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Thanksgiving For the Rest of Us

This Thanksgiving sermon was preached at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Huntington following the shootings in Colorado Springs, Minneapolis and the protests in Chicago. Last Sunday, I was in

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RevWho (Site / Info)

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Thanksgiving Prayer after Colorado Springs, Chicago and Minneapolis

Spirit of Life, God of Many Names, Source of Love, We pause in our nation this week to remember all the people, and things and dreams we are grateful for. We try to take less for granted, amidst a wor

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RevWho (Site / Info)

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A Spotlight on Spotlight: A Movie to See

Yesterday afternoon Jan and I went to see ‘Spotlight.’ What can I say? Ann Hornaday, writing for the Washington Post asserts how “It’s not a stretch to suggest that ‘Spotlight’ is the finest newspaper

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


A UU Advent Practice?

Advent is the time leading up to Christmas (in the Christian tradition it starts 4 Sundays before Christmas, secularly it starts on Dec. 1st), and there are many ways to celebrate it. Advent candles c

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The Children's Chalice (Site / Info)


In praise of the Eagles of Death Metal and in respectful and grateful memory of those who were brutally murdered at the Bataclan in Paris but who encourage us still to live.

FIRST READING: Rearmament by Robinson Jeffers (1935) written as he looked upon the, by then, inexorable movements towards world war in Europe. These grand and fatal movements toward death: the grandeu

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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One Bad Apple CAN Spoil the Whole Bunch

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Growing Vital Leaders (Site / Info)


on being led out...

I contacted Matthew Crawford yesterday to thank him for keeping my ideas alive in his latest book, The World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction.  I asked him for the

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Parlant de “YouTuber” a Ràdio Sabadell

Vaig tenir el plaer que em convidéssin de Ràdio Sabadell per parlar del meu llibre “YouTuber” i així vaig ser entrevistat en directe el 25 de novembre al seu programa Tarda de ràdio. El conductor era

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GABRIEL JARABA blog (Site / Info)

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Today marks the beginning of Advent, the season of hopeful waiting that leads to Christmas. Candles are lit throughout the Advent season, symbolizing hope, love, joy and peace. What would you light a

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


Column: The Fire Is Here

Five people protesting the police killing of Jamar Clark, a 24-year-old black man, are shot and injured by a group of white men in Minneapolis. A candidate for the United States Presidency says that a

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The Wild Hunt | A modern Pagan perspective. (Site / Info)

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When Pop Music Responded to Refugees—Band Aid

The back cover of the Band Aid extended play single included this group photo identifying many of the participants in the marathon recording session of Do They Kow it's Christmas? November 29 , the si

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

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November 29-Harbor: There’s No Place Like Home

Those big eyes stare at me from the Facebook posts … Ringo, Bailey, Kyleigh, Anastasia, Constance, Harriet, Ross … the list goes on and on. Big, sad, longing eyes of dogs and cats seeking forever home

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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Lenny on my leg

Lazy Saturday. Lenny on my leg. Reading “Richistan: A Journey Through the American Wealth Boom and the Lives of the New Rich” by Robert Frank published in 2007. The Bush tax cuts pushed a whole lot of

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)


The Fellowship’s inheritance

Did you know that you can endow a chair at some colleges for as little as one million dollars ($1,000,000)? But, did you know that you can endow a church (your church) for a heck of a lot less? Here’s

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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A handy list of black mass murderers who were taken alive (for people who think being taken alive for mass murder is a "white privilege")

I only put a few minutes of googling into this, so consider it a starting place if you want to keep researching whether, as some internet memes insist, being taken alive is an example of "white privil

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A Reflection on Buddhism, Christianity and Unitarian Universalism by James Ishmael Ford Yesterday I posted a blog post in honor of the Feast of Sts Barlaam and Josaphat, where I mused on my fantasy of

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Donald Trump May Not Be a Fascist, But He is Leading Us Merrily Down That Path

People who have studied the extremist right as a historical and sociopolitical phenomenon in depth are acutely aware of a simple truth: America has been very, very lucky so far when it comes to fascis

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Orcinus (Site / Info)

29 November 2015 Worship Service and Religious Education for Children and Youth

Please join us on Sunday (29 November 2015) at 11:00 AM for “Fall in the Soul” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell. It is “Give Away the Plate Sunday” at All Souls where we give all of our non-pledge contribution

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What's the Matter with Marin?

A recent New York Times article titled "Who Turned my Blue State Red"  opens with : It is one of the central political puzzles of our time: Parts of the country that depend on the safety-net programs

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Adult Religious Education — 29 November 2015

Please join us on Sunday (29 November 2015) at 9:15 AM as we continue our discussion of Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. We will cover Chapter 4

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