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  • By Erica Shadowsong
    Icarus could not resist flying higher and higher to see how far he could go. And he began to entertain what he knew was impossible; he began to think about what it would be like to touch the sun!
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By Katie Romano Griffin
    If we aren’t willing to ask the important, uncomfortable, and even scary questions, we won’t get to larger and deeper truths.
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • By David Kohlmeier
    If we don’t know where the spark of life comes from, can we know for sure where it goes?
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • By Amy Zucker Morgenstern
    In every person we meet, especially those who cause us discomfort, we find an opportunity for us to grow, to learn.
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By Elea Kemler
    What I do know for sure is that hope matters. One of the best things we can do is to hold hope for someone when that person cannot hold it for themselves.
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • By Lori Walke
    Gracious God, ...
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  • By Amanda Poppei
    Who are you going to be, today? And tomorrow? Who are we all becoming, together?
    From 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.
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • By Karen G. Johnston
    I call the tall bush on my back patio “Burning Bush” because in autumn its leaves are a fiery red. All winter long I overlooked three uninhabited nests inside of it. For months and months I could have perceived—but didn’t—what was in plain sight. ...
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • By Antonia Bell-Delgado
    May we find the courage to revel in the mystery.
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By Israel Buffardi
    Take a deep breath and try to find the restorative power of air and water in the breath.
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  • By Anne Lamott
    "We can change. People say we can’t, but we do when the stakes or the pain is high enough. And when we do, life can change."
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  • By Robin Tanner
    This is a story of in-the-middle for those wondering how their story ends.
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • By Alex Haider-Winnett
    May we find unexpected ways to remember where we came from and imagine where we may go next. May we find touchstones of our pasts, and may they become a foundation for the future.
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • By Susanne Intriligator
    In the days ahead, many of us will gather with family and friends, people with whom we may have long and complicated relationships. It...
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  • By Jason Cook
    We seekers are on a quest: A quest to discover truth and meaning. Sometimes we think we’ve found it— Wrapped up, glimmering with newness...
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  • By Teresa Honey Youngblood
    People move places for jobs, relations, opportunities, escape, hindering our ability to put down new roots. And yet, we carry a constancy: the still, quiet voice within.
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • By William E. Swing
    “There’s a hunger beyond food that’s expressed in food, and that’s why feeding is always a kind of miracle. It speaks to a bigger desire.”...
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By Kimberly French
    Ira Glass first brought the Rev. Carlton Pearson’s story to This American Life. Now, with Chiwetel Ejiofor as Pearson, Glass brings the story to your television.
    Image credit: Martin Sheen is the Rev. Oral Roberts and Chiwetel-Ejiofor is the Rev. Carlton Pearson in Netflix's film "Come Sunday."
    From UU World
  • By Lindasusan Ulrich
    However imperfectly I may be living this life of mine, there’s no one better at it, and there’s no one else who can do it for me.
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • 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.
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • By Sharon Wylie
    The hours of day and night are in balance. ...
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  • By Julianne Lepp
    We seek our place in the world and the answers to our hearts’ deep questions. As we seek, may our hearts be open to unexpected answers. May...
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  • By Elizabeth Nguyen
    Spirit, I would really rather not learn this. Didn’t think I needed to. I thought someone else could do it. Thought a leader was coming to...
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  • By Martha Kirby Capo
    I invite you now into a time of meditation. You may wish to adjust your position: your feet flat on the ground, your body resting easily...
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  • Joy Berry
    Six Unitarian Universalists share about their connections with Jesus, demonstrating the variety of views from across the faith. Pack of 25...
  • By Becky Brooks
    “If I ask you a question, do you promise to tell me the truth?" For future reference, if a child asks you this question at Christmas time, EVADE.
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • By Lindasusan Ulrich
    Open up the doors Push on looming wooden arches embroidered with ironwork Brace shoulders against the weight of history unmoved Slough off...
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By Shari Woodbury
    Good morning! Do you notice anything different about me today? That’s right, I’m wearing glasses. Have you seen glasses like these before?...
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  • Meg Riley
    From Skinner House Books
    A dynamic collection of personal stories from people whose lives have been dramatically changed by Unitarian Universalism.
    From Skinner House Books
  • By Jake Morrill
    What's my favorite weather? When the wind whips your face, you're alive, and you can think what you will.
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop
    UU World's first "seeker issue" is designed specifically as an introduction to Unitarian Universalism. The 32-page magazine is an anthology...
    From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop
  • From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop
    UU World's first "seeker issue" is designed specifically as an introduction to Unitarian Universalism. The 32-page magazine is an anthology...
    From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop
  • By Jake Morrill
    For twelve years, Daisy has been the best dog any person could love. But last week, when she disappeared into the woods? That wasn’t what I...
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • 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...
    From Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion
  • By D. Scott Cooper
    There is a glow far off in the distance, a light to which no path leads. We know that each time we help another or join with them to heal...
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By D. Scott Cooper
    We bow our heads in order to imagine not one path, but many. We imagine a path forward for those who cannot imagine any path forward,...
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  • By Tom Schade
    O God, who moves among the stars of the cold clear sky, whose voice whispers in the silence of falling snow, whose silence stills our...
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By Tom Schade
    Tonight, everyone is displaced and homeless. Tonight, everyone searches for Bethlehem. On this night, when the darkness comes so close, We...
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  • By Barnaby Feder
    We kindle a flame we trust will lead us forward as we travel in unknown lands, where the question, “Shall I ever get there?” resounds: A...
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By Jan Richardson
    Go slow if you can. Slower. More slowly still. Friendly dark or fearsome, this is no place to break your neck by rushing, by running, by...
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • Paul Rasor
    From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop
    Seven Unitarian Universalists share their different beliefs about God, reflecting the wide range of conceptions of the divine among...
    From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop
  • Barbara Merritt
    From Skinner House Books
    Also available as an eBook from Google Books and in a Kindle Edition from the Amazon Kindle Store. The 2007 inSpirit title.The inSpirit...
    From Skinner House Books
  • By Erica Baron
    May you know the spiritual thirst that keeps the soul searching, and gives the sweetness of new discovery to faithful followers of spiritual paths of all kinds.
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By Lisa Doege
    "I remove my shoes because this is hallowed ground," the guide says. "A holy place, not an everyday life place." The guide tells us how we...
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By Laura Horton-Ludwig
    Spirit of life and love, light within and without, mystery from which we have all emerged, within which we live and die: be with us now as...
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By Scott McNeill
    Note: #FOMO means "Fear of Missing Out" and #YOLO means "You Only Live Once." These are accompanied by hashtags because their acronyms...
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By Angela Herrera
    What do you do with the secret verses of your heart? With your need for redemption, the story without words? With paradoxical truths, too...
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Good Morning. Welcome to our Unitarian Universalist congregation. I’m [ name ]; I serve as [ role ] of this growing, journeying community...
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  • By Gregory Pelley
    We gather, from the ebb and flow of our lives, thirsty for connection to ourselves, thirsty for connection to others and thirsty for connection to the larger life.
    From WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection