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 Katie Gelfand
    From WorshipWeb
    We light this chalice as a symbol of reunion. We reunite in this sanctuary to share the flow of our hearts with one another. We gather...
  • By Debra Burrell
    From WorshipWeb
    We have basked in the warmth and beauty of this flame and this community. As the chalice flame is extinguished, let us carry its glow...
  • By Heather K Janules
    From WorshipWeb
    Spirit of life and love, God of memory, mourning and history, Bring before us the truths of serving in war Bring before us— In compassion...
  • By Elea Kemler
    From Braver/Wiser
    I choose to believe in community. I choose to believe in the difficult, slow work of building a common life.
  • By Elizabeth Stevens
    From WorshipWeb
    We give thanks for your presence among us. You are living examples of courage and perseverance. We give thanks for the stories you have...
  • By Sonja L. Cohen
    From UU World

    A congregation bonds over its multiyear collaborative quilt project.

  • By Rayla D. Mattson
    From Braver/Wiser
    My heart broke the day my son stood in the bathroom crying. He handed me a pair of scissors and told me to just cut it. I told him how beautiful his hair was and how sad I would be to see him cut it.
  • By Eric Bliss
    From LeaderLab
    How often do you introduce spiritual practice when your youth gather? If you are a religious educator or volunteer, make every effort to ensure that each gathering of your young ones taps into the spirit. That by the time these limitless spirits bridge from your program, they...
  • By Shari Woodbury
    From WorshipWeb
    I invite you to enter a period of quiet for a guided meditation. You may wish to adjust your position so that your spine is straight, your...
  • By Linda Barnes
    From WorshipWeb
    Suspended between all that was and all that might be, we struggle to find this very moment—to live this very moment. Let us sit together...