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Star Island © Jonathan Small

Growing up on Star Island

Looking back on my summers spent at a beloved Unitarian Universalist retreat.

Emma Whitford | 4/28/2014 | Spring 2014
Quiet, gray landscape


We cannot hear unless there is silence.

Tom Owen-Towle | 12/26/2011 | Winter 2011

The soul's address

We do ourselves a real disservice when we discount our bodies as unworthy of reverence.

Laura Randall | 8/29/2011 | Fall 2011

Winter hope

Optimism often lies, but hope never fails.

Doug Muder | 1/31/2011

Two prose poems

I have my way of praying, as you no doubt have yours.

Mary Oliver | 1/10/2011 | Winter 2010

A nation of immigrants

I couldn't help but connect the plight of these migrants to my own family history.

Margaret Regan | 1/3/2011 | Winter 2010

My home, your home, our home

Why do we expect others to feel at home when what’s around them seems so different from what they are used to?

Roberto Padilla | 12/13/2010 | Winter 2010

Mi casa, tu casa, nuestra casa

¿Estamos dispuestos a incluir personas de diferentes culturas en nuestras congregaciones?

Roberto Padilla | 12/13/2010 | Winter 2010

The dark llama

Standing in the shadow of the nebulae.

Robert Walsh | 10/25/2010 | Fall 2010

Good works

If our beliefs have meaning, we must act as if our souls depend on it.

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 9/20/2010 | Fall 2010

There is enough

There's enough for you. There's enough for me. We don't have to throw anybody under the bus.

Keith Ellison | 8/23/2010 | Fall 2010

Black humanism's response to suffering

Suffering is not redemptive; we must take human responsibility for eradicating it.

Colin Bossen | 7/19/2010 | Summer 2010