, NEW YORK –Cindy McGinley understands the circle of life and death quite well. A former president and current trustee of the Henge of Keltria, her belief that all life is sacred includes a
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I am at Marc Adams School of Woodworking for the start of day 3 of my five day box making class. Several of my students are more advanced than many might expect. Some have been in one of my earlier cl
Mary de La Valette shares one of her poems from her home in New Brunswick, Canada. She has written for CUUPS publications since the 1980's.
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Sleep can be a precarious thing for many folks–finding ways to transition from busy, exhausting daytime work to deep, restorative sleep. There is another transition that we go through, on the other s
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