Candles in Church

Karma It is my karma to observe and notice religious intolerance. Once a volunteer for the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Paris, I was at the greeting table. Unknown people came up to me. I explained that UU was about each finding their own spiritual path and that we were noContinue Reading

Apple Life too Short

Not guilt. Not shame. Not submission. Apology is affirmation and love. For me, an apology has at least three components: Recognition of what you did wrong Recognition of the effects of your wrong-doing A sincere and motivated promise to mitigate such effects in the future Here are some random pages IContinue Reading

Brown Vulnerability

“People who have a strong sense of love and connection believe they are worthy of love and connexion. It is as simple as that.” “They let go of who they should be to become who they were and that was necessary for connexion.” The point here is that vulnerability andContinue Reading

Empty Train Station

I once did a comic review on why one can never esteem oneself wrong. The reason being that when you know you were wrong, you are again right. This video is interesting. The proposition here is that stupid people have a tendency to think themselves correct and smart people haveContinue Reading

Dog

Here is a video on the different kinds of dogs that can have some alone time in an apartment. The video is also useful because it brings thoughts on which breeds to consider for the apartment. The description to the video is a nice recap. The breeds cited are TerrierContinue Reading

France Bird

Can the “Attestation sur l’honneur” save an incomplete dossier? Administrative deadlines suck. There will be some nomninative documents attached to this post for convenience. Here is the most impressive form I have seen, the CERFA-1175202. Here is some links I found doing research on the subject of Attestation sur l’honneur.https://www.aide-sociale.fr/declaration-sur-l-honneur/https://www.linternaute.fr/actualite/guide-vie-quotidienne/1413760-attestation-sur-l-honneur-lettre-type/Continue Reading

Small Work Group

UU Small Group Ministry is a structure where a group of individuals can be there for one another in a structured lay-led discussion group. I was taught the structure with the topic on “listening.” The file for that particular topic is available via the link below. http://www.smallgroupministry.net/public/sessions/Listening.doc The usefulness ofContinue Reading

The HowTo ADHD videos on the Top 5 Relationship Rules recommends this book. Why don’t we understand one another? This book takes the perspective of a marriage counselor who tries to teach couples how to speak each other’s language. I have heard the audiobook of the first two love languages:Continue Reading

Sky

I know two influential ADHD Unitarian Universalist ministers. One wears his ADHD on his sleeve. The other has other things to worry about. Here is the quote that convinced me that Unitarianism is an interesting thing. This contribution from Emerson led to his expulsion as a UU minister. Ironic thatContinue Reading