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Beacon Press

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Becky Brooks
    “If I ask you a question, do you promise to tell me the truth?" For future reference, if a child asks you this question at Christmas time, EVADE.

Skinner House Books

  • Daniel Chesney Kanter
    From Skinner House Books
    Reflections on faith, especially for those who are not traditionally religious. Using engaging stories, and with reflection questions after...

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Spirit in Practice

  • Five people wearing blindfolds were once brought into a room in the middle of which stood an elephant. Each person was directed to a...

Toolbox of Faith, Grades 4-5

What Moves Us

  • In 1789, Hosea Ballou attended the Baptist revival held in his hometown of Richmond, New Hampshire. Moved by the preaching during this...

What We Choose: Ethics for Unitarian Universalists

  • Attributed to Aesop, Greek fabulist, c. 620-564 BCE. A shepherd boy, watching a flock of sheep near his village, grew lonely. He devised a...
  • Dr. Anthony Pinn is the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University. He serves as a...

Windows and Mirrors, Grades 4-5

Wisdom from the Hebrew Scriptures

  • 1 Samuel 17 (New Revised Standard Version) Now the Philistines gathered their armies for battle... The Philistines stood on the mountain on...

UU World

  • By Daniel Chesney Kanter
    More than an adherence to a belief system, faith is an orientation to life.
    Image credit: Hand-drawn compass rose on blue paper - Stock image

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Samantha Gupta
    I give thanks for all it takes to be a healing presence, and also how simple it is. I confess that I want to be seen as (especially) good (...
  • By Megan Dowdell
    I had dreams about anywhere-else-but-here But our faith kept me close. I believed I had done something to deserve it. Our faith shouted, “...
  • By Paul Stephan Dodenhoff
    The freedom to doubt, to question, to be content to live in Mystery is central to the liberal religious tradition. Like the process of...
  • By Debra Haffner
    We are on a journey. We didn’t plan it. We didn’t have time for the bread to rise. We may find ourselves in the wilderness, hungry, thirsty...
  • By Daniel Budd
    Leader: We're not sure what happened. But, we know what it's like when someone appears whose message we feel offers hope, who inspires us...
  • By Sara Eileen LaWall
    Out of the flames of fear ...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    To prepare for this Message for All Ages, you’ll need to do the following: remove a small white tea light from its aluminum casing make a...
  • By Elizabeth Nguyen
    God of mercy, spirit who makes peace out of war, who wanders with refugees and keeps vigil with children at our border and all borders;...
  • By Rainer Maria Rilke
    Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books...
  • By Bob Janis-Dillon
    Sometimes I offer to make a deal with God. “I’ll tell you about my resistance to prayer,” I say, “If you’ll explain the Holocaust.” God...
  • By Celie Katovitch
    Spirit of life and death, Thou who art as present to us in our suffering As in our wellbeing, Abide with us in this permeable time Between...
  • By David O Rankin
    During the Advent season, we celebrate the qualities of faith, hope, love, and joy. Yet these must be viewed through the prism of paradox...
  • By Ricardo Williams
    The Resurrection is to me the most difficult story in the Bible. ...
  • By Susan Maginn
    We are in the midst of advent, friends, and I have to admit how much I love this season. Like most clergy I feel that it is my job, 24/7/...
  • By Amy McKenzie Quinn
    Welcome to this common, sacred space. Common, because we are all welcome. Sacred, because here we transform the ordinary and attend to the...
  • By Michael A Schuler
    Cherish your doubts, for doubt is the servant of truth. Question your convictions, for beliefs too tightly held strangle the mind and its...
  • By Charles F Flagg
    Leader: Every endeavor begins with a first step, and encounters darkness and difficulty along the way. ...
  • By Bruce Clear
    Some of you may have heard Garrison Keillor’s Thanksgiving story in which Unitarians are featured. Somebody needs to find out what Keillor’...
  • By Paul Stephan Dodenhoff
    For this one hour, Spirit of Life ...
  • By Robert T Weston
    Cherish your doubts, for doubt is the attendant of truth. Doubt is the key to the door of knowledge; it is the servant of discovery. A...
  • By Sophia Lyon Fahs
    Some beliefs are like walled gardens. They encourage exclusiveness, and the feeling of being especially privileged. Other beliefs are...
  • By Howard Thurman
    Waiting is a window opening on many landscapes. For some, waiting means the cessation of all activity when energy is gone and exhaustion is...