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Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Yuri Yamamoto
    As a hospital chaplain, I often listen to painful stories. We call it compassionate presence, but I may be crying inside. When words fail, I pray and sing.
  • By Karen G. Johnston
    Surrender is the last thing, often the only thing, available. And so we give ourselves to it. We fear it is our end. Sometimes—with grace or luck—we find it is our liberation.
  • 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 Robin Tanner
    This is a story of in-the-middle for those wondering how their story ends.
  • By Lindasusan Ulrich
    Spirit of Compassion, help us draw strength from all that we are. Give us new language with which to claim our wholeness, a new litany of joy built out of words that wounded.
  • By Elizabeth Harding
    Life is full of seesaws: it offers us moments of extreme wonder and moments of fear. Sometimes you have to live through the fear for the wonder to arrive.
  • 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.

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Wisdom from the Hebrew Scriptures

What Moves Us

  • By Forrest Church
    Stories and reflections from, Bringing God Home: A Traveler's Guide (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2002). Used with permission. Church's...
  • By William F. Schulz
    Excerpted from the 2006 Berry Street Lecture. When I was seven or eight years old, I lived across the street from a little dog named Amy...
  • In 1789, Hosea Ballou attended the Baptist revival held in his hometown of Richmond, New Hampshire. Moved by the preaching during this...

Building the World We Dream About for Young Adults

What We Choose

Resistance and Transformation

  • Preparation for Activity Speak with your minister or a long-time lay leader about your congregation's involvement in the struggle for LGBT...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 4, Testimony before HUAC Preparation for Activity Pre-arrange with four volunteers to read the four roles in...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Rev. Stephen Fritchman and the House Un-American Activities Committee Leader Resource 1, What Was It Like...
  • Materials for Activity Worship or centering table Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Timepiece (minutes) Chime or...

A Chorus of Faiths

Heeding the Call

Spirit of Life

  • By Elizabeth Tarbox
    Reprinted from Life Tides by permission of Sarah Tarbox. Copyright (C) 1993. Published by Skinner House Books, an imprint of the Unitarian...
  • Excerpted and adapted from Scott Russell Sanders' book, A Private History of Awe (New York, North Point Press, 2006). In his book A Private...

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