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The unwanted gift of a new chair

The unwanted gift of a new chair

Be present to other people as they are, not as you want them to be.

Bruce T. Marshall | 7/23/2018 | Summer 2018

Living the emergency

Living the emergency

Climate activists turn to civil disobedience at the risk of serving prison time.

Alexandra Varney McDonald | 6/25/2018 | Summer 2018

Creating community

Creating community

A congregation bonds over its multiyear collaborative quilt project.

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/11/2018 | Summer 2018

The youth are at the gates

The youth are at the gates

Meet Levi Draheim, the 10-year-old Unitarian Universalist at the center of a landmark climate case.

Sherri Scott | 5/14/2018 | Summer 2018

Q&A: Elaine McArdle

Q&A: Elaine McArdle

UU World senior editor is the co-author of The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/1/2018 | Summer 2018

We’re walking out for every student

We’re walking out for every student

As a teenager and a Unitarian Universalist, I have no choice but to speak up against the failure of our government to protect its youth from gun violence.

Kari Gottfried | 3/13/2018

Overseas connection

Overseas connection

European Unitarian Universalists group helps expats and European fellowships find common ground.

Diane Daniel | 4/30/2018 | Spring 2018

The #MeToo moment

The #MeToo moment

We can decide not to let our culture be defined by toxic masculinity.

Emily Wright-Magoon | 3/12/2018 | Spring 2018

Choosing a stubborn love

Choosing a stubborn love

Why I returned to my mostly white UU congregation.

Michael Hornsby | 2/26/2018 | Spring 2018

My tender places are a source of strength

My tender places are a source of strength

Out of the blue, the 5-year-old turned to me and said matter-of-factly, ‘You’re fat.’

Lindasusan Ulrich | 3/1/2018 | Spring 2018

Turning towards each other

Turning towards each other

A post-fire redesign of this San José, California, church feels like ‘getting a hug from the building.’

Kenny Wiley | 3/1/2018 | Spring 2018

Holiday traditions, tangled up like lights

Holiday traditions, tangled up like lights

The holiday season can be a tangled web of memory, tradition, longing, and joy.

Meg Barnhouse | 12/21/2017

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