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Oh how we need prophets these days

There’s a lot of chatter out there.  If you aren’t careful, you can easily get caught up in who said what to who and when. 641 more words


The pindrop silence from church leaders is deafening

When marriage equality was still just an idea looming on the horizon, it drove some church leaders to accept strange bedfellows. Coalitions were formed. Rallies were held. 594 more words


Paradox of Tolerance

“Christian, Jew, Muslim, shaman, Zoroastrian, stone, ground, mountain, river, each has a secret way of being with the mystery, unique and not to be judged.” The immortal poet Rumi says that, and in so doing, he is at one with our Unitarian Universalist heart. 2,454 more words

Is Our Country as Good as Our Athletes Are? by David Brooks - The New York Times

“….  In fact, America succeeds in global trade about as well as at the Olympics. We rank third, behind Switzerland and Singapore, in global competitive rankings put out by the World Economic Forum. 106 more words

Politics And Economics

Live blog: Asheville-Franklin football

  • Asheville 29
  • Franklin 28 FINAL

Keep checking back here for continuous updates from the Asheville High-Franklin football game. Hit refresh/reload on your web browser to view the latest update.  1,166 more words


The Ministry of Poetry

“Let no unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.”  Ephesians 4:29… 564 more words


Drama at the Dentist

Things can pile up on you. Somewhere in the background you know it, but you are slammed right into the next thing, so you don’t have time to consider how big the pile is. 508 more words