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The Siege of Cuddalore—Last Battle of the American Revolution

British Regulars engage forces of the Sultan of Mysore during the Seige of Cuddalore The last battle of the American Revolution came to an end on July 25, 1783 when the combatants got preliminary noti

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

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The tool house at home

The following is from Bayard T. Putnam's article in July, 1895, "Century." "I wish to present a plea for a 'tool house' at home for the young people, and one well stocked with the best tools. A great

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Lughnasa: Bad Harvest

[W]e look toward Lughnasa, the traditional Celtic celebration of the harvest...my mind turns toward what we as a nation are reaping from our history.

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Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

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A rusted-out wreck. Pollution. An eye sore. But over the years this old hulk may very well have become a fox’s den, a hollow for a bee hive, a rabbit’s safe haven. Has something that someone else has

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


john a powell on the Human Journey

At one of the workshops at the Unitarian Universalist Russell Lockwood Leadership School, the Reverend Jan Christian cited something from an interview with john a powell (he prefers to use the lower c

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


At 150, Beatrix Potter continues to delight

The beloved children’s author was also a talented scientific illustrator and conservationist.

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uuworld.org: latest stories (Site / Info)

The queer path of Christian virtue

Exploring the queerness of the Christian tradition can shed light on its content.

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uuworld.org: latest stories (Site / Info)

Can People of Color Truly Be Safe in UU Congregations?

Situation #1 There was a memorial service for someone I knew at a UU congregation last Sunday. I knew the officiant for the service, and had emailed them earlier to let them know I was going to be at

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East Of Midnight (Site / Info)

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Weekends Away

I generally work Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday and it was nice to work Saturday this week so I could take a weekend off. Got to visit Boston and see lots of things and go to a fun party. I’m not

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)


More fear, less reason

The psychology of why Americans are afraid of historically low crime levels is a fascinating thing to consider, and the answers you might think of are featured in that NYMag piece. But the "historical

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Hudson, Ohio, to Black Wolf, Wis.

Yesterday, we drove from Hudson, Ohio, to Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin. The drive was long and remarkable only because of a huge traffic jam that we were able to avoid by using an online map service, and

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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After The Tower, The Sun

I try to help us learn skills and practices that will help us survive and succeed, and I advocate for religions that promote virtues and enable connections. And occasionally, I try to remind us all th

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the meaning of life, and death – a sermon offered july 24, 2016

Reading: On Living, by Nazim Hikmet  Sermon: “The Meaning of Life, and Death”  My children, at 8 and 10, are old enough now that they realize when I am listening to the news on the car radio. More imp

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Another Possibility (Site / Info)

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Pagan Voices: Ivo Dominguez, Jr., Amy Castner, SunTiger and more!

Pagan Voices is a spotlight on recent quotes and images from figures within Pagan and Heathen communities. These voices may appear in the burgeoning Pagan media or a mainstream outlet, but all showcas

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Unleash the Hounds (Link Roundup)

There are lots of articles and essays of interest to modern Pagans and Heathens out there, sometimes more than our team can write about in-depth in any given week. So The Wild Hunt must unleash the ho

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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the bent for mechanical pursuits

The following is from the Course of Study, Manual Arts Training Department, Chicago Public Schools, 1899-1900Skill in the use of tools is of incalculable advantage. It gives useful employment to many

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Marcus Aurelius, from Exhortations to Himself

Bk. III. 4. Do not waste the time you have left in life thinking about what others are thinking when you could be thinking about something useful. You are losing the chance to think about something be

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Turning Loneliness Around

Several years ago, writer Adam Gopnik of The New Yorker shared the story of his four-year-old daughter’s imaginary friend. A very concerning story, because this was no usual childhood playmate who sha

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Soul Seeds (Site / Info)

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23 July 2016 Worship Service and Summer Fun for Children and Youth

Please join us on Sunday (23 July 2016) at 11:00 AM for “As Love Grows Up” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell — the All Souls Choir will sing during this service as well. The summer fun activity for children and

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

Old Ways

A telephone booth may well be the most recent obsolete item of our modern age. You don’t have be all that old to remember the fad of seeing how many people you could stuff in a phone booth, let alone

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)