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The Mystery of St. Valentine

St. Valentine as depicted in the Basilica di Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Rome.  This modern icon includes an inscription in English in the text he is holding. So just what do we know about this St. Valen

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

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The Art of Connection

This sermon was preached at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Huntington on 2/14/16 and looks at the intersecting roles that desire and connection have in building a world centered in justice,

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THE MYSTERIES OF INTIMACY: A Buddhist Meditation on Valentine’s Day

THE MYSTERIES OF INTIMACY A Buddhist Meditation for Valentine’s Day James Ishmael Ford 14 February 2016 Pacific Unitarian Church Rancho Palos Verdes, California You may have noticed that today is Vale

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Column: Amas Veritas and the Confessions of a Romantic 

“I dream of a love that even time will lie down and be still for…” Many readers here are familiar with that line from the popular movie Practical Magic (1998). Two sisters, the quest for love, and a f

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Valentine’s Day: Time-scissored work— the meaning-full giftedness of fragments

Frontispiece to Mary Robinson trans. of Sappho [1796] Readings: Two poetic fragments by Sappho translated by Willis Barnstone in ""Sweetbitter Love", Shambhala, 2006: “Afroditi and Desire” It is not e

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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A prototype white oak cabinet I watched the Republican primary debate last night as they took turns blasting each other with rude remarks.  They called each other liars and hypocrites and argued over

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

CUC Month

(bad) Unitarian Universalist Joke (but there is no other kind) Q: What do you get if you put two Unitarian Universalists together? A: Three opinions. The post CUC Month appeared first on Canadian Unit

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CUC Month

Valentine’s Day

Hooray for love! Yes, sure, romantic love, but also the love of friends and family and pets. Also the love of chocolate and warm socks and a perfect cup of coffee or tea. The love of books. The love o

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Salvation Art

“Painting is easy,” said the immortal Impressionist Edgar Degas, ”when you don’t know how. But when you do know how, it’s very difficult.” Lucky for me that I didn’t know how. Because a spring was bre

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Soul Seeds (Site / Info)

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February 14-Science and Reason: Evolution of Love

When I was a teenager I wrote a lot of poems, mostly about love. It is interesting to look back on those poems now and witness the roller coaster of emotions I felt at that time in my life. On … Conti

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Antonin Scalia (1936 – 2016) – RIP

I’m a gay man and I’m saying don’t spit or dance on Antonin Scalia’s grave. I believe in prison abolition and radical police and justice reform including being staunchly against the death penalty and

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14 February 2016 All-Ages Worship Service

Please join us on Sunday (14 February 2016) at 11:00 AM for “World Community Begins at Home” — an all-ages worship service presented by the children, youth, and adults of All Souls. Living into our Si

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Food fight

Did they really have the Republican debate at "The Peace Center"?! That's rich. The candidates who competed to see who could pound the drums of war the hardest, perhaps to make up for their lack of mi

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Adult Religious Education — 14 February 2016

Please join us on Sunday (14 February 2016) at 9:15 AM for our adult religious education class “Spirit in Practice” Our next adult class will be adapted from the UUA’s Tapestry of Faith adult curricul

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

What's next for the SCOTUS

Imagine the conservative heads exploding if the President had said or done anything— a.n.y.t.h.i.n.g —political after Antonin Scalia died in regard to his appointment. Of course, he did no such thing.

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Antonin Scalia’s Legacy

Antonin Scalia was a Supreme Court justice since 1986 who died today and in those 30 years made absolutely terrible decisions all the time. He also had other justices especially Clarence Thomas follow

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Ears to Hear

  It begins with a small rustle A quick scurry in a corner of your mind Wind in the leaves A small mouse making a home in your cellar It could be Just an old house that creaks like your bones Maybe Li

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La entrevista en El Punt Avui TV, en las webs de la UAB

  El Departamento de Periodismo y Ciencias de la Comunicación de la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona y el Gabinete de Comunicación y Educación de esa universidad, de los que formo parte como profesor

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Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins Raised the Bar for Disciplined Non-violent Disobedience

Nashville students launched lunch counter sit-ins in 1960. When Nashville student protesters entered downtown Woolworths, S. H. Kress, and McClellan stores and asked to be served at the lunch counters

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

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Column: From A Land Down Under

[Today we welcome columnist Inga Leonora Westerberg. In January, The Wild Hunt said goodbye to Cosette Paneque as she ventured off to engage in new and exciting personal projects. However, while it is

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