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Beacon Press

Braver/Wiser

  • By Daniel Gregoire
    As a born traveler, I love the novelty of discovering a familiar thing in a new setting. And what’s more familiar than a white clapboard...

UU World

  • By Peter Boullata
    A dark night of the soul is a time of dormancy, fallowness, waiting, potentiality.
    Image credit: © Robert Neubecker

WorshipWeb

  • By Debra Haffner
    We are on a journey. We didn’t plan it. We didn’t have time for the bread to rise. We may find ourselves in the wilderness, hungry, thirsty...
  • By Margaret Weis
    Come into this place with your whole self – the parts that are raw and exposed; the part that is beaming with joy; the part that is seeking...
  • By Molly Housh Gordon
    The author suggests supplementing this Time for All Ages with a PowerPoint/slide show of interesting doors and asking the kids to imagine...
  • 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 D. Scott Cooper
    We bow our heads in order to imagine not one path, but many. We imagine a path forward for those who cannot imagine any path forward,...
  • By Tom Schade
    Tonight, everyone is displaced and homeless. Tonight, everyone searches for Bethlehem. On this night, when the darkness comes so close, We...
  • By Teresa Schwartz
    In times like these, we may seek a new word. But perhaps, in times like these, more than new words, we need old words. We made the journey...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    May you be safe. May you be free from all harm. As the road or skies carry you toward your fellow pilgrims, may you sense the presence of...
  • By Howard Thurman
    There are two questions that [a person] must ask [themselves]. The first is "Where am I going?" and the second is "Who will go with me?" If...
  • By Barnaby Feder
    We kindle a flame we trust will lead us forward as we travel in unknown lands, where the question, “Shall I ever get there?” resounds: A...
  • By Jan Richardson
    Go slow if you can. Slower. More slowly still. Friendly dark or fearsome, this is no place to break your neck by rushing, by running, by...
  • By Susan Maginn
    Gracious God, Morning rises toward high noon just as our spirits gaze toward your radiant refuge. We remember the days of trial, not so...
  • 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 Lyn Cox
    Spirit of Life and Love, known by many names and yet fully known by none, we give thanks for this time and this place of renewal. We give...
  • By Lyn Cox
    Note: this was written for a worship service with a Wizard of Oz theme. Come you accidental pilgrims, you who find yourself on a journey of...
  • By Maureen Killoran
    Blessed is this ground on which we stand. Holy is this place. Holy are the places of memory, the places which have formed us, where we...
  • By Julia Hamilton
    For this blessing, the youth were invited to sit in a semi-circle on the chancel, around the chalice, and then come forward one at a time...
  • By Kristin Grassel Schmidt
    One: Spirit of Guiding Love, we give thanks today for all of the people who followed a dream, and whose vision, persistence, labor, and...
  • By Lois Van Leer
    Having let go, Set our intentions, Named our curiosity, Committed our energies, And given ourselves over to lives of balance, purpose and...
  • By Victoria E Safford
    Here is where I found my voice and chose to be brave. Here’s a place where I forgave someone, against my better judgment, and I survived...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Good Morning. Welcome to our Unitarian Universalist congregation. I’m [ name ]; I serve as [ role ] of this growing, journeying community...
  • By Tess Baumberger
    Please respond to this call to worship with the words: We travel this road together. From the busy-ness of everyday we gather once a week...
  • By Heather Rion Starr
    May I move gently through this cloudy, murky, gray day. May I remember that this is just one day, and that showing up is at least half of...
  • By Jennifer Kitchen
    Come sit by our fire and let us share stories. Let me hear your tales of far off lands, wanderer, and I will tell you of my travels. Share...
  • By Theresa Soto, Tracy Bleakney
    Original version in English by Tracy Bleakney, traducción en español por Theresa Soto A child journeys far from home Fearful and brave, in...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    For many reasons, people depart. They leave home—or the places given to them, in place of home that might’ve been lost to war—and seek...
  • By Anne Principe
    This can be used in worship for all ages or children’s chapel. A chime can be sounded after each stanza. Imagine you live in a little...
  • By Amy Carol Webb
    How often we seek refuge in this sacred flame From the world’s trouble and pain. Today, may our lamp light the way For whose who know no...
  • By Joseph Campbell
    We have not even to risk the adventure alone; for the heroes of all time have gone before us; the labyrinth is thoroughly known; we have...
  • By Joseph Seamon Cotter
    I am so tired and weary, So tired of the endless fight, So weary of waiting the dawn And finding endless night. That I ask but rest and...
  • By Ellen Rockett
    This quote, from Peter Mayer's hymn "Blue Boat Home" ( Singing the Journey #1064) was created for use & sharing on social media.
  • By Helen Lutton Cohen
    Each moment of our living brings us closer to our dying. Young or old, the knowledge of life’s end is with us, growing more real, more...
  • By Marni Harmony (adapted)
    If, on a starlit night, with the moon brightly shimmering, We stay inside and do not venture out, the evening universe remains a part of...
  • By David O Rankin
    A religion that promises a life without tension, a life without conflict, a life without suffering, is a religion of passivity, a religion...
  • By Amy Zucker Morgenstern
    The Hindu god Indra is said to have created reality as a great net, with jewels at each intersection of the threads. Every jewel is...
  • By Mary Wellemeyer
    It’s a pilgrimage, like a trek around Mount Kailash, or perhaps Bodh Gaya, but it’s life itself, the whole thing, every moment. On the high...
  • By Mary Wellemeyer
    Like those shepherds who were on the hillsides with their flocks, like those wise ones in their observatories with their telescopes and...
  • By Erik W. Martínez Resly
    “The beauty of the world is the mouth of a labyrinth,” writes Simone Weil. We would be foolish not to follow its call. And so we enter the...
  • By Jean M. Olson
    May you be brave enough to expose your aching woundedness and reveal your vulnerability. May you speak your deepest truths, knowing that...
  • By Kathy Fuson Hurt
    In order to get out I must go through. There is no other way. No other way? But there must be another way, an easier path, a well-lit road...
  • By Victoria E Safford
    They had no idea where they were going, when they left that night, in the dark, without lights, without shoes, without bread, their...
  • By Angela Herrera
    In English This is a prayer for all the travelers. For the ones who start out in beauty, who fall from grace, who step gingerly, looking...
  • By Stephen M Shick
    Early spring awakens memories of a deeper cold and hopes of a warmer wetness, sprouting seeds and budding branches. Gray trees on gray sky...
  • By Thomas Rhodes
    Holy Spirit of Life and Love, You who are our source and our ultimate destiny, Lead us this day on a crooked path. So often we are in so...

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