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  • These are typically statements of belief that can be affirmed, or principles around which the community is entering (or has already entered) into a covenant. Is the affirmation that you’re writing one that the people in your congregation really can affirm? What about those who can’t (or...

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  • By Karen G. Johnston
    Humans make maps of stars. May the stories we connect draw constellations that reflect a shared ministry calling out the best in us.
  • By Amy Kindred
    Of all the gifts in all the world, for food we are grateful.
  • By Mel Hoover, Rose Edington
    Water unites us. All water is one water, shape-shifting as it goes on and on in its unending cycle. The stream we gather by unites us with all the waters of the world, for all of life depends on water. ...
  • By Anya Sammler-Michael
    I put my faith in you. I put my faith in every one of you who woke up this morning with the weight of loss—manifesting as numbness, anger,...
  • By Ben Soule
    Hold fast to summer. Enjoy with heightened appreciation these still-warm September days. Create more memories, take more pictures. Enjoy a...
  • By Kristen L. Harper
    I do not wish to breathe another breath if it is not shared with others. The breath of life is not mine alone. I brought myself to be with...
  • 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 Leah Hart-Landsberg
    On Mother’s Day, let us mark how beautiful and complex it can be to mother and be mothered: To those who have mothered, we thank you. To...
  • By Kristin Kany
    Kristin Kany wrote this multi-voice poem in 2016 to be read by a group of "diverse moms." I am mother Mother 1: I am Mother Mother 2: I am...
  • By Israel Buffardi
    The road that lies ahead of us is a long one, and the pace of progress will sometimes feel glacially slow. Never forget that glaciers over...
  • By Gwen Matthews
    As December opens up before us, we welcome in the gift of reflection. We turn toward our holiday celebrations and search for common threads...
  • By Howard Thurman
    When the song of the angels is stilled, when the star in the sky is gone, when the kings and princes are home, when the shepherds are back...
  • By Ma Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
    There's my temple! Believer, unbeliever or wild one. You are welcome! We have no definition of who we are but human. We have no code but...
  • By Karen G. Johnston
    Do not be alone right now. Gather together. ...
  • By Lisa Bovee-Kemper
    In religious community, we share our joys and our triumphs, our sorrows and our broken places. ...
  • By Dana E Worsnop
    Often people say that they love coming to a place with so many like-minded people. I know just what they are getting at -- and I know that...
  • By Elizabeth Lerner Maclay
    As drops of rain that find each other and build to become a track, a rivulet, a stream, a river, a sea, so are we drawn together; so are we...
  • By Anne Frank
    I can feel the suffering of millions and yet, if I look up into the heavens, I think it will all come right, and that this cruelty too will...
  • By Starhawk
    We are all longing to go home to some place we have never been—a place half-remembered and half-envisioned we can only catch glimpses of...
  • By Loretta F. Williams
    We, bearers of the dream, affirm that a new vision of hope is emerging. We pledge to work for that community in which justice will be...
  • By Kathleen McTigue
    In the ­struggles we choose for ourselves, in the ways we move forward in our lives and bring our world forward with us, It is right to...
  • By Alex Kapitan
    I want to talk about choice. I want to talk about the fact that just because someone who is out to destroy you says you chose to be the way...
  • By Jay E Abernathy, Jr
    We affirm that love is our greatest purpose. Accepting one another is the truest form of faithful living. The search for truth is our...