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A House Which Becomes a Home

I want to tell you about a meeting that happened yesterday, here at UUCA. Five people and myself in the conference room, meeting with the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Director of Ministerial Transitions, the Rev. Keith Kron. He came all the way from Headquarters in Boston, because it was important. We were talking about our next […]

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Instant Happiness

Pro Infirmis is a Swiss organization for people with disabilities, and as today’s video shows, part of their work is expanding a sense of acceptance in society for difference, as well as for self-acceptance in people who carry the weight of such differences. One has scoliosis, another is in a wheelchair, a third lacks a […]

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Spiritual Gems of Islam

We begin with a remarkable story about George de Benneville, who in later years would become a leading prophet of Universalism in America. But our story takes place long before that, when he was a much younger man and travelling the world. In his own words, he says, Being arrived at Algiers, as I walked […]

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Bit by Bit

Listen: The Washington Post bills him as “the most influential writer in America.” George Will. This past month, he wrote a newspaper column in which he claimed that being a rape victim is now a “coveted status” that college women actually seek out, that complaints of rape and sexual assault on college campuses are exaggerated […]

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Secrets of Happy Families

If you’re like Sophia Bailey-Klugh, featured in our video from a moment ago, then Father’s Day is a super huge day for you. Because you have not just one dad but TWO. You have to double everything. Not just one Bacon-of-the-Month Club membership, but TWO Bacon-of-the-Month Club memberships (or whatever your cool Father’s Day gift […]

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