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Donate Now for the FUUN Auction! Mark Your Calendar for Saturday, November 7

Click on auction to make your donation. Buffet dinner and silent auction 4:30 p.m.; live auction 6 p.m.; children’s auction 5 p.m. Click on the link above for details. Contact Lynne Cushing or auction

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FUUN Blog (Site / Info)


Interdependent Web: A harvest of violence

A weekly roundup of blogs and other user-generated web content about Unitarian Universalism.  

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UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

Dr. Schriner’s Case for Atheism

(I recently made a presentation at a Unitarian Universalist church in which I debated with myself about whether God exists. I’m posting it here, one speech at a time. For details, see my post from Sep

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Theists & Atheists: Communication & Common Ground (Site / Info)

Catholicism and child abuse clarifying religious disagreements religion and prejudice religion and warfare Theism vs. Atheism David Wulff Scotty McLennan William Murry

Peter Diamond, the Last Detective

I have been laid low with a nasty bug for just about a full two weeks. The small glimmer of light during that time were the Peter Diamond British police procedural mysteries by Peter Lovesey. And I wa

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Bebo is Born

Bebo Valdes was born on this day in 1918.

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Column: Pilgrimage’s Progress

[Columnist Eric O. Scott is one of our talented monthly columnists and the creator of the Viking Panda. If you enjoy reading his work, consider donating to our Wild Hunt Fall Fund Drive and help us to

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

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By Howard Axelrod A sign pointing to Devil's Fiddle and Outer Limits, some of the steepest trails at Killington This essay appeared originally on the Powell's Books Blog. As a teenager, I didn't pay m

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Beacon Broadside (Site / Info)

Biography and Memoir Environment and Conservation Howard Axelrod The Point of Vanishing

Balance Is Bullsh*t

  Fairly early on in our marriage, my husband and I made the mutual decision – the merits of which I am not looking to hash out in this article – that one of us would stay home with our children while

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Christine Organ (Site / Info)

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The Pulse of Autumn

Autumn beats like a pulse through the years, but the blood is always moving and the heart always remains. We feel the contraction in the land around us, the breathing in, the tension of something draw

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Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

Pagan Nature environment Earth-Centered Seasonal Reflection

By The Numbers: but are we growing?

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Growing Unitarian Universalism (Site / Info)

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Wonder Hinders

Wonder is the kind of thing that visits you – or that you actively seek out – when there’s not a lot else going on. The barriers to wonder include distress – hunger, pain, illness, bereavement – and s

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Wonder of Wonders

Each year at this time...

It is a rainy morning in Arkansas, with fall weather having brought an end to late summer drought. Each year at this time, I get an order from Appalachian Spring Galleries in Washington, DC and have t

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Like the Iris of an Eye

“…Love should grow up like a wild iris, but doesn’t, it comes from the midst of everything else, sees like the iris of an eye, when the light is right, feels in blindness and when there is nothing els

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


October 9–Loss: Light a Candle

In Unitarian Universalism, it is common to hear people say that they are going to “light a candle” for someone, or some event, or some issue that concerns them.  Our central symbol in worship services

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

loss UU 7th Principle

The Contrarian—The Banishment of Roger Williams

On October 9, 1635 the General Court of Massachusetts ordered Roger Williams, who they considered an obnoxious religious and political crank, into exile from the colony.   Specifically the 32 year old

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

religious liberty Providence Separatists Baptist exile land purchase Massachusetts General Court Native Americans Puritans Rhode Island Roger Williams separation of church and state

The Point of Wonder

Certainly there are such things as definite settled answers – perhaps no permanently settled answers, but at least answers that are definite and our best so far. There are times in life when such answ

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Wonder of Wonders

October 2, 2015 – Adirondacks Day 1

After a couple of days in Boston and fortunately missing the hurricane that was a possibility for the coast, it was off to greater New England. First day was in the […]

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high hopes gardens (Site / Info)

Family - Linda Travel - NY

Oct. 11 Service: Spiritual connections and class

Class, like race, is a powerful construction of our mind that shapes our social world and blocks our ability to “love our neighbor as our self.”  What class identify do you carry with you into the wor

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Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)

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Support for Issues in MD & a Congregation in Kenya

What issues coming up in the MD legislature are important to you? The UU Legislative Ministry of Maryland (UULM-MD) wants to know. Information below is from Dr. Alexa Fraser, who will speak on Death w

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uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)

Uncategorized UULM-MD Dr. Alexa Fraser Kenya Nanyuki

Letting Go: A Call to Action against Gun Violence

As I lay awake at 3:30am last Friday morning grasping that I am now the closest Unitarian Universalist minister to the headquarters of the National Rifle Association, I realized I would need to revise

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Our Stories - Standing on the Side of Love (Site / Info)