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 Elea Kemler
    From Braver/Wiser
    It is deeply spiritual work to learn to treat ourselves with compassion; to learn to see ourselves, if only in moments, the same way we look at something or someone we find beautiful: a newborn baby, the ocean, a sunset.
  • By Mandie McGlynn
    From WorshipWeb
    Remind us every day, every moment, that we are beloved, beloved, beloved.
  • By Rayla D. Mattson
    From Braver/Wiser
    Traditions and habits can be changed or broken and that’s not always bad. It doesn’t mean we didn’t learn or like what we did in the past, it just means that we moved on to something else and that’s okay too.
  • By Rebekah Savage
    From Braver/Wiser
    My soul nudged me from a hiding place to confess and to seek forgiveness, and only through the grace of the Great Mystery of Life unfolding around us did I receive the blessing of journeying with a beloved, grieving friend.
  • By Ben Soule
    From WorshipWeb
    A feeling of being on the edge of something new. A time to welcome the new year and make the old year right before we lay it on our shelf of memories.
  • By Dan Lambert
    From WorshipWeb
    As we light this chalice, we gather as one body looking to the Nativity for its message to all of humanity.
  • By Jade Sylvan
    From Uplift
    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.
  • By Douglas Taylor
    From WorshipWeb
    Across the generations, this flame comes to us. We join in the line and we carry the flame forward.
  • By Karen G. Johnston
    From WorshipWeb
    Humans make maps of stars. May the stories we connect draw constellations that reflect a shared ministry calling out the best in us.
  • By Robin Tanner
    From Braver/Wiser
    Advent is about expectation—radical expectations that undo the status quo—and anticipation: a skillful search for the places where liberation rises from the ashes.