“The punk rock of choral music” — that’s what some people call Sacred Harp singing. It’s loud, highly rhythmic, often with fast tempi. And that’s what I did with my Saturday: I went to an all-day Sacr
Musical arts Sacred Harp singing
Please join us on Sunday (28 August 2016) for “A Sense of Belonging” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell. What does it mean to have a “sense of belonging” in a faith community? Or in every aspect of one’s own lif
DJT imagines the Clinton Foundation is part of "a vast criminal enterprise"? Perhaps because if it were him, if he had ever given that kind of money, he would definitely "want things" and "expect thin
I got to meet the super adorable neighbor cat today and catch it on video, unfortunately it won’t post on WordPress. So, so much smaller then Lenny and Squiggy. I suspected he was owned by liking peop
After a full year of hoopla and hype the National Park Service celebrates its official centennial with a big bash at Yellowstone Park, the original gem in a system that now includes 125 National Par
Barack Obama CCC Government shutdown Malheur takeover Mission 66 National Park Service Park Rangers Reorganization Act Sierra Club Stephen T. Mather Theodore Roosevelt Yellowstone Park
Reading my UU World over coffee this morning, I read two articles back to back that begged a response, and I am grateful to both the authors for the passion they ignited in me to be in conversation. I
The interaction of religion and politics in Ásatrú and Heathenry has long been a contentious one, as we have recently been reminded during the many heated reactions to a divisive public statement by t
Paganism Religion politics Heathenry Asatru David Carron Destiny Ballard Douglas Helvie Drew Johnson Heidi Shewchuck Jennifer Snook Kari Tauring Lagaria Farmer Matt Walker Stevie Miller Thad N. Horrell Thomas de Mayo Vicki Burns Victor Booker Vincent Enlund William Thor Connor
The philosophy of my work grew from two slender threads, carefully woven through years into a consistent body of work. The first of those philosophical threads was given to me as a young man when an e
Any moment now a breeze or a child will come along and the dandelion puffball will be flying everywhere, hundreds of tiny parachutes dropping seeds in all directions. But not yet. What in your life mi
Not so good the first two nights. So incredibly awkward. Gave up the last two nights trying to get to bed, did do it later in the night after getting up. I really hope it gets a whole lot easier.
Whether it’s keeping the grass cut or teaching a class. We’ve had full Sunday Services and Sunday Morning Forums. We’ve welcomed a human dynamo, Walter Clark and helped feed those in need. And as we c
gratitude community Generosity commitment Caring for One Another Community Building Denominational Connections Finances
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The sunrise slipping later in the morning, that nip in the air, and children aggregating in school zones, all sure signs of the season changing. It's always irked me; August should be summer , through
TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Pagan community lost one of its members in an apartment fire early Monday morning. Leticia Gill, also known as Tisha Gill, and her mother Rhonda Gill were killed after becomi
Paganism apartment fire Kansas Rhonda Gill Tisha Gill Topeka Topeka Pagan Gatherings
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By Marc Bekoff A number of people have asked me to weigh in on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recent announcement that they would like to lift the ban on research on animal-human chimera rese
activism Science and Medicine Environment and Conservation Marc Bekoff The Animals' Agenda
I have been gradually thinking through my box to hold a collection of turned samples of Arkansas woods, and have as my deadline for completion, September 10 when I have a group of members from the Ame
It's finally here - the 2016 CUUPS Convocation starts this (Fri. August 26) afternoon at First Church Unitarian in Salem Massachusetts.
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