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  • Kerry Egan
    A hospice chaplain passes on wisdom on giving meaning to life, from those taking leave of it.

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • 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 Lindasusan Ulrich
    Spirit of Compassion, help us draw strength from all that we are. Give us new language with which to claim our wholeness, a new litany of joy built out of words that wounded.

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

A Place of Wholeness

Chalice Children, in Preschool

Circle of Trees

  • By Carol Reed-Jones
    We gratefully acknowledge Dawn Publications for permission to use the text of the children's picture book The Tree in the Ancient Forest by...

Gather the Spirit

Love Surrounds Us, Grades K-1

  • Book by Lynne Cherry (A Gulliver Green Book), (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990); permission pending. Two men walked into the rain forest...
  • By Emily Kingsley in the book Free to Be... A Family conceived and edited by Marlo Thomas. Copyright 1987 and published by Bantam Books...

Spirit in Practice

  • Once upon a time there was a head. Just a head. By sheer force of will—or maybe it was some kind of psychokinetic energy—the head was able...

UU World

  • By Theresa I. Soto
    My bodily differences are part of my dignity and humanity.
  • By Dara Olandt
    As a Jewish UU, I delve into the layers of white supremacy culture without and within.
    Image credit: Illustration of hands cradling a heart.

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Chip Roush
    May the power of transfiguring love evolve through and among us.
  • By Megan Devine
    Spiritual practices in any tradition, including mindfulness in its many forms, are meant to help you live what is yours to live, not make you rise above it.
  • By Joan Javier-Duval
    In this space of welcome and acceptance you are beloved.
  • By Joel Miller
    Let us do together what we cannot do alone: roll away the stones that close our hearts.
  • By Sheri Prud'homme
    This ritual connects us to our history; to the earth and the cycle of life. The times we are living in call for new ways to lean into the depths of ancient ritual.
  • By DeRay Mckesson
    “If your love for me requires that I hide parts of who I am, then you don't love me. Love is never a request for silence.”
  • By Nancy McDonald Ladd
    When we say, "Save the rainforest," we don’t mean that we cease to honor the mighty cedars or the reaching pines. We mean that one...
  • By bell hooks
    "Rarely, if ever, are any of us healed in isolation. Healing is an act of communion." from All about Love , p. 215.
  • By Megan Dowdell
    I had dreams about anywhere-else-but-here But our faith kept me close. I believed I had done something to deserve it. Our faith shouted, “...
  • By Karen G. Johnston
    Remembering to breathe and to breathe deeply and then once more, to take the breath in and let the breath out, we pause, poised as we are,...
  • By Elizabeth Mount
    Come into this place, bringing all you hold with you. though your heart be heavily burdened, whether you be on the brink of tears or burn...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    For each of the last four Sundays, we’ve lit candles on the Advent wreath. Each light was a step into the darkness, towards the turning of...
  • By Vanessa Southern
    So much undone. So much to do. So much to heal in us and the world. So much to acquire: a meal a healthy body— a fit one— a lover a job a...
  • By Myke Johnson
    It is always good to give thanks! All that we have is a gift from life: our food, our relationships, our shelter from the cold. And when we...
  • By Molly Brewer
    Spirit of Life and of Love, Holy One that reaches wide to encompass all beings, Hold us to Yourself in this moment. We come to this place...
  • By Leslie Takahashi
    One: Listening is not an act of the ear, listening is an act of the heart. Many: In these times when so much speaks: outrage, anger,...
  • By Sarah Gibb Millspaugh
    Religion is as much about faith in humanity as it is about faith in deity. And many of us will find that, over and over, our faith in...
  • By Sweethome Teacup
    May we recognize and abandon the familiar attitudes and practices that do not serve the whole. We are who we are and we have the...
  • By Margaret Weis
    Come into this place with your whole self – the parts that are raw and exposed; the part that is beaming with joy; the part that is seeking...
  • By Jennifer "Jo" VonRue, Linette Lowe
    Welcome to this space, this sanctuary of peace where we come to not only create our best selves, but to also do the work of creating a...
  • By Jason Shelton
    Holy waters.... holy waters... holy waters... holy waters Holy waters, make us new. Holy waters, make us whole. Holy waters, make us free...
  • By Leslie Takahashi
    In the daily weave of our lives, those who have died are still strong, guiding threads. Theirs is the golden glimmer or perhaps the...
  • By Nancy McDonald Ladd
    This reading is an excerpt of the sermon delivered by Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd on Sunday morning at General Assembly 2016. For as long as...
  • By Brian Kiely
    Spirit of Life, if you have a lesson for us, it is that all life is beautiful. We are each born into this world who we are, tall or short,...
  • By Beth Merrill Neel
    Holy God, hear our prayer. There is pain and there is sorrow, there are broken relationships and broken hearts. Sometimes we are the cause...
  • By Victoria E Safford
    Imagine this. On the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, every fall, every year, the people make their peace with anyone they have...
  • By Victoria E Safford
    People ask me sometimes, “Is this a gay church?” It is a privilege to answer: “Ours is absolutely, gladly, hopefully and humbly, gaily, a...
  • By Maureen Killoran
    Blessed is this ground on which we stand. Holy is this place. Holy are the places of memory, the places which have formed us, where we...
  • By Orlanda R Brugnola
    As we move through life finding ourselves, always newly wise and newly foolish, we ask that our mistakes be small and not hurtful. We ask...
  • By Karen G. Johnston
    Inexplicable. How we rise each morning, instead of burying our heads under bedcovers, sewing them shut. Why we keep on welcoming babies...
  • By Laura Bogle
    We are called by the principles of our faith to embrace and affirm the inherent worth of dignity of all people. Some of us affirm quite...
  • By Laura Horton-Ludwig
    Take a moment to breathe into the silence. Our breath is always with us. We can always come back to the breath, our anchor, our grounding,...
  • By Dawn Skjei Cooley
    Let us go out into the world singing. Let us go out into the world singing songs that proclaim liberty. Songs that turn ashes into garlands...
  • By Gretchen Haley
    When we talk about a liberal theology and ethic of sexuality, we need to start in our vulnerable, needy bodies, in real life, in the...
  • By Darcy Roake
    There is too much hardship in this world to not find joy, every day There is too much injustice in this world to not right the balance,...

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