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Table Grace

One kind of grace is a little blessing or “thank you” to say before meals. Here’s one that might work for you.

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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The Grasshopper and the Ant

It isn’t fair if someone who doesn’t work gets the fruits of someone else’s labor. But grace isn’t about fair.

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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Muddy Children

Hosea Ballou was a Universalist who believed in the grace of a loving God.

1 hour ago

Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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Mad Men: A Morality Tale

By Marilyn Sewell This blog originally appeared in The Huffington Post. I don't know about you, but I'm already missing AMC's "Mad Men": nevermore will I see Joan's clothes and fulsome figure striding

5 hours ago

Beacon Broadside (Site / Info)

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La caverna se quita la máscara

Me había prometido a mi mismo no regodearme en las delicias del sabor retro de la derechuza española. Es esta una sustancia adictiva, que proporciona un placer momentáneo –la contemplación de la persi

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GABRIEL JARABA blog (Site / Info)

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Old House

An old house knows What time can do And how to survive The storms, the rain, the wind Timbers creak The roof is patched Termites have nibbled where they would Ah, but in basement Memories are stored W

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Sermons, Poetry, and Other Musings (Site / Info)

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Emerging Ministries Grow from UU Roots

Nell Krahnke grew up Unitarian Universalist (UU) and when she arrived at the College of Wooster and noticed that there wasn’t a UU group on campus she looked around and said “Alright, here’s the deal.

10 hours ago

Blue Boat of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Site / Info)

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calling for a change of response...

Much of what I read about in the news now can be directly attributed to changes in the global climate. There are massive movements in global populations that are brought on by war, violence, expanding

11 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Happy Birthday, Bob!

Leslie Townes Hope, better known to my parents and my generation as Bob Hope would have been one hundred and twelve today.

11 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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A Chanted Diamond Sutra

The Diamond Sutra is one of the two most popular of the Prajnaparamita Sutra cycle, Mahayana Buddhist spiritual texts particularly associated with the Zen way. It has been said reading or hearing this

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Guest Post: A Polytheist Primer

[Today we welcome guest writer Anomalous Thracian, a Polytheist Priest and spirit worker living in the North East. He is the director at Polytheist.com and blogger at Thracian Exodus.] POLYTHEISM (Nou

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

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from The Handbook by Epictetus

11. Whatever happens, do not say, “I have lost it.” Merely say, “It has gone on again.” Tagged: #Stoicism

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Theopoetics (Site / Info)

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Handprint

Every single person’s fingerprint is unique. No hand is quite like any other. Which is no reason to stop there when with a little paint and effort you can really make your hands stand out in a crowd.

14 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Better Late to the Party than Never, Rhode Island

A political cartoon decrying Rhode Island's failure to ratify the Constitution. Always contrarian Rhode Island had stamped its tiny foot and threatened to hold its breath until it turned blue.   No, t

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

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Binges

In trying weeks a bit of distraction can be a blessing. This week it's Call the Midwife. Thank goodness for Netflix.

19 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

"the most holistic and accessible movement for radical transformation"

"Unitarian Universalism should be the most accessible and holistic movement for the radical  transformation of our culture." Start with the goal: we want the radical transformation of our culture. Jus

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Interdependent Web: American-style religion

A weekly roundup of blogs and other user-generated web content about Unitarian Universalism.

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UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

Read this: Theology of liberation for white antiracists

A white Minnesota minister seeks to involve more Unitarian Universalists in the Black Lives Matter movement.

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UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

Media roundup: Colorado UUs provide sanctuary, demand justice

A weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources.

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UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalism has an issue: radical goals and non-radical tactics

I finally wrote a full post on this tension I’ve had since September 2014 when I gave a guest sermon. This is based on “Not my father’s religion”, published in 2007. The contradictions in what UUs pro

21 hours ago

Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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