The First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville’s “Safety Net” has started an online petition at Change.org, asking that all candidates for the UUA Board and for Moderator to open up a conversati
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Attend, every heart, to the blessings of this earth, to our responsibilities to it and to all of life. Wherever we are, in whatever circumstances we find ourselves, may we remember and stay mindful of
Awake, every heart, to the blessings of this earth, to our care for it and for all upon it! Wake us into sharing with one another wisdom, news, and practices to nurture this earth and restore it to he
Wisdom, we greet this evening with gladness, breathing in the sweetness of night descending, breathing with relief and with hope. In blessing of the night, may we take refuge and find peace, letting t
Wisdom, from little beginnings and great unknowing, we grow in understanding, in ability, and in hope each day. No matter what we know, may we care to learn more, keep asking questions, keep attending
THere is in the midst of the pain and desparation that migrants face a place where migrants can receive solace for their spirits. Casa Mariposa is an intentional religious community made up of a var
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I’m looking at the Boy Scout decision - not as a gay kid or adult, but a parent of a kid who may or may not be gay. What message does it send to him if he can be gay but his scout master can’t? It sou
There are a lot of reasons to celebrate the step that the Boy Scouts of America took this week. Ending the ban on gay scouts is a significant change, and an acknowledgement of just how far our countr
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"The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ: all of us, not just Catholics...."
“The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ: all of us, not just Catholics. Everyone! ‘Father, the atheists?’ Even the atheists. Everyone! … And this commandment for everyone
A church that does not concern itself with the struggle in history for human decency and justice is not a prophetic church. The prophetic church is the church in which all members share the common re
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I believe that faith is a way of moving and being in the world, not a set of beliefs. But beliefs matter, because they frame our understanding of the good we aspire toward and support our commitments.
"You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are..."
“You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldn’t do without you. The rub is that you don’t always know who.” - Robert Fulghum
“Silence, in its pristine dignity and mystery, simply is. It does not need to clamor for our attention or bemoan its absence. Wordless, unfathomable, it awaits.” - Jamal Rahman, The Fragrance of Faith
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Margaret Fuller was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on this day in 1810. She was an author, editor, journalist and literary critic, an educator, a first-wave feminist, and, critically for us one of t
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4: Re-Imagining Unitarian Universalism, Part 4: Thinking about Secularity I became uncomfortable with the way that UU Christians had dichotomized the situation within the UU
What better way to get people praying than to remind us of random chance? What better way than the cold logic of air rising, falling, killing here, not there; this one, not that. Where I come from we
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"There is no happiness, there is no liberty, there is no enjoyment of life, unless a man can say when..."
“There is no happiness, there is no liberty, there is no enjoyment of life, unless a man can say when he rises in the morning, I shall be subject to the decision of no unjust judge today” - Daniel Web
Love, may we each create in our lives and out of our hearts a space that welcomes you. Love, may we each create in our lives the welcome space that makes way for the stranger to become a friend, and c
A couple in my church call it a gift day. It's that phenomenon of something completely unexpected but wonderful happening. For example, going to see a movie but having it cancelled so folks respond by