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Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Misha Sanders
    Sometimes people show up fully and be with me. And sometimes they cannot, even if they really care about me and want to help.
  • By Helen Rose
    When I internalize cultural messages about the definitions of success or failure—or anything, really—I undermine my own sense of self-worth.
  • 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 Misha Sanders
    In real life, sometimes grief looms largest in December. Sometimes there's one too many dress-ups and the gold tulle makes your legs itch. “I just needed it to stop for a minute. Next time I will take calm breaths.”
  • By Robin Tanner
    This is a story of in-the-middle for those wondering how their story ends.
  • By DeReau K. Farrar
    I wanted so badly to break free and let loose—but I just couldn't. I was stuck in my own false ideas of the congregation's expectations of me. Luckily, there’s still time.

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Miracles

  • Sources used for this story include: “ Raising Heaven: Where Rocks Go Wandering ,” by Tim Cahill (National Geographic). The world still...
  • From Christian scripture, John 6:1-19, New Revised Standard Version (Nashville, Tennessee: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 1990). A large crowd kept...
  • A retelling of a story from Cherokee tradition. When the earth was first made, it was very dark, and the animals were afraid. One day Bear...

Faithful Journeys

Chalice Children

Signs of Our Faith

  • Based on a Santerian story. Special thanks to Lesley Murdoch for her insights to Afro-Caribbean religions. The Orisha are gods that came...

Gather the Spirit

Spirit in Practice

A Chorus of Faiths

  • A retelling of a Sufi wisdom tale. Once there was a woman who prayed to understand what path she should take in life. One night, after...

Heeding the Call

Spirit of Life

  • By Elie Wiesel, from The Gates of the Forest. When the great Rabbi Israel Ba'al Shem-Tov saw misfortune threatening the Jews, it was his...

Love Will Guide Us

  • Based on a tale told in the 1700s by the Jewish teacher, Jacob ben Wolf Kranz, Maggid of Dubno. Other versions can be found in The Hungry...

Windows and Mirrors

UU World

  • By Maryah Converse
    When we say everyone must pledge to be a member, some low-income people in the pews may be hearing that they aren’t welcome.
    Image credit: Stock art, photo of metal gears meshing together. One says "give" one says "receive".
  • By Sally Salisbury Stoddard
    Living to be 87 is a surprise, and I’m finding that old-old is different than just plain old.
    Image credit: © 2016 Daniel Nevins
  • By Jeffrey A. Lockwood
    Don’t worry about ‘nature.’ Worry about a species that can’t say, ‘Enough.’
    Image credit: © Fotolia/tab62

Worship Lab: Posts on Crafting Worship

  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Failing to use a microphone is a form of exclusion. “When I’m excluded, I feel invisible. It’s as though I’m on the other side of a window from the room where almost everyone else is, and they don’t even notice that I’m stuck outside of their conversation.”

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