Thanksgiving

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  • Sunday before Thanksgiving. Themes can include gratitude to God, gratitude for loved ones, gathering the family together, breaking bread...

Blue Boat: Youth and Young Adult Blog

Guides and Tools

  • By Carey McDonald
    Race in America is a complex subject, but there are some great tools out there for you to start the conversation. We are called by our...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    A founding story of American Thanksgiving, reflected by the History Channel claims, " In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians...

Stories and Voices

  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Humor about Identity... Oil in Water or Watery Wine? Even when acting with intention to be respectful of the many ways in which we are...
  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    Faith Helps When I was a kid my Thanksgiving holidays looked a lot like the seasonal TV commercials. We would gather at my maternal...
  • By Jeremie Bateman
    It feels like a math equation that I just can't solve: your family's traditions + my family's traditions – our budget x are we adults yet...
  • By Deborah Neisel-Sanders
    A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity ... In More Ways Than One! One of the characteristics of being in the minority is that one is seen by...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Guest post by Stephanie Carey-Marron. – Ed. Yes, It's Kinda a Big Deal You may have already guessed that Thanksgiving is a pretty big deal...

Future of Faith

  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Rabbi David Kudan asks, Are We Right to Blend Hanukkah and Thanksgiving This Year? . His answer demonstrates the power of adopting an...

Issues and Trends

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Daniel Gregoire
    Something new could come out of this moment of discomfort; something like healing. This is our opportunity to reimagine what Thanksgiving could be — and who we could be.
  • By Jake Morrill
    An adequate Christmas would have you calm and open, taking it in, accepting whatever is. Slow it all down like you might be, in some way, attuned to the pace of the Eternal. If you need, you can fake it at first.
  • By Maureen Killoran
    May we give thanks always, believing that, even in the world’s bleakest moments, the dance of life is always underway.

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Miracles

  • From Christian scripture, John 6:1-19, New Revised Standard Version (Nashville, Tennessee: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 1990). A large crowd kept...
  • A Celtic pagan story from Ireland, told by Erica Helm Meade in her book of wisdom tales, The Moon in the Well (Peru, Illinois: Open Court/...

Chalice Children

Love Will Guide Us

Uplift: Uplifting LGBTQ+ Experience Within and Beyond Unitarian Universalism

  • By Jade Sylvan
    As we gather in the darkness and the light let us give thanks and witness to our chosen families who we have traveled a lifetime to find.

UU World

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