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  • By Jessica Ferguson, Tim Atkins
    We're very grateful to Tim Atkins (copy) and Jessica Ferguson (design) for sharing their UU Valentines with WorshipWeb: We go together like...

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  • Several years ago, I spent an evening discussing Covenant Groups with members of a New England church who were interested in starting a...

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  • By Lisa Bovee-Kemper
    [touch hands to your own forehead, if it feels natural] May you be blessed with wisdom, knowledge and understanding. May your intellect...
  • By Susan Maginn
    Gracious God, From Isaiah we hear you say, “Do not fear. I have called you by name. You are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will...
  • By Esther Perel
    "Marriage isn’t meant to make you happy; marriage is there so that it gives you a life in which you find happiness."
  • By Laura Horton-Ludwig
    The word desire comes from the Latin desiderare : “to long for,” but the Latin desiderare comes from de sidere : “from the stars.” From the...
  • By Laura Horton-Ludwig
    The religious mystics of every tradition tell us union is what we are here for — union is what we are: we are connected to each other, to...
  • By Robin Tanner
    Desire and sexuality are not held in high regard by many of the world’s religious traditions today. And sex? Don’t even go there! As...
  • By Laura Horton-Ludwig
    Take a moment to breathe into the silence. Our breath is always with us. We can always come back to the breath, our anchor, our grounding,...
  • By Gretchen Haley
    When we talk about a liberal theology and ethic of sexuality, we need to start in our vulnerable, needy bodies, in real life, in the...
  • By Seth Carrier-Ladd
    Spirit of life and love, May we find appreciation today, and in our lives, for our embodiment. We are physical creatures, mind, spirit and...
  • By Esther Perel
    "Desire is owning the wanting."
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    We arrive from many different experiences and backgrounds. Some of us have trouble speaking; others are so young that they’re still...
  • By Sean Neil-Barron
    Your body is welcome here, all of it. Yes, even that part. And that part. And yes, even that part. The parts you love, and the parts you...
  • By Ric Masten
    if we show them at all most of us who write our secrets down and call it poetry prefer to slip it under the door and run, and if we must be...
  • By Jane E Mauldin
    My wakeful nights are fewer now that my children are growing older. A recent event reminded me of what I am missing. After a tremendously...
  • By Meg Barnhouse
    Today I have too many friends who are dying. Sometimes at a memorial service I feel dissatisfied, and I’m the preacher in charge. I realize...
  • By Gordon B McKeeman
    I stretch forth my hand Knowing not what I shall touch... A tender spot, An open wound, Warmth, Pulsing life, Fragile blossoms, A rock, Ice...
  • By Stephen M Shick
    Spirit of Life, God of Love, I am entwined in your delicate web of mutuality. The life energy that makes me reach for the sun also moves me...
  • By Gary Kowalski
    We give thanks for love, Agape and Eros, Chocolates and pillow talk, And all of cupid’s arrows. For unrequited yearning And the grand...