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Blue Boat: Youth and Young Adult Blog

Issues and Trends

  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    As a Unitarian Universalist , as a person of faith, as a decent human being who cares about human life, I share this belief with a good...

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Misha Sanders
    Sometimes people show up fully and be with me. And sometimes they cannot, even if they really care about me and want to help.
  • By Rebekah Savage
    A haircut, a cup of coffee, or just an honest “How are you?” can be transformed into a powerful moment between two people living in a hard world.
  • By Elea Kemler
    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 Rayla D. Mattson
    A white woman pulled over and ran over to me with a shopping bag. She noticed that I never have on a coat and I often stand in the rain. She didn’t know if the things would fit, but the receipt was in the bag. She smiled and drove away. As I looked down at the bag, I had very mixed emotions.
  • By Rayla D. Mattson
    My oldest child was confused: why would no one stop and help us? Even though people weren’t stopping to help us, my son said, he wanted to be more like me and stop to help someone anyway.
  • By Teresa Honey Youngblood
    Pray, if you pray. Send love and money, too. We will be rolled and covered, but we will rise and carry others with us. Watch for the opportunities to rise and carry. Watch for the holy moments where some people see God.
  • By Becky Brooks
    What DO we do in the face of evil? Anything. Everything. Pray, protest, bake, hug, grieve, wail, laugh, explain, linger, research, fight, cry. What we absolutely must not do is ignore it.
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    When I picked up her call, Kira’s voice was thick with tears. Kira, one of my best friends, is the mother of 4-year old twins, working full...
  • By Marisol Caballero
    I am ever grateful for the friends who are my family; who have pieced me together each time I’ve fallen apart; who laugh, cry, dream, and age happily by my side.
  • By Jake Morrill
    Our whole life is a series of signs. Any slight action: a dim semaphore. Our redemption, if it happens, will mean somebody tried.

General Assembly Presentations

  • General Assembly 2014 Event 244 This event, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Society of Community Ministries, is scheduled to occur...

Skinner House Books

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Chalice Children

Moral Tales

Sing to the Power

  • Materials for Activity Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle Opening Words for Basket (Session 1, Leader Resource 1), and basket Cloth for...
  • Materials for Activity Polar fleece fabric Yardsticks and rulers, washable markers, and permanent markers to share Scissors, sharp enough...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Stickers or adhesive dots Preparation for Activity Research groups in your area that do...

Love Surrounds Us

  • By Christy Olson, Lynn Kerr
    The Love Surrounds Us program explores all the Unitarian Universalist Principles in the context of the Beloved Community of family/home, school, and neighborhood.

Signs of Our Faith

Creating Home

World of Wonder

What Moves Us

Building the World We Dream About for Young Adults

  • By Jane Greer
    From "UU Convicted of Littering While Supplying Humanitarian Aid" , UU World, June 15, 2009. Used with permission. The subject of the story...
  • By India McKnight
    "Honey, those girls were being chased for at least half a mile once school got out," Ms. Myra recalled. I shook my head knowingly. We had...

What We Choose

Gather the Spirit

The New UU

  • It was the first gathering of a newly formed small group. The eight people who gathered in Ann's living room recognized one another, but...