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The Liberal Pulpit

What Were They Thinking?

The Future Will Judge Us, part 1"What were they thinking? " From the 15th into the 18th centuries, paranoia about witches in Europe and North America was at its peak. Estimates are th... [read more]

The Liberal Pulpit

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Caute

Some Fenland Photos

This morning I decided to take the Copenhagen-Pedersen over to Aldreth and visit a little of what might be called Hereward the Wake country. Here, for your enjoyment, are a few photos from the ride... [read more]

Caute

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Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Mimi Hubert

I served First Unitarian of Saint Louis for five very good years.  Sadly, as I was getting ready to leave one member of my congregation was going through her last days.  It grieved me not... [read more]

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

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Thousand Voices

Turning Loneliness Around

Several years ago, writer Adam Gopnik of The New Yorker shared the story of his four-year-old daughter’s imaginary friend. A very concerning story, because this was no usual childhood playmate wh... [read more]

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Celestial Lands

Who Matters?

One way to understand human governance is to ask the question “who matters? ” More than “who has the power”, the question of “who matters? ” defines the form and... [read more]

Celestial Lands

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PeaceBang

Naked Fat Bodies: A Mental Exercise For Dani Mathers

This story about professionally beautiful Playboy model Dani Mathers fascinates me. I’m glad there was a huge outrage about her violation of someone’s privacy. She broke the rules of th... [read more]

PeaceBang

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A Minister’s Musings

Ten thousand recollections ...

This morning while I was walking the dog, my neighbor stopped his bike ride to tell me that he appreciated my letter to the editor that the paper printed a couple of days ago.  Brian was born ... [read more]

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thelivelytradition

How Love Has a Side

“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.  The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference.  The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference.  And the ... [read more]

thelivelytradition

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Rev. Cyn

Standing, Rolling, Dancing, Singing, Praying, Preaching, Acting on the Side of Love

At our the preceding Ministry Days preceding the UU General Assembly, ableist language was used in worship to the extent that UUMA Board Member Josh Pawelek issued this response:Clearly there is ... [read more]

Rev. Cyn

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Sunflower Chalice

Sunday Morning Coming Down

Cause there is something in a Sunday, makes a body feel alone And there is nothing short of die’n, half a lonesome as the sound Of the sleepin’ city sidewalks and Sunday morning coming ... [read more]

Sunflower Chalice

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UU PLANET Ministry and Media

#StateofEmergence Tweet Cheat Sheet

Due to the threat of severe weather, the Public Witness has been moved to the… [read more]

UU PLANET Ministry and Media

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Bytes of Grass

“A love that casts out fear”

Like most of you, I suspect, I’ve had many emotions this week. Anger at the gunman who killed so many at a Florida nightclub — and ideologies of hate. Frustration over how this shooting is ... [read more]

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RevThom

Foucault at the Wake County Jail (Getting Arrested Part 2 of 2)

If there was anything that surprised me about getting arrested it was the sheer bureaucracy involved. After we were placed under arrest in a legislator’s office (for protesting House Bill 2) the ... [read more]

RevThom

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Ms. Kitty’s Saloon and Road Show

Our Mothers' Gifts

OUR MOTHERS’ GIFTSRev. Kit Ketcham, May 8, 2016 Let’s pause for a time of silence, thinking of the many mothers and mother figures we know who have given of themselves to help us become the mot... [read more]

Ms. Kitty’s Saloon and Road Show

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A Unitarian Universalist Minister in Mississippi

An Open Letter to Chief Justice Roy Moore

  29 April 2016 Dear Chief Justice Moore: As a citizen of Alabama, I am rather disappointed in your press conference comments.   Not only did they portray the events on January 12th incorrect... [read more]

A Unitarian Universalist Minister in Mississippi

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Rev. John Morehouse

Going to the Promised Land

I have always loved the exodus story despite its contradictions. Why did God have to harden Pharaohs heart and make it so hard to let the Hebrews go? And why did God have to make it so gruesome at... [read more]

Rev. John Morehouse

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Planting God Communities

A Missional Charge To Church: Hope Unitarian Church

Charge to the Congregation, Hope Unitarian Church, installation of the Rev. Cathey Edwards, Sunday, April 17, Tulsa, OKRev. Ron Robinson It is a special privilege to be asked to charge THIS congreg... [read more]

Planting God Communities

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RadicalHapa

Oregon’s White Struggle

   Unfolding yet again in Oregon is an epic struggle of White Americans fighting for their soul.  Unsurprisingly the media shares little of the white supremacist and xenophobic ideol... [read more]

RadicalHapa

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The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

#71 Islam, the Imagination, and Human-Caused Climate Change

NOTE: This post is based on an academic talk presented at the American Association of Religion (AAR) conference in late November …Continue reading → [read more]

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

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Just Wondering

Keep to the Path: In Response to Vandalism

About a week ago, Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation joined Unitarian Universalist congregations around the country in displaying a Black Lives Matter banner on our campus. Our banner symbo... [read more]

Just Wondering

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The Reverend Dr.

Church Yoga

Like a goodly number of women in my particular demographic, I have my certification as a yoga instructor. I was certified more than a decade ago, when the Scorpion was a far easier pose for me than... [read more]

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Odds & Ends

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Murdo, S.D., to Big Springs, Neb.

This morning, before we did anything else, I had to sign a legal document relating to my father’s estate in front of a notary. We stopped at an insurance agent’s office, and the woman w... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

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Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Coop Goes to Europe Part 24 – Venice

It was still Sunday November 23, and I was still processing my encounter on the train with Sophia, as I proceeded from the train platform to find my way to the hostel. Though I was longing to just ... [read more]

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

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traveling tUUsome

Hawai’ian views

There are never enough pictures to share the awesome creation that Hawai’i is! [read more]

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Sexuality and Religion: What’s the Connection?

#Bringbackourgirls For Mother's Day

It’s been almost a month since more than 270 young women were kidnapped from their school in Nigeria, and only a week since the world’s news media, the United States, and the Nigerian Presiden... [read more]

Sexuality and Religion: What’s the Connection?

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UU News

Parish Assets Not Includable In Archdiocese Bankruptcy

As reported by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, a Minnesota federal bankruptcy court yesterday refused to include the assets of 200 parishes, schools and other entities as part of the assets of the Ar... [read more]

Religion Clause

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What Pokémon Go Tells Us About Our Media Future

By S. Craig Watkins Over the last few days, several people have asked me about the Pokémon Go phenomenon, especially friends who are not likely to play the game but are curious about why so many o... [read more]

Beacon Broadside

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Olbermann: GOP self-destruction imminent

In a Special Comment, Countdown’s Keith Olbermann advises Republicans that clinging to obsolete ideas and resorting to extremist rhetoric will only undermine the party's relevance and America wi... [read more]

Countdown w/ Keith Olbermann

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Action Alert: Gaza

Sadly, the dismal conditions in Gaza are causing enormous hardship for the people there, with particularly harsh effects on children. Churches for Middle East Peace, a coalition founded in part by ... [read more]

Inspired Faith, Effective Action

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New Survey

Want to do this survey of 18+ individuals who grew up in a UU religious education program and/or participated in YRUU/LRY? All responses are anonymous and confidential. No personal or private info... [read more]

YRUUlogy

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Featured Podcasts

The Pageless Book

Why you need Google Autocomplete Reputation Services?

The concept of Google Autocomplete is a decent one because it is more related with helping the internet users with finding the content which they are seeking in a rapid fashion. However, it can als... [listen to the episode]

The Pageless Book

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Bull Run Unitarian Universalists

"Now is the Time: Stewardship Sunday" - April 10, 2011

Come celebrate the gift of our beloved community as we reflect on what this moment in our congregational history calls us to do. We'll also have a child dedication at this service. [listen to the episode]

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