New address: 24 Farnsworth Street, Boston, MA 02210-1409.
Ma. Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
Also appropriate as Responsive Readings
Leader: We are here to derive meaning in our actions
All: When I change, the world changes
Leader: We are here to win our power back over our areas of powerlessness
Leader: We are here to deepen our understanding of ourselves in order to strengthen self-discipline
Leader: We are here to abolish prejudice with an appreciation for our diversity and differences
Leader: We are here to feel our personal power and our capacity to affect the lives of other people
Leader: We are here to become teachers to each other
Leader: We are here to spend time away from the usual influences and re-learn reality
Leader: When God gives me the desire, I am also given the power and means to achieve my goals.
Leader: I am here to see that my singular life is a gateway to countless possibilities.
UU Congregation of Quezon City, Philippines
Copyright: The author has given Unitarian Universalist Association
member congregations permission to reprint this piece for use in public worship.
Any reprints must acknowledge the name of the author.
For more information contact
This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations.
Please consider making a donation today.
Last updated on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
Sidebar Content, Page Navigation
More Ways to Search
Donate to Support This Program and the Ongoing Work of the UUA
Read or subscribe to UUA.org Updates for the latest additions to our site.
Learn more about the Beliefs & Principles of Unitarian Universalism, or read our online magazine, UU World, for features on today's Unitarian Universalists. Visit an online UU church, or find a congregation near you.