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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...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    There we were, two strangers idling at the red light―but I felt seen, and blessed, by a stranger.

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Creating Home

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

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...

Building the World We Dream About for Young Adults

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

Spirit in Practice

  • 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...
  • 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 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. She wandered the country, and whenever people heard she was near, they traveled to seek her wisdom and her guidance. ...

A Chorus of Faiths

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

Love Will Guide Us

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

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