Humility

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Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Kat Liu
    It's hard to feel gratitude for something when you're focusing on what’s wrong with it.
  • By Kat Liu
    Outside of the meditation hall, we plan for the future and think of the past. But so often we replay past regrets and worry about future events to the point where we’re no longer present in the present.
  • By Alix Klingenberg
    Once I quit drinking, my inner voice and I began the harder work: that of creating a life from which I do not need or want to escape.
  • By Amanda Poppei
    It's an impulse of the human self to be known fully, and that’s almost never possible unless we risk the conversations that help us see past our initial impressions.
  • By Kat Liu
    If a friend were in my situation, I would have seen their failings as human. So why hold someone to an unforgiving standard just because that someone is me?
  • By Seanan R. Holland
    In the moment that I switched to “teacher mode,” I recalled moments in which I had inadvertently said ungracious things. I was fortunate enough to have professors, ministers, and friends illuminate my clumsiness for me. They did so in a way that was gracious enough that it increased my appreciation and respect for them, and clear enough that I will never forget the teaching.
  • By Robin Tanner
    I long for progressive religious communities that are confessing communities—places where we admit our wrongdoings, are held accountable, and called back into covenant.
  • By Robin Tanner
    I had finally begun to relax—a bit. We were en route to Pennsylvania. My friend, a formal part of our “framily,” was visiting. We decided a...

LeaderLab

  • By Renee Ruchotzke
    In order for a congregation to reflect the global majority in its membership, its leaders must learn to model how to de-center the culture of the congregation from White identity and culture. Here are some practices to get you started.

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Virtue Ethics

What Moves Us

Building the World We Dream About for Young Adults

The New UU

  • "The Wind in Both Ears," by Angus MacLean, in The Wind in Both Ears (Boston: Beacon Press, 1965). Introduce the story by explaining that...
  • By Forrest Church
    Excerpted from Cathedral of the World. Copyright 2009 by Forrest Church. Reprinted by permission of Beacon Press, Boston. Imagine awaking...

Spirit in Practice

  • Pablo Casals, born in Vendrell, Spain to a Puerto Rican mother, is thought by many to be the greatest cellist who ever lived. His...

Heeding the Call

  • From the All Folk Tales website. Used with permission. A long time ago in the village of Ipetumodu, there lived a poor woman. This woman...

Love Surrounds Us

  • An adaptation of Matthew 5:1-11, Christian scripture. Jesus was a teacher. He lived thousands of years ago, in the part of the world we now...

Love Connects Us

UU World

  • By Anthony Makar
    We need Thoreau’s ‘tonic of wildness’ to confront climate change. As he explained, ‘We need to witness our own limits transgressed.’
    Image credit: A satellite image shows Hurricane Irma as it approached Cuba and Florida on September 8 2017.

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