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A New High at UUFP!

We’ve doubled what we had through today with checks and Vanco!   Be a part of raising a new roof!

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)


The Man Who Could Not Go Home Again —Thomas Wolfe

The Playbill from the original 1958 Broadway production of Look Homward Angel with Tony Perkins as Eugene Gant. Not quite a decade later a high school production introduced me to Thomas Wolfe.  It was

1 hour ago

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

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My tweets

Sat, 16:50: What Is the Motive of the Roseburg Shooter? Seriously? A motive? http://t.co/2UvsQBjAEj

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Dangerous Common Sense (Site / Info)


Spiritually Speaking: And You Shall Set You Free!

How did “holding it together” become the model of strength?   I know in my body when I am holding on to something too strongly.   Sometimes it is an idea of how something could unfold, a plan, a resen

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Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church (Site / Info)

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Sacred Economics: "We’ve all been given a gift, a gift of life. What we do with our lives is our gift back"

The walnut tree and the church back-yard Readings: From a short film about Charles Eisenstein’s book “Sacred Economics”  The film begins with a epigraph by Edo: “We’ve all been given a gift, a gift of

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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We Foil a Bike Heist

Foxiebeau on the floor at Starbucks ​Sometime between 5 and 6 in the morning, I hear the clink clank of my harness and leash, and then my one and only asks me if I want to go to Starbucks. This is nev

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spirit flows thru -- Alison Rittger's spiritual reflections on finding the holy in the daily - blog (Site / Info)


Column: The People Without Colour

[Columnist Rhyd Wildermuth is one of our talented monthly columnist. If you enjoy reading his work, consider donating to our Wild Hunt Fall Fund Drive today. It is you that makes it all possible! Your

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

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Feed Me!

Baby birds peep and open wide their enormous mouths, calling to their parents to bring more, more. That might sound greedy, but evolution has designed baby birds with wide mouths and shrill voices to

11 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)


To Quit Playing God

From New Yorker writer Paul Simms comes a piece entitled “God’s Blog.” Here is the Creator of the Universe, the Holy of Holies, blogging about the grand and glorious Creation that’s just unfolded at t

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Soul Seeds (Site / Info)

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October 4-Loss: A Lose-Lose Situation

As a transition from our last theme, Justice, to our current theme, Loss, I offer  words from Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book “Between the World and Me.” In this book, which is written as a letter to his teena

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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on way home...

guns readied for destruction I am on my way home from a quick family reunion in Iowa. Readers might be interested in the experience in Australia as described by Richard Bazeley: "In the 18 years befor

18 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Radical Compassion Centered Social Justice

For me compassion is the centerpiece of effective radical social justice. If we engage in “calling people in” to compassion based discussion instead of “calling them out” for unacceptable beliefs are

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Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

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Go to a bookstore

It’s the last day of Banned Books Week 2015. Local bookstores are often on the front lines of fighting local book bans. (And while I rely on the big behemoth booksellers, face-to-face bookstores can b

22 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Did he say that out loud?

A funny thing happened to Kevin McCarthy on his way to becoming Speaker of the House; he mistook the friendly audience of a Fox News studio and partisan hack Sean Hannity for a confessional, and bragg

23 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

America and Guns – Reaping the Harvest We Sowed

The thousands of gun deaths each year and the handful of mass shootings that grab our attention are the inevitable result of a culture that values power over life and dominance over cooperation. We ar

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Your tax dollars at work

Something about a hurricane, viewed from outside our planet's atmosphere... a feast of images from the International Space Station, with Joaquin at the top of the page, but lots more to amaze down the

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

4 October 2015 Worship Service

Please join us on Sunday (4 October 2015) at 11:00 AM for our annual “Blessing of the Animals” worship service presented by Susan Bettinger and friends (two-legged, four-legged and others) Bring all t

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

Words of Comfort

WORDS OF COMFORT Love gathers us here today and this is so important, our togetherness…. Just to be together, to look into one another’s faces, takes away some of the loneliness and draws our hearts t

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Soul Seeds (Site / Info)


Oregon Pagan Community loses member in College Shooting

ROSEBURG, Ore — On Thursday Oct. 1, a 26-year old man entered several buildings on the Umpqua Community College near Roseburg, Oregon and opened fire killing a total of ten people and injuring 9 other

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

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We got lucky!

The roof survived and the hurricane changed direction. If it hadn’t… Please take a moment and chip in to replace the roof.

1 day ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)