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Truth and Meaning: Jesus and Guns

My blog last week generated enthusiastic response from ardent supporters of the right to keep and bear arms without a mandatory background check. At one point, one of these strident advocates cited Lu

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uujeff's muse kennel and pizzatorium (Site / Info)

Invisible Man: The Inner Self Revealed

We’re less than a week away from Halloween! If you had to design a costume that channeled your true, innermost self, what would that costume look like? Would you dare to wear it? This is today’s writi

1 hour ago

The Power of Narrative (Site / Info)

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Medical Madness in McHenry County—Political Poison Triumphs

Healthcare Navigators like these who aid the public to access health care coverage got the ax in McHenry County In a perfectly executed stealth attack the McHenry County Board suddenly and unexpectedl

1 hour ago

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

health care Republicans Tea Party Diane Everetsen Ersel Schuster grant Heathcare Exchanges Ilinois Deparment of Public Health McHenry County Board Navigators Nick Chirikos protests Suzzane Hoban

odds and ends...

Today I have very little to say about the hands. A few days back, I got a call from a Canadian woodworker who has been teaching adults and has begun working with kids. He asked about the origins of th

1 hour ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

This Week's Prayer

Creation, power of healing, world community of life: How can we pray when words are so inadequate? Words cannot capture the magnitude of the cosmos, or the feeling of breath, or of love, or the depth

2 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

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Renowned Brain Researcher & Zen Practitioner Dr James Austin to Speak at the First Unitarian Church of Providence

Neurologist, researcher, and Zen practitioner, James Austin, MD, will be speaking at the First Unitarian Church of Providence this Monday evening. Professor Austin is perhaps best known as the author

3 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Spider Web

Why do we associate spider webs with spookiness and Halloween? Is it just because the biggest garden spiders are more active in the fall, or is there some deeper reason why these helpful agents of pes

4 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Writing From My Heart (I need to get this out in the open for better or for worse and it is not nuanced or sugarcoated)

I feel like I am fighting for my life. Fighting for my soul. I want to live in this world and feel called to live in this world in a way that validates my experience and gives space for all to have th

9 hours ago

Till We Dance Together As One: Hope for a future beyond structures that divide (Site / Info)

Today's Experiment

Email, they say, is a flat communication. Hard to fit in emotions, especially positive ones. If anything, things get read with a negative angle. So today as an experiment, I poured a bunch of love int

9 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

When Tragedy Strikes

A couple of years ago, news broke of a tragic shooting in Colorado. Saddened and distraught, I started looking for resources aimed at parents, like myself, who were searching for ways to help their ki

11 hours ago

UU@Home (Site / Info)

Uncategorized Family UU Parenting Colorado LeVar Burton Michelle Richards Parent Parent Further Reading Rainbow talking to kids tragic news UU Parenting blog

Applegate, Oregon

American Dipper in the Applegate River, Applegate, Oregon, near the Applegate Store and Cafe.

12 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Road trips

Finance Team – October 2014

Submitted By Lori Sirtosky The Finance Team is very pleased to report that we have established a bank account. We […]

16 hours ago

Sacred Path, a Unitarian Universalist Church in Indianapolis, Indiana (Site / Info)

Finance Team

Covenant Team – October 2014

Submitted By Lori Sirtosky The Covenant Team has been working the past year to facilitate a process by which the […]

17 hours ago

Sacred Path, a Unitarian Universalist Church in Indianapolis, Indiana (Site / Info)

Covenant Team

Expanding the Circle 4

The First Principle Project We also know that the meat production industry produces 18% of all greenhouse gases – more than the entire transportation sector. If climate change is a concern (and it sur

19 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Expanding the Circle

Sanctuary initiative holds Denver families together, and other UUs in the media

Sanctuary seeker takes refuge from deportation at UU church In an effort to avoid being forcibly deported by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Arturo Hernandez became Colorado’s first sanctua

20 hours ago

uuworld.org : UUs in the Media (Site / Info)

UUs in the Media

UNCO 14: last thoughts

The last session I attended at UNCO 14 West was the session on the spiritual and mental health of pastors on Wednesday morning. The purpose of the Wednesday morning breakout sessions is to figure out

20 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

UNCO14 Bay area, Calif.

Join the elite

Those of us who are religious progressives continue to try to understand conservative Christianity in the United States, and more specifically to understand how a religious option that asserts the lea

21 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Providing Sanctuary as an Act of Faith

Sanctuary is a faithful response to an invitation from the immigrant community to walk with them and follow their lead as they fight for and insist on justice. On Tuesday, Arturo Armando Hernández Gar

21 hours ago

Standing On The Side Of Love » Blog (Site / Info)

Blog immigration sanctuary Arturo Hernandez CIR Not 1 More Rev Kierstin Homblette Rev. Mike Morran

Communications Team – October 2014

Submitted By Lori Sirtosky The Communications Team has created a Leadership Resources section of the site that will serve to […]

21 hours ago

Sacred Path, a Unitarian Universalist Church in Indianapolis, Indiana (Site / Info)

Communications Team