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Mother's Day Proclamation in the Shadow of #BaltimoreUprising

Mother’s Day is upon us. In Unitarian Universalist congregations, Mother’s Day is often spent invoking the words of Unitarian Julia Ward Howe and her Mother’s Day Proclamation. She wrote it in 1870 as an international anti-war cry, having witnessed the … Continue reading

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Not Your Mothers' Mother’s Day (sermon)

Delivered at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Pittsfield on May 11, 2014 The Hallmark Card Company notwithstanding, your mother’s and grandmother’s and even perhaps great grandmother’s Mothers’ Day was called into being by a mother-daughter team. In the first decade … Continue reading

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