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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Online Service
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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Online Service

Irish poet William Butler Yeats wrote that “the voyage of discovery lies not in seeking new vistas but in having new eyes.” In this Sunday’s online service, UUFSMA Affiliate Minister Rev. Tom Rosiello pulls on that thread of wisdom to remind us that these days may not be the time to venture to discover new vistas, yet this is a time to have new eyes.

Mental Health: Conspiracy Theories
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Mental Health: Conspiracy Theories

By Natalie Taylor Conspiracy comes from Latin: to breathe together; and it suggests people coming together to get something for personal gain. More than that, a conspiracy theory is about power, gaining control over an unseen enemy, an “us against them.” When everything familiar seems to be falling apart and there is no clear response...

A Banquet of Temperament
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A Banquet of Temperament

By Tim Hazell Italian scholar and Catholic priest Marcilio Ficino (1433-1499) embodied the ideals of a Renaissance man of his time. His “Book of Life” published 500 years ago advocated simple decisions associated with choices of foods, clothes, ointments, and travel, compatible with each person’s specific histories and needs. It honored individual temperament and the...

THE TRUE TALE OF MEXICO CITY’S MOST DELECTABLE STREET FOOD
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THE TRUE TALE OF MEXICO CITY’S MOST DELECTABLE STREET FOOD

Travel News Mexico News The true tale of Mexico City’s most delectable street food Tacos al pastor—thin slices of pork shaved from a giant tower of layered meat rotating on a spit beside an open grill, piled onto one or two soft tortillas and topped with onions, chopped cilantro, a spear or chunks of pineapple,...

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Mental Health: Dreaming During the Pandemic

By Natalie Tayler A few weeks ago, I heard my husband groan in his sleep. When I tapped him to awaken him, he began screaming and flailing at me. I had to shake him and call out his name till he was fully back from his nightmare. This is not something that I’ve ever experienced...

The Good and Bad News of Tracking Apps
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The Good and Bad News of Tracking Apps

The Computer Corner There is good news, and there is bad news. The good news is that Apple and Google are partnering to build a Bluetooth-enabled technology that could give everyone with a smartphone an app that will warn them when they are near someone identified as being infected with a contagious disease. The bad...

Burrata Salad with Stone Fruit and Asparagus
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Burrata Salad with Stone Fruit and Asparagus

By Tim Hazell Romans, Greeks and Persians were fond of mixed salads; combinations of greens tossed with olive oil and vinegar. Layered and dressed salads have been popular in Europe since the Roman imperial expansions. Mary Queen of Scots enjoyed boiled celery root over greens covered with creamy mustard dressing, truffles, chervil and slices of...