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Beacon Press

Blue Boat: Youth and Young Adult Blog

Stories and Voices

  • By Bart Frost
    Every December, the same old argument flares up on Facebook. Before Facebook, it would blow up on Livejournal and before Livejournal it...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Humor about Identity... Oil in Water or Watery Wine? Even when acting with intention to be respectful of the many ways in which we are...
  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    Faith Helps When I was a kid my Thanksgiving holidays looked a lot like the seasonal TV commercials. We would gather at my maternal...
  • By Jeremie Bateman
    It feels like a math equation that I just can't solve: your family's traditions + my family's traditions – our budget x are we adults yet...
  • By Deborah Neisel-Sanders
    A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity ... In More Ways Than One! One of the characteristics of being in the minority is that one is seen by...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Guest post by Stephanie Carey-Marron. – Ed. Yes, It's Kinda a Big Deal You may have already guessed that Thanksgiving is a pretty big deal...

Guides and Tools

  • By Carey McDonald
    Race in America is a complex subject, but there are some great tools out there for you to start the conversation. We are called by our...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    A founding story of American Thanksgiving, reflected by the History Channel claims, " In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians...

Future of Faith

  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Rabbi David Kudan asks, Are We Right to Blend Hanukkah and Thanksgiving This Year? . His answer demonstrates the power of adopting an...

Issues and Trends

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Jake Morrill
    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 time such as this?

Call and Response: Journeys in UU Lifespan Faith Development

  • By Gail Forsyth-Vail
    Storytellers make choices all the time. We choose which parts of a story to lift up and which to downplay or omit; which characters to...

inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop

Skinner House Books

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Wisdom from the Hebrew Scriptures

  • Genesis 1: 1-31; 2:1-4 (New Revised Standard Version) In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless...
  • Isaiah 52: 1-2, 13-15; 53: 1-8, 54: 2-4, 7-8 (New Revised Standard Version) Awake, awake, Put on your strength O Zion! Put on your...
  • Genesis 22: 1-13 (New Revised Standard Version) After these things God tested Abraham. He said to him, "Abraham!" And he said, "Here I am...
  • Joshua 1: 1-3, Joshua 2:1-7,15-18, 21, Joshua 6: 1-25 (New Revised Standard Version) ... The Lord spoke to Joshua son of Nun... saying...
  • Exodus 16: 1-31; 35 (New Revised Standard Version) The whole congregation of the Israelites set out from Elim; and Israel came to the...
  • 1 Samuel 17 (New Revised Standard Version) Now the Philistines gathered their armies for battle... The Philistines stood on the mountain on...
  • 2 Samuel 12: 1-10 (New Revised Standard Version) But the thing that David had done displeased the Lord, and the Lord sent Nathan to David...

Signs of Our Faith

  • From the Hebrew Scriptures, 1 Samuel 1:10-17, 20, New Revised Standard Version of the Bible. Hannah was a very religious woman. She spent...
  • By Eckhart Tolle
    From The Power of Now (Novato: New World Library, 2004). A beggar had been sitting by the side of a road for over thirty years. One day a...

Creating Home

  • Inspired by a story in Tales for the Seventh Day: A Collection of Sabbath Stories by Nina Jaffe (New York: Scholastic Press, 2000). Once a...
  • Adapted from Hebrew scripture. Once long ago, in the city of Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, there lived a man named Elimelech. Elimelech...
  • Adapted from a Jewish folktale from Poland In this fun and participatory story a farmer lives in a house with his wife and children and the...

World of Wonder

Building Bridges

Virtue Ethics

  • A retelling of a European Jewish wisdom tale. Once there was a man whom the entire village knew to be a gossip. He could not wait to share...

Love Surrounds Us

Love Will Guide Us

Spirit of Life

  • By Elie Wiesel, from The Gates of the Forest. When the great Rabbi Israel Ba'al Shem-Tov saw misfortune threatening the Jews, it was his...