Discernment

This list includes every page tagged with "Discernment."

  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    From Braver/Wiser
    The most life-giving coping strategy—for me—is to attune to a voice calmer and wiser than mine, and allow that seeking to be its own expression of faith.
  • By Alix Klingenberg
    From Braver/Wiser
    We all have our foibles; pieces of ourselves that we both admire and occasionally revile. These gifts and struggles exist in tandem.
  • By Misha Sanders
    From Braver/Wiser
    Can we strive to have the grace to back away when our presence doesn’t feel like safety?
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    From Braver/Wiser
    We can be cheerleaders for simple joys (even when we don't share them) and compassionate about the fact that we’re all just trying to survive.
  • By Sherri Scott
    From UU World

    An Illinois congregation’s internship program offers students valuable firsthand workplace experience.

  • By Rebekah Savage
    From Braver/Wiser
    This is the beauty and sparkle of spiritual communities: needs arise and beloveds appear to ask, “How can I help?” There’s no fixed timeline, just the spiritual practices of generosity and stewardship.
  • By Tim Atkins
    From Braver/Wiser
    There are so many spiritual lessons from the natural world and—in a season filled with Ingatherings and Water Communions—this is one for me: oxbow lakes as a beautiful combination of resiliency, strength, and flexibility.
  • By Elaine McArdle
    From UU World

    New self-assessment tool is helping UUs identify their spiritual priorities.

  • By Nancy Pierce, John Benford, Sonja L. Cohen
    From UU World

    Photos and conversation prompts from the UUA General Assembly in Spokane, Washington, June 19–23. 

  • By Myke Johnson
    From WorshipWeb
    For the followers of Jesus, the church itself—their communal gathering—was not a place to be filled with images of torture and cruelty. It was the place to remember that love was stronger than empire, and that heaven was possible here on earth.