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A Minister’s Musings

Doing Nothing ...

This coming Friday -- January 20th -- is the day on which Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States.  There will be, not surprisingly, protests and demonstra... [read more]

A Minister’s Musings

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The Liberal Pulpit

Can't Fix Everything?

What Do We Do Now, Dr. King? part 3 A Few Questions Not Entirely Political, Jeanne Lohmann, 1990s Slamming into us, the windpushed our placards off the iron railing outside the federal building Wan... [read more]

The Liberal Pulpit

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thelivelytradition

The Nation versus the State

The current American State was created by the Constitution, a document written in 1787 and adopted by the thirteen states in 1789. By that act, the first post-revolutionary state, the government cr... [read more]

thelivelytradition

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Caute

A winter walk around Wandlebury and along the Roman Road

Today was a beautiful sunny, winter's day and for the first time in a while I felt energised enough to cycle out of town to Wandlebury and the Roman Road. It was a hugely restorative trip. As alwa... [read more]

Caute

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Celestial Lands

The People Have No Inherent Authority

There is a myth that underlies much of American society, and this myth is the greatest support to those who wield authority in our country.   It is the myth that “We The People of these United S... [read more]

Celestial Lands

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Bytes of Grass

Dog posts and Facebook

A while back, someone gently nudged me about my political inactivity on Facebook. In other words, why am I posting about things like kitchen updates, musical and technical curiosities, and my dog (... [read more]

Bytes of Grass

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Sunflower Chalice

The Courage to be Uncomfortable

None of us like being uncomfortable.  Our recent frigid weather reminded many of just how much we do not like being cold. Being physically uncomfortable, even on the walk from the house to the car... [read more]

Sunflower Chalice

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Ms. Kitty’s Saloon and Road Show

The New Normal?

              As we’ve aged, whether we are single twenty- or thirty-somethings,  middle-aged parents or single fol... [read more]

Ms. Kitty’s Saloon and Road Show

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Thousand Voices

I Can’t Do It Alone

“As you float now, where I held you / and let go,” says the father of Philip Booth’s poem entitled “First Lesson, “remember when fear / cramps your heart what I told you: / lie gently and... [read more]

Thousand Voices

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Rev. John Morehouse

Towards Our Promised Lane

I start with the Hebrew story of Jacob, the son of Isaac, who was the son of Abraham. Jacob stole the blessing of his father from his older brother Esau. He did this by dressing up in goat skins an... [read more]

Rev. John Morehouse

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RevThom

Sermon: Renewed to Life

Opening Words The poet and priest John Banister Tabb composed these words about being renewed to life.             Out of the dusk a shadow, ... [read more]

RevThom

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Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Make America Wake Again

Oh, the Trump train is boarding, and all the powerful schemers are climbing abord. They are going to a land called America Great Again and they think we all will go with them.  But they are co... [read more]

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

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A Unitarian Universalist Minister in Mississippi

Finding Courage

In the early evening on December 1st, 1955, a woman leaving work sat on a bus in Montgomery. In the early evening, a tired woman leaving work sat down on a seat on a bus in Montgomery. In the early... [read more]

A Unitarian Universalist Minister in Mississippi

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The Reverend Dr.

Stand by This Faith, Rally, March

Love trumps hate, really and truly. .. but we need to plan for the long game, and we cannot merely play at it for an election cycle; the stakes are too high and we need to be in it to win it. .. an... [read more]

The Reverend Dr.

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iMinister

The Major Cost of Entering MInistry

The UU World published an article on this topic here,   It's a very important issue which affects our future as a denomination, but it doesn't talk about an important part of the problem. Th... [read more]

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PeaceBang

Dear Everyone Associated With “Hamilton”

The Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th Street, New York City Dear Creative Team and Cast of HAMILTON, I had not imagined that when I finally got to see the show on November 17, 2016 that we would... [read more]

PeaceBang

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The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

#72 Trump’s White Evangelical Voters: What Were They Thinking?

Tomorrow, Hillary Clinton is likely to clinch the U. S. Presidency. Before we progressives return to our pre-election routines, we might …Continue reading → [read more]

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

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MACRO MICRO AND VICE VERSA

Chuck A. was the first abuser, starting when I was 12.

Coming to realize that my rage toward candidate and abuser Donald Trump is also rage at my parents' acquaintance Chuck A. (not an uncle and not the delightful and winning Chuck Law), who started g... [read more]

MACRO MICRO AND VICE VERSA

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Planting God Communities

Freely Following Jesus: A sermon on Unitarian Universalist Christianity

“Freely Following Jesus” UU Church of Bartlesville, Oct. 9, 2016 Rev. Ron Robinson A week ago today I spoke to the Atheist Community of Tulsa. It was about our area of north Tulsa and its strug... [read more]

Planting God Communities

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A Jersey Girl In Kentucky

Glory

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A Jersey Girl In Kentucky

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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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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]

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Odds & Ends

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

“There Is More Love Somwhere”

I don’t want to spoil anything for you, but if you like the hymn “There Is More Love Somewhere,” there’s another version you should know about. This is not a widely-sung hym... [read more]

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist

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Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Coop Goes to Europe Part 33 – Hugo

It was Saturday evening December 1st when I parted company with Angelica and Helmet and left Munich on the train headed west toward Ulm and beyond. Since my student rail pass did not allow me to si... [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]

traveling tUUsome

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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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What's Your Real Religion?

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UU News

In SCOTUS Oral Argument On Trademark Law, Blasphemy Becomes Relevant

The U. S. Supreme Court today heard oral arguments in Lee v. Tam (transcript of full oral argument).  At issue is whether the disparagement provision in the Lanham Act is an unconstitutio... [read more]

Religion Clause

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Meet the Stars of Richmond’s Municipal Reform Movement and Grassroots Organizing

Yesterday, we released labor activist Steve Early’s Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City. In Refinery Town, Early tells the story of Richmond, California, once ... [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

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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