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Co-workers With the Gods

Some believe human consciousness is expanding and we are now ready to receive god-awareness. But history says unveilings are always presented to individuals, never to humanity as a whole. Human progre

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Out of order

It's woefully old news (and moot to boot, after today's ruling), but the link in yesterday's Eye on Boise post about Peterson's lament, with its promise of being just "the final four minutes" of the I

2 hours ago

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Co-Existing with Fundamentalist Religion

Last Sunday, as most of you know, Operation Save America disrupted the Sunday Service at the First Unitarian Church of New Orleans. They interrupted the minister who was presiding over a moment of sil

2 hours ago

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Sunday Services (August 2014)

Services for August 2014 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula theme: “Lost” Arts August 3rd: “The Art of Being Present” The covenant enacted by members of the Fellowship includes

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Did not see this coming

Midday bombshell from ID-01 Congressman Raúl Labrador's office, longtime Idaho Statesman political reporter Dan Popkey is his new press secretary. And probably needless to say, Popkey's resignation f

4 hours ago

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Knock yourselves out

Looks like Mr. Boehner needs a vacation or something. Why not take August off? It's not like you're doing anything useful while you're in Washington anyway. The news conferences are going from bad to

5 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Chummy

I've been happily married since before internet dating was even a thing, so I've never visited, much less become part of OKCupid's product portfolio. But I was curious to see what sort of experiments

6 hours ago

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That settles that

Fifth District Judge Randy Stoker settled some of the questions confronting Idaho's Republican Party. For sure, Barry Peterson is no longer the chairman, so he can't call off the August 2nd Central Co

6 hours ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Then and Now

Beginning July 1 st , it is my privilege to serve as the president of your Board of Trustees.   This is my second go-around.   I previously served as president for a couple of years in the mid-90’s.  

6 hours ago

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". . . the readiness to receive is all. Without that what can be given?" — A summer cycle ride with Bugbee and Beethoven

The Raleigh Superbe in Babraham Park Today I took the Raleigh Superbe out for a spin up to Wandlebury, along the Roman Road,  down to Babraham (where I stopped at the George Inn for a pint of shandy)

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CAUTE (Site / Info)

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Excruciatingly Neutral

“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”  Elie Wiesel Last week I had the privilege of attending a clergy l

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Losing My Religion...and Keeping Faith (Site / Info)

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Helping the innocent

One of our younger church members needs help... Tyler was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 7. He has what is known as "labile diabetes" which means that he has extreme, volatile fluctuatio

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Pullman Memorial Pastor's Blog (Site / Info)

Young Adult at General Assembly 2014 Survey

It’s Serious Business  Click to take the 2014 survey about young adult participation in General Assembly and YA@GA (Young Adults at General Assembly). We welcome responses from all young adults in att

10 hours ago

Blue Boat (Site / Info)

UUA Young Adults GA experience best practices Events and Opportunities Featured Young Adults YA @ GA 2014

Spotlight: UU Young Adults of Tallahasee

Welcome to the Spotlight Series! Each month we’ll feature a different Unitarian Universalist congregation or community that is doing effective, innovative or otherwise interesting ministry with young

11 hours ago

Blue Boat (Site / Info)

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Scientific Rigor and Spiritual Evolution: The Work of Jeffrey Kripal

This post is part of a summer-long Patheos series on 2014 Religious Trends. This week, the focus is the Spirituality Channel on “Is the Veil Thinning? Time, Consciousness, and Spiritual Evolution” Thi

11 hours ago

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Thank you Margot Adler

I was in the car this morning, on my way to work, when I heard that Margot Adler had died in her home yesterday.  She was 68, and had been battling endometrial cancer for three years.  If you don’t kn

13 hours ago

musings of a kitchen witch (Site / Info)

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Margot Adler Signing Off

Adler at her spiritual home, New York's Church of All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation as she was about to preach from her last book. Word came yesterday of what seemed like the sudden death

13 hours ago

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

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Margot Adler 1946 – 2014

“I don’t believe in objectivity, but I do believe deeply in fairness.” – Margot Adler The first time I met author and journalist Margot Adler in person, we were having lunch together at PantheaCon in

13 hours ago

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

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A summertime analogy for ministerial formation

Summer is at its peak. It’s hot. And for reasons outside your control, the otherwise-reliable power supply has been cut. No air conditioning, and since you don’t know when it’s going to come back (it

13 hours ago

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Unitarian Universalism is a religion for the mature, the courageous, the brave

Dr. Ovid Byron, the entomologist's wife, Juliet, an anthropologist,  has come from California to visit with her husband as he does his field work on the Monarch butterflies in Tennessee. The couple is

13 hours ago

UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

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