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UU Adult RE Spirit in Practice

In what ways are you creative?  I didn't inherit the artistic gene. My mother and my siblings draw pretty well. I draw well enough for Pictionary. I used to write poetry often but I'm out of practice.

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My Buddhagan Chronicles (Site / Info)

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Culturally Incompetent, Idiot Frogs With Scalpels

So this one time, Gary breathed on a dead woman and brought her back to life.  True story. He and ... Continue reading

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Rebel With A Label Maker (Site / Info)

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Culture and Community: The Significance of Black History

“To Know, To Will, To Dare, To No Longer Be Silent – by Tanisia Greer Today is the last day of February concluding Black History Month for 2015. Each year the U.S. celebrates the legacy, and influence

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

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Lent, Days 9 and 10, Grace cont’d

As it turns out the section specifically on grace in the catechism ran out on Thursday.  I meant to post yesterday, but failed to do so, so I’m doubling up today.  I’ll be looking at a couple of other

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All-Soulo (Site / Info)


wrest and wry...

Readers may know that I have a fascination with words, and the use of those words allows me to appear intellectual despite the number of hours I've spent isolated in the wood shop. It is surprising ho

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Truth and Meaning: American Feudalism

Every day, we hear the mantra of the conservative extremists crying for less government, a plea that I share. We should have less government spending on the military industrial complex. We should have

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uujeff's muse kennel and pizzatorium (Site / Info)

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This Week's Prayer

Dear Great Unknown, Some theoretical physicists are now suggesting that there was no big bang, no beginning point of time, and that the age of the universe is infinite. We do not know if this is true.

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)


True religion is where the rubber hits the road

Peter Morales wrote in the Fall, 2014 issue of UU World, " Religion, I have long believed, is much more about what we love than about what we think. The central religious task is to change hearts, not

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

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The Spiritual Life

One day while walking quietly together, out of the silence the Buddha’s attendant Ananda declared, “Teacher, to have companions and comrades on the great way is so amazing! I have come to realize that

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


In Full Bloom

That magic moment when the cherry trees are in full bloom is notoriously brief. Of course, cherry trees don’t mind. The moment of flowering is only an invitation to the bees to set in motion the much

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


The USS Princeton—The SNAFU that Nearly Wiped out an Administrtion

The USS Princeton --the most advance warship in the world in 1843, The USS Princeton was supposed to be the future of the United States Navy.   Fairly bursting with new technology it was likely the mo

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

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Yolo Bypass Wildlife Refuge

This afternoon, I spent about three hours at the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Refuge, some 25 saure miles of managed habitat for waterfowl just east of Davis, Calif. Above: Yolo Bypass Refuge, near parking lo

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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February 28–The Ready Room: This Was Just a Drill

This was just a drill… I don’t fully know why, but for most of my life I have been somewhat obsessed with safety and exit strategies in case of an emergency. I am the one who will seek out and … Conti

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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Breakfast and Transformation

Behold - a farm fresh egg, gently fried, served over cheese grits, with a big dot of chipotle Cholula. Whenever I can, this is what I make for breakfast. Isn't it lovely? Of course, lovely doesn't get

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Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

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UU Lent - Kindness

Random Act of Kindness Week was Feb 9-15 2015. World Kindness Day is Nov 13 2015.

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My Buddhagan Chronicles (Site / Info)

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Noticing the Passing of the Espresso Priest

In the wake of noted actor Leonard Nimoy’s death, people may have missed that the Reverend Canon Malcolm Boyd has also died. An Episcopal priest, he first gained public attention in the nineteen sixti

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Where Do You Live?

I just received by UU World today.  Not surprisingly it is about racial justice.  It got me to thinking about where do most UU's live.  To me, one strong way of bringing about racial justice is to liv

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Everyday Unitarian (Site / Info)

Honoring memories of Selma, and other UUs in the media

More coverage of UU connections to the historic march in Selma, Ala. Former executive editor of The New York Times Howell Raines reflects on the powerful experience he had in 1965 when he was given th

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uuworld.org : UUs in the Media (Site / Info)

UUs in the Media

A little about Agent Carter and Homeland

I have a bad cold, so if this post is stupider, or smarter, than usual, that may be why. It's like drunk blogging with chest-wracking coughs. If you're afraid of spoilers, don't be. I'm not giving awa

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

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Our whole complicated lives, new humanism, Malcolm X, and more

Our whole complicated lives The Rev. Gretchen Haley writes about “how loving works.” Some people are really super duper consistent in the type (and biological sex) of the person they fall in love with

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uuworld.org : The Interdependent Web (Site / Info)

Interdependent Web