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  • The fulcrum of the Earth tilts toward goodness and I will ride along…
    Reading | By Jennifer Pratt-Walter | December 13, 2023 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Balance, Beauty, Earth, Earth-Centered, Good, Nature, Transcendence, Winter Solstice / Yule, WorshipWeb, Worship
  • Love holds all of you.
    Benediction | By Carrie Holley-Hurt | September 15, 2023 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Immanence, Love, Transcendence
  • We are that, says a little acorn pointing toward an oak tree.
    Prayer | By Arif Mamdani | June 2, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Abundance, Generations, God, Love, Transcendence, Transformation, WorshipWeb, Worship
  • Hold us gently as we gather closer together, comforting each other, healing each other.
    Prayer | By Vanessa Titang | May 26, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Community, Disaster or Crisis, Transcendence, WorshipWeb, Worship
  • Help us feel at home with ourselves and with one another so there is no need to pretend.
    Prayer | By Molly Kliment-Jenkins | May 22, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Caring, Change, Fear, Growth, Hospitality, Transcendence, WorshipWeb, Worship
  • we are here, and flowing, in and of, made of, because of You
    Poetry | By Vanessa Titang | January 20, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Earth-Centered, Imagination, Nature, Transcendence, WorshipWeb, Worship
  • I want to be shaped in a way that lets me serve the eternal.
    Reflection | By Jake Morrill | September 22, 2021 | From Braver/Wiser
    Tagged as: Contemplation, God, Meaning, Presence, Purpose, Transcendence, Worship
  • I believe in your grace and protection and cannot imagine them slipping through the cracks.
    Reading | By Vanessa Titang | September 15, 2021 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Contemplation, Mystery, Presence, Searching, Transcendence, WorshipWeb, Worship
  • The wilderness alongside every moment, sprawling in each direction, holds more than the silence that theologians imagine of God.
    Reflection | By Jake Morrill | November 25, 2020 | From Braver/Wiser
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Contemplation, Death, Direct Experience, Earth, Earth-Centered, God, Imagination, Nature, Transcendence, Worship
  • 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.
    Reflection | By Elea Kemler | December 18, 2019 | From Braver/Wiser
    Tagged as: Advent, Brokenness, Christmas Eve / Christmas, Community, Direct Experience, Forgiveness, Love, Playfulness, Tradition, Transcendence, Unitarian Universalism
  • Perhaps for a moment the typewriters will stop clicking, the wheels stop rolling the computers desist from computing, and a hush will fall over the city....
    Poetry | By Rebecca Ann Parker | November 21, 2019 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Beauty, Direct Experience, Earth-Centered, Interdependence, Love, Mystery, Sacred, Transcendence, Winter Solstice / Yule
  • Spirit of Life On this night, may we bear witness to the guiding lights: the lights in the sky That call us to gather, and to give of ourselves To celebrate new life....
    Prayer | By Carter Smith | February 7, 2019 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Birth, Caring, Christianity, Christmas Eve / Christmas, Community, Faith, Happiness, Hope, Love, Presence, Relationships, Transcendence
  • May we find the courage to revel in the experience of the mystery. May we approach the unknown with excitement (even if we can only muster a tiny bit). May we celebrate the curiosity that leads to searching. May we meet ourselves along the way and love us, unapologetically. Amen.
    Prayer | By Ali K.C. Bell | January 31, 2019 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Acceptance, Courage, Diversity, Faith, Intimacy, Love, Mystery, Relationships, Searching, Transcendence
  • This has been published with "they/their" pronouns; please use the most fitting pronoun in your setting. Claimed by death, we remember [Name]'s life Blessings for a life well lived Blessings for their peaceful departure Blessings for their shared friendships Blessings for their humor and wisdom...
    Blessing | By Addae Ama Kraba | January 17, 2019 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Acceptance, Death, Ending, Gratitude, Grief, Journey, Letting Go, Love, Memorial Services, Sacred, Transcendence
  • God of Many Names, Mystery Beyond All Our Naming – Lift us above the divisions, Move us beyond inaction, And heal us that we may know our wholeness, within and together. As we emerge from this week’s election, A time of regrouping, of celebration and despair, let us continue on. May the...
    Prayer | By Beth Dana | January 16, 2019 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Challenge, Commitment, Compromise, Courage, Empathy, Reconciliation, Transcendence, Unity
  • My beloved people, I cannot pretend, And so I will not tell you, That everything is okay right now. That there is no reason to be angry, That you must be optimistic Or at peace. I cannot pretend these things, And so I won't tell them to you. But now our chalice is lit, And so all I ask in this...
    Chalice Lighting | By Rev. Molly Brewer | October 10, 2018 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Anger, Disaster or Crisis, Fear, Love, Transcendence, Universalism
  • It is my only memory of a lesson from Kindergarten Sunday School class. Maybe it’s the only one that counts.
    Reflection | By Misha Sanders | August 1, 2018 | From Braver/Wiser
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), Acceptance, Children, Direct Experience, Forgiveness, God, Grace, Imagination, Love, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Relationships, Transcendence, Unitarian Universalism
  • This is a prayer for when words fail, for when they are not big enough or small enough to slip into the little cracks left in our hearts by life’s unbearable pressures....
    Prayer | By Leslie Takahashi | July 17, 2018 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Challenge, Community, Disaster or Crisis, Fear, Hope, Power, Suffering, Transcendence, Unitarian Universalism, Unity
  • Spirit of Love, hold us in your embrace. Offer comfort to [NAME] and all who love [her/him/them] as [she/he/they] move[s] through [her/his/their] final days. Help us look upon What Has Been with compassion and remind us that every minute of life is one more than we’ve been promised. Spirit of...
    Prayer | By Lindasusan Ulrich | May 30, 2018 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Change, Death, Direct Experience, Ending, Grief, Hope, Humanism, Secular, Sorrow, Transcendence, Unitarian Universalism
  • I give thanks for all it takes to be a healing presence, and also how simple it is. I confess that I want to be seen as (especially) good (especially) right (especially) useful. I confess that I'm still learning an artful skill....
    Prayer | By Samantha Lynne Wilson | May 30, 2018 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Awe, Contemplation, Direct Experience, Doubt, Humility, Leadership, Listening, Presence, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Self-Respect, Spiritual Practice, Transcendence, Unitarian Universalism

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