Playfulness

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Blue Boat: Youth and Young Adult Blog

Events and Opportunities

  • By Jennica Davis-Hockett
    Attention all Luminary Leaders and Luminary Alumni! Illuminate your creativity and spread the good news of Unitarian Universalism . Create...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    What is the name and birth date of the Unitarian Universalist who lost her life fighting for a cause commemorated on the front-page of the...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    HINT: The Answer to our challenge is already somewhere on this blog
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Put on your thinking-caps, stretch-out you Google-fingers or dig deep in your data-mine 'cause the weekend is sooner than you know...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    We Started It All What happened on November 18, 2003 making this an auspicious date for civil rights? Bonus (or clue, as the case may be):...

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Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Katie Romano Griffin
    May I always remember that Tango, like life, is a dance of the people. It’s meant to be shared, not practiced in isolation.
  • 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 Teresa Honey Youngblood
    We could see the main path to the swimming hole ahead, but we had to pick our way through sand spurs to get there. Behind us were rattlesnakes. What did the youth do? They started playing.
  • By Christian Schmidt
    Our family prays at mealtime to practice gratitude in our lives. I love that my children are taking it as their own, finding their own meaning.
  • 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 Amanda Poppei
    In real life, we can only place the pieces, one by one, and see what kind of picture we create. Sometimes we turn out to have chosen the wrong piece. Sometimes the picture is wildly unexpected.
  • By Elea Kemler
    Every year, I tell the congregation not to worry about mistakes because there aren’t any; there is only us, telling an old story about love getting born into this aching world.
  • By Tim Atkins
    The most important lesson pottery has taught me is to not be attached to the final product—the process matters more than the product.

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

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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...

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...
  • A contemporary painter named Debora Jones-Buck has what many consider an unusual approach to her work. She prepares a canvas and then...

Wonderful Welcome

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UU World

  • By Anthony Makar
    A little playfulness can go a long way.
    Image credit: © Robert Neubecker
  • By Michelle Richards
    Children don’t want to hear, watch, or read stories that claim evil does not exist because they are acutely aware—even from very young ages—that it does.
    Image credit: © Kittisuper/iStockphoto

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