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Calling Forth Justice

How many of you have a decent relationship with the Bible —as in, you’ve had at least a couple of conversations and neither of you left angry?

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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Anger and Justice

The only word repeated more than once in our seven UU principles is the word “justice.” We are called to justice.

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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A Public Voice for Justice

At the CLF we strive to be a public voice for justice and to curate a conversation that leads to deeper understanding of how we can build a more just world.

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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Justice Behind Bars

Three of our CLF prisoner members wrote pieces for Quest Monthly on the theme of Justice. What follows are excerpts from these pieces.

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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From Your Minister

When it comes to justice-makers on the front lines, one group of people often shows up—mothers. And when mothers truly know that, as the saying goes, “there’s no such thing as other people’s children,

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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Epictetus, from The Handbook

43. There are always two handles by which to grasp something— one is good to grab, the other useless. You’ve been wronged? Don’t grab the handle labeled “injustice.” You can’t carry wrongs that way. D

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Unbreakable

I think we are all very breakable. We all have our own traumas. Our own strengths. And we all need love. And “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” is fun and ridiculous.

4 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Everything is Nothing, With a Twist

Wisdom from Kurt Vonnegut. In case you were wondering. Of course, we find it in older texts, as well. From the Heart Sutra we hear it all summarized as “Form is emptiness. Emptiness is form. Form is e

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Jack Hanna Once Again Spews Nonsense About Orcas and Animal Rights

A mother and calf pass close by the lighthouse at Lime Kiln State Park, San Juan Island. Hoo boy. Here we go again. It seems as though everybody loves Jack Hanna. He's every cable network's favorite T

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Orcinus (Site / Info)

Merry May Day

For many Pagans, Heathens and polytheists around the world, this weekend is one to celebrate. The days surrounding the first of May mark many traditional spring festivals and religious holidays celebr

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Visiting the Chinese Theatre and Taking a Peek Into our American Heart

Jan and I are settling happily into our Los Angeles, or more accurately as people have come to say while we were tramping around the country, SoCal lives. Last evening it was sufficiently cool that we

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Korwin and Jones.

bending wood for a box guitar box In my wood shop, I have been working on necks for box guitars and have three basic styles differing in their design and in their complexity to make. In addition I'll

18 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

The Mutiny on the HMS Bounty Inspired Poetry

Bligh and his loyalists being cut adrift in the open boat by the Bounty mutineers in this early 19th Century lithograph. A man on board the ship is show throwing a cutlass to the outstretched arms of

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

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Celebrating Hoagy live in Leicester

Last night we took the Hoagy Carmichael show over to Leicester and the Attenborough Arts Centre. A good time was had by all. During the interval, a chap called Pete Bunney came up to us and kindly gav

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Freedom to Err

“Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.” —Mahatma Gandhi What have you gained through having the freedom to mess up? The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire sp

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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3 Things – Persephone

Ha…ha…ha. I recorded a video several days ago. I spent an hour on it. 3 takes because I was out of practice and kept losing my place. Unfortunately that meant it was pretty much unusable. I forgot cer

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Spirit of Squee (Site / Info)

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Noticing Little Things

I do like to observe and notice things. Like the smiles left behind by fallen bathroom hooks. How wood still smells warm after a chainsaw. Lenny’s play with me dance. Kids running in circles New birds

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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1 May 2016 Worship Service and Religious Education for Children and Youth

Please join us on Sunday (1 May 2016) at 11:00 AM for “Righteous Among the Nations” by Susan Caldwell. The title refers to the distinction bestowed posthumously by Yad Vashem (the World Holocaust Reme

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

Adult Religious Education — 1 May 2016

Please join us this Sunday (1 May 2016) at 9:15 AM for our adult religious education class — “Spirit in Practice.” Our series continues with a session on justice practice. One of the essential errors

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

Trapped Documentary Screening (30 April 2016)

Please join us on Saturday (30 April 2016) at 7:00 PM for Trapped — a documentary on “Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers” (TRAP) laws and their effects on reproductive justice (link for trailer

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)