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Huh.

After a long long day, I pulled through the McDonald's drive-thru for a small order of fries. I am not sure when I last had McDonald's fries. But I was looking forward to these suckers. And they were

1 hour ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

James Barrett — Unitarian Universalist Reproductive Justice Activist

Note - this is the text for a short talk that I gave on 31 August 2014 as part of a worship service for All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church in Shreveport, Louisiana.  The podcast audio recording f

4 hours ago

Liberal Faith Development (Site / Info)

Parting Wisdom from Don Skinner of InterConnections

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7 hours ago

Growing Unitarian Universalism (Site / Info)

Organizational Maturity

An invitation to the party (haiku)

Your experience Bound with collective vision Shapes our work today Courage, friends!

7 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

Uncategorized Unitarian Universalist values Sustainability

DIA A DIA/ Mojón kilométrico

Si Kiko Rivera hubiera estado atento cuando iba al colegio habría podido aprender a hablar en español y así, sabría que un mojón no es lo que él cree sino una señal, generalmente de piedra, que indica

7 hours ago

GABRIEL JARABA blog (Site / Info)

Día a día Independència Ignorancia Josep Guardiola Kiko Rivera

Sanctioned Prejudice

Cardinal Francis George, Head of the Archdiocese of Chicago, writes in a column for Catholic New World (September 7-20, 2014):   “In recent years, society has brought social and legislative approval t

9 hours ago

The Human Spirit (Site / Info)

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Fever pitch

Hard to believe they can keep this up, let alone ramp it up from now until election day, but I suppose it's possible. Emails are cheap, and the Romney for President Inc. email generator might be botto

12 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

UU? What the heck is UU?!?

  When people find out that I am Unitarian Universalist, the question I get asked most often (aside from “why the confusing name?”) is “Unitarian Universalist? What the heck is Unitarian Universalist?

14 hours ago

Christine Organ (Site / Info)

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Shedding Secrecy, Vodou Becomes More Public

Whether it’s spelled Voodoo, Vodou, or Voudoun, this frequently-misunderstood religion of the African diaspora is starting to get a makeover in the American consciousness. A traditionally secretive re

15 hours ago

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

Religion Chicago Lilith Dorsey New Orleans New Orleans Healing Center Vodou Voodoo Voudoun

Things We Don’t Talk About: Women’s Stories from the Red Tent

The public is welcome to attend a screening of “Things We Don’t Talk About: Women’s Stories from the Red Tent” at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson on Sunday, Sept. 28, 4 to 8 p.m. The Re

16 hours ago

Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)

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Motivation toward Ministry #2

We are talking about where our deepest motivations for ministry come from. In Part#1, we talked about the difference between an external call and internal motivation.  We represented that dichotomy wi

16 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Ordinary Heroism

I was driving down the highway. While the radio was on to my favorite local NPR station, to be honest I wasn’t really listening. Then I caught a fragment of a sentence, from a Boston doctor who was ob

17 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Two things in Little Rock

Last night my wife and I attended the banquet in Little Rock at which the Governor's Awards for Quality were presented to Arkansas corporations. One of the Governor's Award winners is a name that wood

17 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Saw in Toronto: picture of the church inside on the outside

I saw something clever when Husband and I vacationed in Toronto this summer. We passed by a United Church of Canada parish church — a huge edifice, with what I guess is historically small congregation

18 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Religious architecture Mission and Polity

Unique

Perhaps you thought socks were supposed to come in matched pairs, each with an identical mate. But maybe even socks get to be unique individuals, traveling in the company of another who has their own

19 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Diez y Seis de Septiembre—El Grito de Delores

Padre Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla and  El Grito de Delores. Quick, what’s Mexican Independence Day?   If you answered Cinco de Mayo, you’d be wrong.   That is a minor provincial holiday in Mexico that h

22 hours ago

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

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En route to the People's Climate March

NEWS: Updates throughout the week from the People’s Climate Train en route to New York City.

1 day ago

uuworld.org: latest stories (Site / Info)

September 16–The Garden: Resilience

Resilience.  The Latin source of this English word means “to jump back, or to rebound.”  Among the features of our “yarden” are some antique as well as newer containers.  The antiques include some hea

1 day ago

Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

UU 7th Principle The Garden

So Much Chart Paper...

We do a fair amount of brainstorming and sharing of ideas around here, and while we have white boards in most classrooms, we still go through rather a lot of those sticky easel pad sheets.  Yes, I pur

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Recipe

Amidst the din of global news and professional things-to-do, one of my great joys and daily forms of calming-my-soul-and-mind the past several weeks has been the recipe. What a wonderful meditative ac

1 day ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

Uncategorized parenting daily practice dinner