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Climate First! March

CLIMATE FIRST! Peaceful Direct Action at Wells Fargo Bank in Frederick Wells Fargo Bank branch, 7860 Wormans Mill Rd. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:30am-12 noon Gather at Wegman’s Market Cafe (at o

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uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)

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American Muslims

There are approximately 1.5 billion Muslims in the world today, making it the world’s second largest religion. (Christianity is the first largest, with 2.1 billion adherents. And the Hindu Tradition i

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Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

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STLT#356, Will You Seek in Far-Off Places?

Among the things I have learned in almost a year of doing this practice is that I am sometimes the outlier – sometimes I see something in a hymn others don’t see that makes me anxious or angry or bore

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Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

Hymn by Hymn Range: Moderate Tune Recordings Available Kimberley's Nope List Singability: Moderate Mood: Haunting/Mystical

leaving Indivisible Kentucky.

It is with deep sadness that I announce that I am severing my ties with Indivisible Kentucky. Like many of you, I was distressed at the outcome of the November election. It was clear to me that I had

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straight and square

I got up early this morning and went to the shop, anxious to install hinges on boxes. (A task now complete.) Today we have a mini documentary film fest at ESSA with three short documentary films will

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Unexpected

“Resilience is all about being able to overcome the unexpected. Sustainability is about survival. The goal of resilience is to thrive.” ―Jamais Cascio How has overcoming the unexpected allowed you to

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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“Growing Less Religious” and “Overcoming Intuition” – More Bad Assumptions

An academic study circulating around social media assumes that “growing less religious” and “overcoming intuition” are inherently good things. These are bad assumptions that conflate religion with bel

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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God is Alive, Magic Is Afoot: Recalling the Wondrous Leonard Cohen

Leonard Norman Cohen was born on this day, the 21st of September, in 1934, in Westmont, an English-speaking enclave of Montreal. His mother was the child of a renowned rabbi and scholar, his father th

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Lenny is Bad for Sleep

Usually, I lock Lenny upstairs when I go to bed.  It’s because he likes to meow and hat at me when I try to sleep and wake me up early. Well, last night with a guest here he was absolutely terrible. 

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Take Action for Health Care Afterschool Programs & CHIP

Bad News: Tell your Senator this week what you think about the Graham-Cassidy health care bill. This bill would: (from CREDO).  End employer-provided health coverage for many Americans. Eliminate subs

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Way out in Idaho

Noticed on Betsy Russell's blog that Idaho is considering wildlife overpasses "near the Montana border," up into the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, and on the way to Yellowstone, on US 20. We got ac

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We have so much to offer

From the first time you come to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula you can feel the energy. Parents come to give their kids an exposure to religious education, but they discover a

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Rumpcare

A friend's recommendation prompted me to watch the whole of John McCain's "return to the Senate" speech from back in July. It would be fully inspirational if the ensuing two months had held something

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Autumn, a time to harvest magical and medicinal herbs

TWH – Autumn celebrations are often designated as times to “reap what you sow” and for many Pagans, Heathens, and Witches that means harvest time for plants with both magical and medicinal purposes. T

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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The U.S. Has A Moral Responsibility to Support Refugees

At a time when the world is in the midst of the largest global migration crisis on record, any decision to reduce the refugee admissions cap is an affront to the moral responsibility of the United Sta

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Drafting a Manifesto for a Western Zen Buddhist Sangha in the Twenty-First Century

      Drafting a Manifesto for a Western Zen Buddhist Sangha in the Twenty-First Century As most of my friends know, Jan & I retired from our professional lives and returned home to California intendi

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Problems Are the Path

Forgiveness, part 3 There’s a reason that we were built to carry grudges. Grudges are the energy that seeks retribution. For all the ways retribution goes too far, and all the progress made in develop

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

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Mabon Ritual for Racial Justice, Sept. 24

7-8 p.m. in the social hall Our Social Justice Wheel of the Year continues into Mabon at the Fall Equinox. This is the time of the harvest when we have tables groaning with the fruits of our labor. Wh

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When Hurricane Harvey Hit, Texas Abortion Providers Stepped Up

By Carole Joffe: In addition to all the other devastating blows Houston-area residents weathered from Hurricane Harvey, those women who had previously scheduled an abortion or who suddenly realized th

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

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The sensitivity of the child.

Children will spend a lot of time pretending through play, but this does not mean that they are insensitive to the implications of real life, or that they are incapable of discerning that which is rea

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)