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Stephen M Shick

Full name: Rev. Stephen M. Shick

The Rev. Stephen Shick is Minister Emeritus of the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson. He also served our congregations in Haverhill, MA and Portland, ME. Nationally he served our faith as the founding Director of UU Peace Network and Director of the UU Service Committee's U.S. Programs Department. He is author of two Skinner books: Be the Change: Poems, Prayers and Meditations for Peacemakers and Justice Seekers and Consider the Lilies: Meditations and produces Momentary Meditations, a brief weekly video poem published on YouTube.

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Skinner House Books

Be the Change
Poems, Prayers and Meditations for Peacemakers and Justice Seekers

Stephen M Shick

From Skinner House Books

Designed to inspire and sustain activists and others who are working for a better world. Brimming with poignant and inspirational quotations and verse from Jesus to Shakespeare to Edna St. Vincent Millay, Rachel Carson and Maya Angelou.

UU World

Be the change

Stephen M Shick

From UU World Magazine
Those who want to move the world in the direction of equality and lasting harmony must become, and learn to think of themselves as, forces of history.
Peace Network rallied UUs against nukes

Stephen M Shick

From UU World Magazine
We didn't have to declare ourselves a traditional peace church to be strong advocates for peace and nuclear disarmament.
Prayer in the aftermath of hate

Stephen M Shick

From UU World Magazine
Words of grief and consolation after a deadly attack on the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Knoxville.

WorshipWeb

Creating Fire

Stephen M Shick

From WorshipWeb
Is the fire going out? Not in your belly, for you are still alive, but in your soul, that place where dreams fuel commitment where longings shape action...
To Flame

Stephen M Shick

From WorshipWeb
All that we need is here now. From the ages of the earth we have gathered energies in wood, coal, oil, and other remnants of life....
Monuments

Stephen M Shick

From WorshipWeb
On this green bank, by this soft stream, We place with joy a votive stone, That memory may their deeds redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone.
The Eternal

Stephen M Shick

From WorshipWeb
It is not old, Yet it comes through the wisdom of the ages. It is not young, Yet it comes through the passion of innocence....
Grounded

Stephen M Shick

From WorshipWeb
It hurts to let go of intensity that zapped like electricity yesterday. It hurts to disconnect arcing power, watch it ground and vanish....
Living Waters

Stephen M Shick

From WorshipWeb
We float on a sea hidden beneath dry surfaces covered by stones. Isn’t this why we drink and dive so deeply go down to the sea in ships risk drowning,...

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