3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth)

The third of Our Unitarian Universalist Principles calls us to affirm and promote "acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations."

This list includes every page tagged with "3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth)."

  • By Amy Carol Webb
    From WorshipWeb
    Love is the only answer to everything and everyone in every moment.
  • By Becky Brooks
    From WorshipWeb
    "You are not alone. I am here. You are not alone. I am here.”
  • By Alix Klingenberg
    From Braver/Wiser
    We all have our foibles; pieces of ourselves that we both admire and occasionally revile. These gifts and struggles exist in tandem.
  • By Carter Heyward
    From WorshipWeb
    We are not automatic lovers of self, others, world, or God. Love does not just happen. We are not love machines, puppets on the strings of a deity called “love.” Love is a choice—not simply, or necessarily, a rational choice, but rather a willingness to be present to others without pretense or...
  • By enfleshed
    From WorshipWeb
    We shape one another. The Sacred that birthed us weaves our lives together so that we can only find ourselves through shared becoming.
  • By Tess Baumberger
    From WorshipWeb
    And when I move into that final mystery, may those to whom I am connected comfort one another. May they each find a way to embody whatever they have learned from me.
  • By Adrian L. H. Graham
    From Braver/Wiser
    When you’re the only black man in a sea of whiteness, purses still get clutched, and people still cross the street, and hellos still get lost in the void.
  • By Chris Rothbauer
    From WorshipWeb
    The first time I was told that I was too queer to be a congregation's minister, they asked, "What will the neighbors think?,” as if it were the most natural question in the world. ...
  • By Shari Woodbury
    From WorshipWeb
    ear, now, this invitation: To open yourself to surprise today and be ready to greet unexpected delights.
  • By Lauren Wyeth
    From WorshipWeb
    Unitarian Universalism is a faith that has the power to save lives, to shape lives, to sweeten and soften the lives of kids and teenagers who are living in a world that can sometimes be harsh, lonely, unjust, unkind.