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Comic (sans) Blitzkrieg

Did you happen to notice it's election season? And yes, it has now been extended to be slightly longer than baseball season, no mean feat. Today's NRCC/Romney for President Inc. missive (which, hmm, a

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Surely that is too many exclamation points

Aljazeera America picked up the ACLU case against a Louisiana school board that was settled back in March, to the extent that such things can be settled, with "an order requiring the school district t

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Ten Films That UUs Should Watch: Chocolat

I’m known for being an unrepentant chocoholic. That reason alone is enough for me to see a movie where this confection is a central point of the story. But Chocolat is not just about that, or about th

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Ravenstone's Reflections (Site / Info)

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Why UU Military Ministry?

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Growing Unitarian Universalism (Site / Info)

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Flea Bites Elephant—Elephant Screams

It was the most flattering news Unitarian Universalists have heard in a long time.   So flattering that the UUA and the ubiquitous Standing on the Side of Love campaign can be heard and seen whooping

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

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When Faith is Unsatisfying

I always had questions about religion, even as a young girl, which no one could answer and I was just told to have faith. That seemed empty, even as a child. I believe in something bigger than me beca

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I am UU (Site / Info)

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The Letter I Sent to WIVB

Emailed to stationmanager@wivb.com. To the Station Manager: On October 21, I was working at the Buffalo-Niagara Convention Center with representatives of nearly all the other homelessness alleviation

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This Too Will Pass (Site / Info)

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The Voices of Our Hearts: Reflections on Prayer – Service for Sunday, Oct. 26

From lament, to praise, to prayers of petition, this Sunday we will explore the ancient spiritual practice of prayer as a means of giving voice to our hearts’ deepest yearnings, fears and hopes. In a

5 hours ago

Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)

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Reading the Same Text Differently with Jews & Christians

This post is about the ways Christians have often appropriated Jewish scripture in a way that does not fully appreciate the ways that Jews understand their own texts in very differently. In my next po

5 hours ago

Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

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Ego and Economics: Bad Reviews, Stalking Authors and the sense of Existential Threat

I’ve been following much of the discussion surrounding the controversial Guardian article by author Kathleen Hale. Hale became obsessed with a reviewer who had given her book a negative review and she

5 hours ago

The Power of Narrative (Site / Info)

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The Neighbors are Zombies Living in Maslow’s Basement!

Imagine the laid-back life of a zombie. First of all, you’re dead. So. No more taxes! That’s for sure. And monthly bills will bother you no more. Besides no more worries about death and taxes, look at

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Theopoetics (Site / Info)

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80 percent right...?

The current issue of Wooden Boat Magazine has an article about the Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building in Port Hadlock, Washington. The article is called, "Accuracy School," a name given it by on

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

The National Women’s Rights Convention Gathers

It was on this day in 1850 that the first National Women’s Rights Convention gathered in Worcester, Massachusetts. Two years earlier Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and others had organized a ga

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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The Neighbors are Zombies Living in Maslow’s Basement!

Imagine the laid-back life of a zombie. First of all, you’re dead. So. No more taxes! That’s for sure. And monthly bills will bother you no more. Besides no more worries about death and taxes, look at

7 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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All Decked Out

As the trees shed their leaves and the colors of summer fade, there is even more pleasure to be found in the colors that remain, and the ways that we choose to add brightness to the world. How do you

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Le féminisme expliqué à mes fils en 25 leçons

FÉMINISME - Il y a une vingtaine d'années, mon père m'a dit: "Si tu veux quelque chose dans la vie, tu dois te débrouiller pour être en position de l'obtenir, et ne compter que sur toi-même." Je ne sa

13 hours ago

Christine Organ (Site / Info)

Just because you can...doesn't mean you should.

Oh, Blacklist. Having an episode THIS WEEK about a plague spreading globally? This might be exciting television, but it is not responsible in the current climate of fear and panic. Ugh. And of course,

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

October 23–The Library:

Libraries, for those of us who are over 30 (or maybe 40 now) have had the reputation of being those large, often imposing places where someone is waiting to scold you if you make any noise.  Such libr

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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Standing On The Side of Love

As Unitarians who respect the inherent worth and dignity of every human being and promote the goal of a world community with peace and justice for all, we are saddened by the unnecessary loss of life,

17 hours ago

Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Who is Jay Fack?

Heard an odd snippet from the debate between candidates for Idaho's Superintendent of Public Instruction while driving yesterday evening, and went back to the web archive to see the whole thing in con

20 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)