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Listening to Dissenting Voices

I have a confession, I love politics. I love listening to the talking heads debate policy. I love the analysis after an address or state of the union. I love tracking the polls. Every four years on el

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Pagan Doctor Injects Hope, Understanding into Cancer

[Today journalist Terence Ward shares an interview with a Pagan doctor who is helping other magic-workers and healers understand cancer. If you enjoy articles like this, please consider donating to Th

1 hour ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Board: Annual Program Fund will move to percent-of-budget model

Formula and timeline still in the works, but UUA will switch from per-member to percent-of-budget funding model.

2 hours ago

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Emma's observation about Jesus and tough love

Emma: What are you thinking about? Me: I was just in a discussion with a conservative who thinks Jesus was about tough love. Emma: Yeah, if you were a money-changer.

2 hours ago

it's all one thing (Site / Info)

Delving Deeper

by Joanne Dingus Our Sunday morning services are meant to inspire, challenge and help us connect with our UU faith and guide us on our spiritual paths. So when the hour is done, we are often left with

2 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)


The Death Penalty on Trial: a Meditation

In just shy of two weeks Americans will be going to the polls. What is at the front of everyone’s mind is the presidential election. Totally reasonable. But, there are other issues going to be decided

4 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Idaho Supreme Court candidates forum

It won't be as compelling as Judge Judy or the trial of the Bundy gang, but this looks like an event worth watching, put on by the Idaho Environmental Forum. Next Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at 4:30 pm

6 hours ago

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  By  Joanne Dingus I wanted to share my reflections from the Retreat. I have been going to the Retreat ever since it began fifteen years ago. It has changed for me personally as my family changed. Th

6 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)


Don't mess with that woman

Newt Gingrich had slightly different media metrics to cite for his tête-à-tête with Megyn Kelly. 23 minutes vs. 57 seconds (rather than the minute seven used in the fundraising email), which would mak

7 hours ago

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National Affordable Housing Strategy

Read the letter sent from the CUC National Voice Team to the minister of Families, Children, and Social Development in support of a National Affordable Housing Strategy  here. Find the attached analys

7 hours ago

Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

Actions and Issues

Quite sadly the assumption is made

The assumption is made that human beings are individually conscious and have the individual capacity of free will, and that no other species (plant or animal) has such attributes at the same level. Bu

8 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

STLT#23, Bring Many Names

Bring many names, beautiful and good; celebrate in parable and story, holiness in glory, living, loving God: hail and hosanna, bring many names. Strong mother God, working night and day, planning all

8 hours ago

Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

Hymn by Hymn

Who Wants to Host Convocations?

CUUPS is looking for chapters and/or UU Congregations interested in hosting our next Convocation. Here's a bit of info on what they are and what's involved.

8 hours ago

Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

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Across the Field

Adventure awaits across the field—but only because adventure is already on the minds of intrepid explorers. Where do you visit only in your imagination? The Daily Compass offers words and images to in

11 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)


A Mule Named Sal and an Inland Empire

I’ve got an old mule and her name is Sal Fifteen years on the Erie Canal She’s a good old worker and a good old pal Fifteen years on the Erie Canal We’ve hauled some barges in our day Filled with lumb

13 hours ago

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

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Toys of the Future

I have watched the first three episodes of “Westworld” tonight and am about to watch the fourth after blogging.  Gaming continues to get more complex. Far more than what I grew up with in the early 80

17 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)


how we spend our lives…

Back before we became adult adults, my younger sister and I would call each other whenever we were overwhelmed with life  and one of us would remind the other: Breathe in. Breathe out. If you forget t

19 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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The end of the fundraising (ha ha)

Subject: Our last chance From: Newt Gingrich (aka Team Ryan, aka the joint fundraising committee authorized by and composed of Ryan for Congress, Inc., Prosperity Action, Inc., and the NRCC) "The fund

1 day ago

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first try...

My middle school students made a first attempt at making lids for their Shaker boxes, but I am encouraging them to try again for a better fit. I explained that the second effort often takes less time

1 day ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Meditation Reveals and Heals: Making Peace with Our Anxieties Through Mindfulness

By Thich Nhat Hanh In mindfulness one is not only restful and happy, but alert and awake. Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality. The person who practices mindfulness should

1 day ago

Beacon Broadside: A Project of Beacon Press (Site / Info)

Religion The Miracle of Mindfulness Thich Nhat Hanh