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Beacon Press

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Elea Kemler
    I wanted so much to believe that God was watching over this boy, that God was tender and protective and fiercely on the side of life and that this boy would not slip away.
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    "How complicated it is to break silence: to open all of the secrets in all of our broken hearts. But silence does break; truth seeks the light. We're unraveling silence because we have determined that our power with one another is greater than the power someone once had over us."
  • 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 Erika A. Hewitt
    People are in pain all around us, all of the time. How can we be companions to those in pain, and bear witness, so that pain can be...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    I know a little about "merry" meeting "mess" at the holidays — and by a little I mean How much time have you got? Four Christmases ago, a...
  • By Sean Parker Dennison
    I'm sitting here broken-hearted. I could try to convince you that it’s about the state of the world with its tragedies, suffering, and...

Healthcare and Benefits Blog

inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop

Pacific Western Region

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Gather the Spirit

Heeding the Call, Jr. High Ages 12-15

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 Meg Barnhouse
    Admitting I would benefit from using a scooter gave me the gift of freedom.
    Image credit: Side view of electric wheelchair on pavement
  • By Michelle Bates Deakin
    A decade after a fatal shooting, photo book reveals a journey of healing at Tennessee Valley UU Church in Knoxville.
    Image credit: At Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, Bill Dockery and his daughter, Haley, share a hymnal with Lea Alexander during the church’s rededication service, held one week after a shooting at the church in 2008.
  • By Elaine McArdle
    Two UUA employees who were violently robbed during the 2017 General Assembly urged leniency in case against four attackers, who were sentenced to prison terms.
    Image credit: Jolanda Walter and Caitlin Shroyer-Ladeira are part of a group of New Orleans UUs who advocated for restorative justice after two UUA employees were violently robbed in June 2017
  • By Alison Oatman
    ‘Touch binds us together in a way that is warm and builds community.’
    Image credit: Rafael Cantón (right) leads a group hug with fellow congregants at the UU Church of Ventura, California.
  • By Ali Jablonsky
    Megan has a terminal illness. Ralph has to make a huge decision. I plunge into their spiritual and religious landscapes. I do not see spirituality as disappearing, but as being present everywhere.
  • By Christopher L. Walton
    UU World senior editor is the co-author of The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind.
    Image credit: Elaine McArdle, UU World senior editor and co-author of The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind.
  • By Meg Barnhouse
    Allowing myself to see my injuries and pain as ‘not my fault’ is a spiritual challenge.
    Image credit: By Louis J. Gasnier, film Perils of Pauline, 1914, Wharton (US) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
  • By Nathan Mesnikoff
    Chaplains help patients translate their own experience into personal story.
    Image credit: © PeopleImages/istock
  • By Jim Key
    It was precisely my emergent humanist belief that equipped me to face what seemed a death sentence.
    Image credit: © istockphoto/piovesempre
  • By Teresa Schwartz
    There’s a fine line between medicine and poison, powerlessness and agency.
    Image credit: © Melinda Beck/theispot.com
  • By Schuyler Vogel
    We can become a more spiritually resilient faith.
    Image credit: © flickr.com/MargaretDonald (CC BY 2.0)
  • By Sadie Lansdale
    An ancient tale points to the wisdom of nonsense.
    Image credit: © Daniel Nevins/theispot.com
  • By Elaine McArdle
    When Ebola began ravaging West Africa, Dr. Patricia Ruze was determined to help.
    Image credit: Courtesy Patricia Ruze
  • By Jonah Eller-Isaacs
    African musicians respond to a pandemic with songs of sorrow, resistance, advocacy, and hope.
    Image credit: © Jonah Eller-Isaacs

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Lyn Cox
    With curiosity and contemplation, let us delve into the gifts of darkness... where life finds rest and renewal.
  • By Megan Devine
    Spiritual practices in any tradition, including mindfulness in its many forms, are meant to help you live what is yours to live, not make you rise above it.
  • By Rebecka Clement
    Lady of Love, of all the world's children, take this child for safekeeping.
  • By Shari Woodbury
    Consecrate us in courage and community as we seek to birth something new.
  • By Andrea Hawkins-Kamper
    May it be well with you and all those entrusted to our care.
  • By Dan Lambert
    Leader: Because the daily pressure of life weighs heavy on our minds, on our bodies, and on our spirits. ...
  • By Joel Miller
    Let our lives be a prayer that mends broken hearts.
  • By Douglas Taylor
    A prayer for gun violence
  • By Sheri Prud'homme
    This ritual connects us to our history; to the earth and the cycle of life. The times we are living in call for new ways to lean into the depths of ancient ritual.
  • By Lisa Bovee-Kemper
    You are loved beyond measure. You are good, right, and beautiful. Your lives are more than the sum of the moment or moments that changed you.
  • By Susanne Intriligator
    In the days ahead, many of us will gather with family and friends, people with whom we may have long and complicated relationships. It...
  • By Shari Woodbury
    I invite you to enter a period of quiet for a guided meditation. You may wish to adjust your position so that your spine is straight, your...
  • By bell hooks
    "Rarely, if ever, are any of us healed in isolation. Healing is an act of communion." from All about Love , p. 215.

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