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  • Rev. Jan Taddeo: "Unitarian Universalists step out into the unknown all the time."
  • Our Subaru Forester was sliding sideways down Interstate 80 at fifty miles per hour. My wife, Nan, had gingerly switched to the left-hand...

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Lindasusan Ulrich
    We can’t always predict which choices will wind up having a huge impact on us, whether it's bringing home a stuffed animal or taking a particular train to Oxford Circus.
  • By Elea Kemler
    In the eighteen years I’ve served as minister of my small-town congregation, I have led 96 memorial services, most for people I have loved. The longer I stay, the deeper I love and the more I grieve.
  • By Erin Powers
    It’s been said that it’s easier to untangle a string of lights if you plug them in; it’s no different for people. Humans, just like strings of lights, are wired for connection.
  • By Marisol Caballero
    How is it that I, a minister and known skeptic, am able to a) not run around screaming that the sky is falling and, b) do my job at all?...
  • 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...

inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

A Chorus of Faiths, High School Youth

  • By Daniel Quinn, in Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit (New York: Bantam/Turner Books, 1992). Used by permission. This story (...

Building the World We Dream About: For Young Adults, 18-35

  • By Jose Ballester
    Russell was an amateur geologist, paleontologist, and professional teacher. He took his young charges on an overnight field trip. While...

Chalice Children, in Preschool

Creating Home, Kindergarten-1st Grade

  • “The Magic Vase” was adapted from "The Magic Vase" as retold by Margaret Silf in One Hundred Wisdom Stories from Around the World ,...

Love Will Guide Us, Grades 2-3

  • "We Got Here Together," by Kim Stafford, is reprinted by permission of the author from We Got Here Together, by Kim Stafford, illustrated...

Miracles, Wide Age Span

Riddle and Mystery, 6th Grade

Spirit in Practice

  • Once upon a time there was a Teacher who was known far and wide as one who had mastered all the great disciplines of a spiritual seeker...
  • One day a Religious Man approached a Mystic and asked, “Does God exist?” “Allow me to go within for an answer,” the Mystic replied. After...
  • Once the great Sufi holy man and wise fool Nasreddin Hodja was walking down the street when a group of women came running up to him...

Toolbox of Faith, Grades 4-5

What Moves Us

  • By Sophia Lyon Fahs
    Excerpted from Worshipping Together with Questioning Minds, by Sophia Lyon Fahs. Copyright (C) 1965 by Sophia Lyon Fahs. Reprinted by...

UU World

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Lisa Fischbeck
    When some people think of Easter, they think of a bunny rabbit. Others would point to other fertility symbols and signs of Spring, springing forth out of the ordinary, the plain, the seemingly dead: butterflies, flowers, and the like. Christians might think of the empty cross, or of a cross with...
  • By Heide Cottam
    The resurrection of Jesus is one of the most sacred stories in Christianity; from that story emerges a renewal of faith.
  • By Chip Roush
    May the power of transfiguring love evolve through and among us.
  • By Antonia Bell-Delgado
    May we find the courage to revel in the mystery.
  • By Dawn Fortune
    Chalice lighting that speaks to the dark nights of midwinter.

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