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  • By Becky Brooks
    Someone had broken into our garage. We picked our way through the space, storage tubs strewn about, ready to make a list of what was missing: two wool sweaters and half a tent. Someone was suffering a misfortune here, but it wasn’t us.
  • By Tim Atkins
    The most important lesson pottery has taught me is to not be attached to the final product. Every time I’ve put a piece in to the kiln with a certain expectation of how it’ll come out, I’ve been disappointed. When I don’t much care in the end how it looks, I end up pleasantly surprised. I can’t be attached to those final outcomes — the process matters more than the product.
  • By Teresa Honey Youngblood
    Light We Seek, wherever I am on the journey toward wholeness for all of us—that is, toward racial equality—help me to forgive myself and others for missteps and missed opportunities, and guide my efforts to build up the relationships where love, justice, and understanding grow.
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    When I picked up her call, Kira’s voice was thick with tears. Kira, one of my best friends, is the mother of 4-year old twins, working full...

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  • By Michael Hall
    As we approach the time for our offering, give what you will: for the church that has meant so much to you, for the church that meant so...
  • By Cheryl Strayed
    “You cannot convince people to love you. This is an absolute rule. No one will ever give you love because you want him or her to give it...
  • By Diana Smith
    This hands-on ritual could be used to celebrate Earth Day, a Solstice, or an Equinox. Before the service begins, set up a table or two (or...
  • By Kevin Tarsa
    May I remember in this tender moment that Love is my guide, always, shepherding me toward ways of openness and compassion. I have what I...
  • By Kristin Collins
    We give to remind ourselves how many gifts we have to offer. We give to remember that we are part of something bigger than ourselves. We...
  • By John Saxon
    This religious community exists by its mission as a fire exists by burning. But a fire cannot burn without fuel. And it is the time, the...
  • By David Breeden
    Our light is the light of the sun, keeper of all we love; our light is the light of the earth, provider of sustenance; our light is the...
  • By D. Scott Cooper
    There is a glow far off in the distance, a light to which no path leads. We know that each time we help another or join with them to heal...
  • By Gwen Matthews
    Today, we're thankful for you and what you bring to our church. Your spirit, talents, generosity, imagination, and dedication reaffirm our...
  • By Andre Mol
    This blessing was written in honor of two Unitarians, Martha and Waitstill Sharp, who during WWII dared to risk their own comfort in order...
  • By Swiftwalker
    Let’s start with the people we love and those who love us, thankful they are in our lives obliging us to open our hearts. Let open hearts...
  • By Lyn Cox
    Ritual elements in which people bless one another give the congregation an opportunity to look into one another's eyes with respect and...
  • By Lisa Doege
    No hot house flowers, these, bred for perfection, dyed and trimmed, and arranged to order, clothed in ribbons and bows. Not these. No,...
  • By Lorelei Greenwood-Jones
    Leader: What is abundance? What do we call riches and bounty? Congregation: Abundance is all around us. L: That we are alive is priceless;...
  • By Caitlin Breedlove
    Fertility in social movements and among people is not something we control. We cannot make new life like we make plans or money. It's hard...
  • By Anne S. Howard
    Your WorshipWeb Curator suggests that to prepare for this Time for All Ages, you prepare a regular hard-boiled egg (or not hard-boiled, but...
  • By Tiffany Sapp
    This script is intended to take place over the arc of a worship service or children's chapel. People Needed: Narrator (can be Worship...
  • By Richard S. Gilbert
    “Each morning we must hold out the chalice of our being to receive, to carry, and give back.”—Dag Hammarskjold Each morning we hold out our...
  • By Sam Turton
    We travelled long We travelled far To be right here Where we are Reach out a hand No need to fear 'Cause all we need Right Here chorus: All...
  • By Amy Zucker Morgenstern
    When we take fire from our chalice, it does not become less. It becomes more. And so we extinguish our chalice, but we take its light and...
  • By Stephen M Shick
    All that we need is here now. From the ages of the earth we have gathered energies in wood, coal, oil, and other remnants of life. And the...
  • By Lynn Ungar
    What a gathering—the purple tongues of iris licking out at spikes of lupine, the orange crepe skirts of poppies lifting over buttercup and...
  • By Becky Brooks
    Once upon a time there was a teacher named Sophia. Sophia had been a teacher in the town where she lived for so long that the kids she...
  • By Christopher Buice
    Once there was a little girl who worried about a very big problem—world hunger. She read in the newspaper about children all over the world...
  • By Paul R Beedle
    Let us contemplate the Spirit together: Spirit of Life and Love, Justice and Peace: Day in and day out wait weary tasks, burdens we lift...
  • By Stephen M Shick
    We float on a sea hidden beneath dry surfaces covered by stones. Isn’t this why we drink and dive so deeply go down to the sea in ships...
  • By Gary Kowalski
    We thank you God for potlucks Where a multitude can cook With ingredients and spices That aren’t from just one book. From casseroles and...
  • By Daniel Kanter
    To love life is to notice the wonders that abound And To notice the wonders that abound Is to be grounded here and now And To be grounded...

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