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  • A moonless night. A rowboat ride, about a mile, across an icy current toward the glow of a lantern on the far side of the river. Someone waiting there will be your next conductor. They'll guide you to a safe house as the Underground Railroad carries you north. ...

Beacon Press

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By James Gertmenian
    Love without justice is not love. Compassion without deeds is not compassion. Faith without action is not faith. And religion without politics is not religion. In my view, people of faith are not entitled to avoid politics for the sake of a short-lived spiritual high.
  • By Daniel Gregoire
    Something new could come out of this moment of discomfort; something like healing. This is our opportunity to reimagine what Thanksgiving could be — and who we could be.
  • By Yuri Yamamoto
    Who are the angry birds in my life? Do I avoid opportunities in fear of risks? What are the sticks I carry in my heart so as not to be hurt again?
  • By DeReau K. Farrar
    Black people are so accustomed to being ignored and invisible that a simple acknowledgement—a simple I see you —from a peer goes a long way.
  • By Yuri Yamamoto
    Each of us at the wedding had unique stories about their life, but most knew how it felt to be an Asian American in this country. That was enough for me.
  • By Aisha Ansano
    What happened in Charlottesville is nothing new. We know how to fight it, and it is done in community—wherever we can find it. Spirit that runs through us all, remind me to look up, to reach out, to find those doing this work alongside me and join them.
  • By Yuri Yamamoto
    For almost thirty years after coming to the United States, I didn't fully understand the cultural cues around me. Initially, this gave me the false sense of liberation. I often interpreted uncomfortable situations to be my fault, as an ignorant immigrant. Trying hard to assimilate, I unconsciously suppressed what came naturally to me.
  • By Daniel Gregoire
    As a born traveler, I love the novelty of discovering a familiar thing in a new setting. And what’s more familiar than a white clapboard...
  • By Robin Tanner
    Holding on does not come easy to me. As a teenager who left home and bounced around, I am talented at escaping. I can evade like the best...
  • By Daniel Gregoire
    All right voters, it’s election season! We’re down to the remaining candidates, and we are the voters of this country. The question before...
  • By Teresa Honey Youngblood
    My maternal grandfather was one of seven children, four girls and three boys. All three of the boys grew up to marry women named Marie. Now...

Call and Response: Journeys in UU Lifespan Faith Development

  • By Sarah Conover
    An old activist friend of mine, Fran Peavey, used to travel the world’s benches in the 1970s and 80s with a simple sign that read, "...

inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop

  • Ta-Nehisi Coates
    From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop
    "A work of rare beauty . . . a love letter written in a moral emergency, one that Coates exposes with the precision of an autopsy and the...

Skinner House Books

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Creating Home, Kindergarten-1st Grade

Love Surrounds Us, Grades K-1

  • Hundreds of years ago, when America was still a very new country, Unitarianism and Universalism were also very new. They were actually two...

Signs of Our Faith, Grades 2-3

Sing to the Power, Grades 4-5

The New UU

  • By Polly Peterson
    This is the story of Theodore Parker, a Unitarian minister who was determined to do whatever he could to end slavery in the United States...

What Moves Us

  • Charles Chauncy was the leading opponent of the Great Awakening, the Protestant evangelical movement that swept through the British North...

Uplift: Uplifting LGBTQ+ Experience Within and Beyond Unitarian Universalism

  • By J Mase III
    As Black trans people, we are a community often the target of criminalization, homelessness, murder and joblessness. As #BlackTransMagick, we ask ourselves “how do we protect our spirits and those of our loved ones who face so much trauma?”

UU World

  • By Kris Willcox
    Printmaker Nathaniel Currier (1813–1888) grew up Unitarian and later joined the Unitarian Church of All Souls in New York.
    Image credit: © Getty Images
  • By Elaine McArdle
    You can’t rewrite history, but you can help right many of the wrongs through education.
    Image credit: Courtesy Whitney Plantation
  • By William G Sinkford
    Unitarian Universalists were ready to redeem the American dream, to take our place in the revolution. What happened?
    Image credit: © 2015 Brittney Leeanne Williams.

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