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Varieties of religious discernment

Varieties of religious discernment

Each of my communities of faith has valued listening to the part of ourselves that knows where and how to leap.

Heather Christensen | 9/1/2016

Creations: Concert classical guitar

Creations: Concert classical guitar

Instinct, experience, and aesthetic judgment play a crucial role.

Toby Rzepka | 9/1/2016

Personal discovery within community

Personal discovery within community

Where is your sanctuary in the midst of life’s catastrophes and chaos? How will you take the time to nurture your soul?

Alicia Forde | 9/1/2016

Fantasize together and wait

Fantasize together and wait

A really big decision defies visualization, because the choice itself changes who I will become.

Doug Muder | 9/1/2016

Committing to love and hope

Committing to love and hope

A black UU and her mostly white church grow and change together, and challenge one another.

Michele David | 8/15/2016 | Summer 2016

Our life’s ultimate meaning

Our life’s ultimate meaning

‘Salvation’ isn’t a word Unitarian Universalists use much anymore.

Scotty McLennan | 8/8/2016 | Summer 2016

The disturbing inbreaking of inconvenient truth

The disturbing inbreaking of inconvenient truth

When I try to detour around the promptings of the Holy, I inevitably get busted.

Victoria Weinstein | 7/11/2016 | Summer 2016

Altar

Altar

Transforming a vandal’s cinderblock.

Kenneth Sutton | 5/23/2016 | Summer 2016

Be open to resurrection

Be open to resurrection

We need to be open to resurrection—looking up, not down; listening, not stopping up our ears; feeling deeply rather than numbing ourselves with the daily routine.

Scotty McLennan | 3/21/2016

Arguments in the margins

Arguments in the margins

It was precisely my emergent humanist belief that equipped me to face what seemed a death sentence.

Jim Key | 5/2/2016 | Spring 2016

Piecing myself back together

Piecing myself back together

There’s a fine line between medicine and poison, powerlessness and agency.

Teresa Schwartz | 3/14/2016 | Spring 2016

A gym for the soul

A gym for the soul

A covenant group is like a gym for the soul, an oasis in the desert.

Joanna Fontaine Crawford | 2/22/2016 | Spring 2016

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