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Ferguson and Beyond: Next Steps for Justice « Standing On The Side Of Love


I found helpful these advocacy tips from Standing on the Side of Love. People of faith are called to hold Ferguson, MO, in our hearts and minds as events continue to unfold following the death of Michael Brown last Saturday. … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Rampage School Shootings


Richard Hudak, President of the UUCiA, will share a close reading of Katherine S. Newman’s Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings. Learn how this research monograph is a well-executed and important piece of public sociology, what five factors are “necessary but insufficient causes” of rampage school shootings, and what policy options may make rampage shootings less likely. Please join in dialog about preventing gun violence. Continue reading

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A little preview


“Radhe Pria Pria” by Kirtan with Ravi and the Solar Dynasty band recorded live at Essence Yoga Cranston, RI Nov 10, 2012. Continue reading

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Kirtan with Ravi and the Solar Dynasty Band


I’m excited that we’re getting some press for a kirtan event we are holding at my church in two weeks. The next MAD Friday is March 8 when a kirtan (bakhti yoga practice of devotion) is led by Ravi and … Continue reading

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Presence in the Wild


“This show doesn’t make sense of the tragedy in Connecticut; nothing can. But, Kate Braestrup offers a framing for how to think about love and tragedy, how we live forward. If you’re looking for something to listen to with your loved ones, listen to this show.” Continue reading

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Tumbling toward Mabon


It’s another beautiful late summer day, and I am emerging from a weekend spent with Bill Mahony, author of Exquisite Love, and my teacher Sara Davidson Flanders, at All That Matters in Wakefield, RI, reflecting on the Nārada Bhakti Sūtras in … Continue reading

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Unwritten


I have written about my first yoga teacher in the post “A Splendid Awakening,” the post about my decision to learn how to teach yoga. She was a big fan of Natasha Bedingfield’s “Unwritten,” which was popular back when I … Continue reading

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Celtic Soul, Part III, “Roots and Shoots”


Please see the beginning of these musings in Part One, “A Musical Journey,” and Part Two, “A Hardworking Lad.” All of this is a rather meandering, and perhaps Irish way of getting to my main point, which is to discuss … Continue reading

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Emerson on The Bhagavad Gita


I owed a magnificent day to the Bhagavad-gita. It was the first of books; it was as if an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy, but large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence which in another … Continue reading

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Church of the Holy Pajamas


The @UUCiA tribe being on retreat on Cape Cod, and there being no service this morning, I'm worshipping at "The Church of the Holy Pajamas." — Richard Hudak (@drwh0) June 5, 2011 I am missing one of my tribes this … Continue reading

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