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Beacon Press

Blue Boat: Youth and Young Adult Blog

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...

Skinner House Books

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Amazing Grace, 6th Grade

  • By Jessica York
    An Ashanti story retold by Jessica York. Anansi, the spider, loves to spin a tale! He can regale you for hours with stories full of wonder...

Creating Home, Kindergarten-1st Grade

  • Adapted from a Jewish folktale from Poland In this fun and participatory story a farmer lives in a house with his wife and children and the...
  • Written by Tracey L. Hurd. This is a story is about a boy who loved the outdoors. His name was Henry David Thoreau. All his life, he loved...

Hindsight, Humor, and Hope

Love Connects Us, Grades 4-5

Love Surrounds Us, Grades K-1

Signs of Our Faith, Grades 2-3

  • By Eckhart Tolle
    From The Power of Now (Novato: New World Library, 2004). A beggar had been sitting by the side of a road for over thirty years. One day a...

Toolbox of Faith, Grades 4-5

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...

Wonderful Welcome

UU World

  • By Doug Muder
    Seeing my own racism is like any other kind of self-knowledge: Unpleasant, but very real.
    Image credit: Silhouette of man looking down with sunset in background.
  • By Sadie Lansdale
    An ancient tale points to the wisdom of nonsense.
    Image credit: © Daniel Nevins/theispot.com

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • 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."
  • 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...
  • By Connie Simon
    This is the hour. The time has come. Mindful of our responsibilities as leaders of this faith and guardians of the living tradition, we...
  • By Kris Cervantes
    Rest now, Rest in the peace of this moment. Be at ease. Look up at the stars, and down at the grass: Imagine the stars looking back at you...
  • By Patrick DeSimio
    This hymn ( sheet music is available) was written as a Celtic-style harvest song. Come as the summer turns t'ward autumn; Come as the long-...
  • By David Breeden
    The Solstices teach us that darkness comes, that darkness goes. The Solstices teach us that light comes, that light goes. The Solstices...
  • By Jann Aldredge-Clanton
    This hymn text was written to accompany the tune St. Louis, commonly known as "O Little Town of Bethlehem" (#246 in Singing the Living...
  • By Samuel A Trumbore
    Go forth in simplicity. Find and walk the path that leads to compassion and wisdom, that leads to happiness, peace and ease. Welcome the...
  • By Swiftwalker
    Let’s start with the people we love and those who love us, thankful they are in our lives obliging us to open our hearts. Let open hearts...
  • By Tess Baumberger
    Spirit of Wisdom, As we prepare to elect new citizens to lead us, in our communities, town and cities, in our counties, states, and our...
  • 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...
  • By Lois Van Leer
    This ritual was designed as part of a worship service/fire communion. Please see that holiday description for more details. Leader: Today’s...
  • 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 James Morison
    Within each of our hearts there is a most glorious light. Go forth, and let its spark help you understand what troubles both you and others...
  • By Susan Manker-Seale
    We speak to the god, the goddess, the spirit of life, the eternal. We speak to the mysterious thread that connects us one to the other and...
  • By Helen Lutton Cohen
    Each moment of our living brings us closer to our dying. Young or old, the knowledge of life’s end is with us, growing more real, more...
  • By David O Rankin
    I have learned to trust those who are witnesses rather than gurus, those who express their confusion as well as their knowledge, and those...
  • By David O Rankin
    During the Advent season, we celebrate the qualities of faith, hope, love, and joy. Yet these must be viewed through the prism of paradox...
  • By Gordon B McKeeman
    Wisdom, fundamentally, is knowing who you are, where you are, and what you’re trying to do or be.
  • By Jay Wolin
    Forgive me dear father For all the trouble I caused The missed curfews The missed classes Your unfulfilled dreams for me Forgive me dear...

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