Transformation

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  • By UUA Ministries and Faith Development: Faith Development Office
    From a very young age, children can learn and grow through doing service. And so can their parents and caregivers. When children notice...

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Monica Dobbins
    Sometimes grief sends notice ahead of time; sometimes, it shows up as an unwelcome, uninvited guest.
  • By Amanda Poppei
    Who are you going to be, today? And tomorrow? Who are we all becoming, together?
  • By Nathan Ryan
    Last year for Lent, I decided to say yes to any request. I made it all the way to Easter without having to honor my decision.
  • By DeReau K. Farrar
    How many times do I need to make mistakes at the expense of other people, or people’s groups, before I’m ready to admit that I’m not any better at this than the bigoted and willfully ignorant? If I am to “be change,” I must commit to humility and refuse to settle for my own comforting achievements.
  • By Yuri Yamamoto
    For almost thirty years after coming to the United States, I didn't fully understand the cultural cues around me. Initially, this gave me the false sense of liberation. I often interpreted uncomfortable situations to be my fault, as an ignorant immigrant. Trying hard to assimilate, I unconsciously suppressed what came naturally to me.

Skinner House Books

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Miracles

Sing to the Power

Circle of Trees

World of Wonder

  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    Holding up an apple (or other fruit) as you begin telling this story provides a focus. If no one responds to your questions, or if the...
  • Noah's Wife: The Story of Naamah (C) Text 1996 Sandy Eisenberg Sasso. Permission granted by Jewish Lights Publishing, Woodstock, VT, www...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    A Lamp in Every Corner (Boston: Skinner House, 2004). On a day not so very long ago, in a place not so very far away, a grass seed lay...
  • Adapted from The Family Finds Out by Edith Hunter (Boston: Beacon Press, 1966). Ellen was sitting up on a branch of the apple tree,...

Creating Home

Resistance and Transformation

Spirit in Practice

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

Heeding the Call

  • By Robert Fulghum
    We say the young have much to learn, but I find they know and do things unfamiliar to me, so I am pleased to learn from them when I can...

Exploring Our Values Through Poetry

Families

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...

Wonderful Welcome

  • By Sophia Lyon Fahs
    From Stories in Faith: Exploring Our UU Principles and Sources Through Wisdom Tales (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2007)...

UU World

  • By Jess Reynolds
    The tides slowly wear away at the ragged and scraped edges where we tore ourselves out, and what is left behind is as smooth as breath.
    Image credit: illustration of shells, overlapping each other in an arc.
  • By Jane Ranney Rzepka
    I go for fierce landscapes every chance I get.
    Image credit: Dawn at Uluru
  • By Christopher L. Walton
    Commission on Institutional Change completes investigation of contested hiring process for UUA Southern Region Lead position in 2017, offers reflections and recommendations for ‘fundamental and deep’ changes.
  • By Peter Boullata
    A dark night of the soul is a time of dormancy, fallowness, waiting, potentiality.
    Image credit: © Robert Neubecker