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From the UUA President: Listening to the Call of Love

January 14, 2021 - 6:33am

Susan Frederick-Gray

This is been a deeply challenging time for us all. As we rest, reconnect and pray, many of us are also asking, "What can I do?"

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Finding Our Way

January 13, 2021 - 4:37am

Kristin Grassel Schmidt

Holding people accountable for the impact of their behavior is not revenge; it’s what makes change and growth possible, and no real healing in community can come without it.

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Unitarian Universalists Denounce Complicity with Extremists, Call for Courageous Action by National Leaders

January 8, 2021 - 10:47am
The UUA is compelled by events at the U.S. Capitol to call for true accountability and courageous action by national leaders in pursuit of a more just, equitable, multiracial and pluralistic democracy.

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Keep Singing

January 6, 2021 - 3:34am

Erin J. Walter

I experience the creative impulse as living just under the surface of the daily grind: tugging; imploring, When do we all get to sing together again?

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From Powerlessness to Promise

January 4, 2021 - 7:13am

Joe Sullivan

I imagine you, too, saw the unique holiday cards from the incomparable year just completed with messages like “Just say no to 2020,” “OH OH OH,” and “Merry Christmas from a distance.” Just some of the G-rated messages. We might as well laugh. Humor can be one of our more benign coping...

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Transforming the New Year

December 30, 2020 - 5:52am

Tim Atkins

What’s the one word you hope will define your upcoming year?

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Open to Joy

December 16, 2020 - 3:46am

Elea Kemler

The stories remind us there is still and always joy in this world, but it usually comes right alongside the struggle.

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The Only Thing More Powerful Than a Story

December 14, 2020 - 11:07am

Meck Groot

“Whenever we try to envision a world without war, without violence, without prisons, without capitalism,” writes Walidah Imarisha, “we are engaging in speculative fiction. All organizing is science fiction. Organizers and activists dedicate their lives to creating and envisioning another...

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Worthy of Beauty

December 9, 2020 - 3:15am

Paul S Sawyer

This is a "love saves" story.

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From The UUA President: In This Holiday Season, May We Simply Be

December 3, 2020 - 10:09am

Susan Frederick-Gray

Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray shares her wishes for all in this holiday season, that we may have time to rest, that we tend to our grief and our joy, and that we make space for spiritual care and renewal.

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A Holy Impatience

December 2, 2020 - 3:17am

Robin Tanner

This year, the Advent season seems particularly seized by a spirit of the expected, the longing.

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Unitarian Universalists supported safe, accessible, fair voting on Election Day

December 1, 2020 - 9:00am

Elaine McArdle

Unitarian Universalists monitored polls, practiced de-escalation, and offered water, masks, and music to people waiting to vote.

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The Eternal, Calling

November 25, 2020 - 3:27am

Jake Morrill

The wilderness alongside every moment, sprawling in each direction, holds more than the silence that theologians imagine of God.

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Remembering Our Gifts

November 24, 2020 - 6:39am

Wren Bellavance-Grace

It’s been a hard fall. We made it through a virtual summer after our very first all-virtual General Assembly last June - and here we are already anticipating another all-virtual GA in June of 2021. The election season was both astonishing and surreal. As I write this, many of us are preparing for..

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Remembering Our Gifts

November 24, 2020 - 6:39am

Wren Bellavance-Grace

It’s been a hard fall. We made it through a virtual summer after our very first all-virtual General Assembly last June - and here we are already anticipating another all-virtual GA in June of 2021. The election season was both astonishing and surreal. As I write this, many of us are preparing for..

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A Prayer for This Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20, 2020 - 6:21am

Susan Frederick-Gray

My prayer on this Transgender Day of Remembrance is for the senseless acts of transantagonistic violence to end. And that we may all take on the work to disrupt the systems and cultures that perpetuate this violence.

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From The UUA President: Lean Into What You Love

November 19, 2020 - 9:49am

Susan Frederick-Gray

This is a time to remember our collective resilience and ability to protect each other, to defend democracy, and to organize unfailingly for justice, equity and dignity.

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Allowing Chaos

November 18, 2020 - 3:22am

Taryn Strauss

We seek blessed assurance through pandemic chaos, relentless loss, and unimaginable stress.

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Spiritual Leadership

November 16, 2020 - 11:31am
What Is Spiritual Leadership? Spiritual Leadership is an orientation, a way of living and being in the world. It is living our deepest values guided by connection. It is doing what is ours to do, giving our unique gifts to the world....

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From The UUA President: Honoring Indigenous Ancestors, Experiences and Traditions

November 12, 2020 - 7:58am

Susan Frederick-Gray

You are invited to join in a series of virtual events Nov. 19-26 to live into the Action of Immediate Witness passed at GA 2020, to "Address 400 Years of White Supremacist Colonialism."

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