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Coming of age in an American internment camp

Life

Coming of age in an American internment camp

Rose Tanaka, a Denver UU, graduated high school at Manzanar, the infamous American internment camp for people of Japanese descent.

Kenny Wiley | 7/17/2017 | Summer 2017

Flowers on the altar

Spirit

Flowers on the altar

Arranging flowers is a form of moving meditation.

Debra Burrell | 6/5/2017 | Summer 2017

Struck from on high

Spirit

Struck from on high

Weird stuff is gonna happen, and you might as well get used to it.

Jane Ranney Rzepka | 10/24/2016

In François Clemmons’s unlikely neighborhood

Life

In François Clemmons’s unlikely neighborhood

Clemmons looks back on his music career and his groundbreaking role on ‘Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.’

Heather Beasley Doyle | 10/3/2016 | Fall 2016

A record of things wonderful

Feature

A record of things wonderful

An atheist reckons with God, kids, and the Unitarian Universalist church.

Kris Willcox | 10/3/2016 | Fall 2016

Varieties of religious discernment

Spirit

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 | 9/5/2016 | Fall 2016

Southern faith

Life

Southern faith

I see my Unitarian Universalist and southern identities as strengths and gifts, not contradictions.

Meg Barnhouse | 8/29/2016

Fossil fuels and free speech: both have a price

Ideas

Fossil fuels and free speech: both have a price

There is often a price to opposing a company town’s corporate master.

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 8/22/2016

Try this: Share your GA story, win free registration

Blog

Try this: Share your GA story, win free registration

The UUA is seeking short videos about your General Assembly experiences. One person’s entry will win free GA registration.

Sonja L. Cohen | 3/2/2016

Arguments in the margins

Spirit

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

A voice from within

Life

A voice from within

In finding my true voice, I also found my true gender.

Mykal Slack | 3/28/2016 | Spring 2016

What’s the most meaningful rite of passage you’ve experienced?

Life

What’s the most meaningful rite of passage you’ve experienced?

UU World asked readers to tell us about the most meaningful rite of passage they had experienced.

Sonja L. Cohen | 2/22/2016 | Spring 2016

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