Jake Morrill

Rev. Jake Morrill smiles, outdoors, with a wooden building behind him.

Rev. Jake Morrill (he/him/his) has served the Oak Ridge (TN) UU Church as Lead Minister since 2003. The Executive Director of the UU Christian Fellowship, he’s also a therapist and leadership coach. His weekly e-newsletter, "Tenacious Play," comes out on Mondays; readers can subscribe to it at his website.

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Braver/Wiser

Only Clay on the Wheel

Jake Morrill

From Braver/Wiser
I want to be shaped in a way that lets me serve the eternal.
The Eternal, Calling

Jake Morrill

From Braver/Wiser
The wilderness alongside every moment holds more than the silence that theologians imagine of God.
An Adequate Christmas

Jake Morrill

From Braver/Wiser
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...
Exuberance

Jake Morrill

From Braver/Wiser
What's my favorite weather? When the wind whips your face, you're alive, and you can think what you will.
Singing Out for Love's Return

Jake Morrill

From Braver/Wiser
"The soul is made of love and must ever strive to return to love. Therefore, it can never find rest nor happiness in other things....
Sticking It Out in the Storm

Jake Morrill

From Braver/Wiser
.I want liberty and justice for all in my country. That will ask of me—and of many of you—the discipline of discomfort.
What on Earth Is Worth Saving

Jake Morrill

From Braver/Wiser
Those of us with some privilege in this empire may be tempted to seek refuge in it, as if privilege was ever going to save us. But who’s to say whether you’ve come to this place and position for a...
Our Whole Life Is a Series of Signs

Jake Morrill

From Braver/Wiser
Our whole life is a series of signs. Any slight action: a dim semaphore. Our redemption, if it happens, will mean somebody tried.

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