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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Obscure Unitarians: Emily Sophia Elliot Pardee Karns Dixon

Emily Elliott was born March 3, 1853 in Kane County, Ill. , daughter of Wilson and Maria J. Elliot, both born in New Hampshire. Her family left Illinois and moved to a farm in California’s Centra... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

“Pray When the Morn Unveileth”

The appealing imagery of natural beauty in the first stanza of this hymn text draws you in right away, and sets you up for the social and ethical implications of the second verse. Penina Moise, who... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Progress report

Four months ago, I wrote on this blog that grief takes time. Now, just over a year after my dad’s death, I can reaffirm that statement: grief takes time. It’s worth repeating, because o... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Noted with comment

“The contemporary version of religion is sport. It is sport, with its sacred icons, revered traditions, symbolic solidarities, liturgical assemblies, and pantheon of heroes, which is the opiu... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Two new poems you should read

Blogger Patrick Murfin posted two new poems by Everett Hoagland that you should read — should read. That is, if you’re one of those trying to figure out how to deal with the craziness o... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Bath time

We left a large clay saucer (the thing you put under a potted plant to hold excess water) out on the railing of our balcony, and filled it with water to make a bird bath. Many of the neighborhood b... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Dealing with attacks again

My hosting service let me know that evil hackers are attacking various parts of my blog. To address this, I’ve implemented “captcha” forms on various parts of the blog. Sorry for ... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

In a comment, Alyson writes: “I was wondering if you had any practical input on how to teach this subject without making the non-white children in the congregation feel uncomfortable or singl... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

Teaching about white supremacy

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

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