‘The Perils of Pauline’: Being kind to myself
Allowing myself to see my injuries and pain as ‘not my fault’ is a spiritual challenge.
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.
Resistance by the ‘Rules’
What are the restrictions on congregations getting involved in politics?
Creating a symbol of our times
‘We need interreligious scholarship that is beyond coexistence and dialogue. That gets to our need for co-resistance.’
An angel in Brooklyn
Louis C. Tiffany’s 1915 mosaic The Angel of Light watches over a Brooklyn Unitarian Universalist congregation from high on a wall in the 1844 church.
‘Lighting the Chalice’ again extinguishes all challengers in UU March Madness
For second year, Lighting the Chalice defeats ‘Spirit of Life’ in contest that asks UUs to identify the Most UU Thing of All Time.
Kindness over niceness
Valuing being kind and prophetic over ‘being nice’ would help Unitarian Universalists speak more powerfully to the present times.
When hope is hard to find
The young women in my life help me rise up.
First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa: connected to the natural world
Its floor-to-ceiling windows, views of the Ottawa River and hills, massive hanging lights, warm wood tones, and red upholstery inspire awe.
A doctor makes transgender care her priority
A UU-founded family practice in rural New York offers transgender patients the services they need.
Let’s get started, together
When our values are threatened, a congregation is an anchor against despair.
Field notes for the resistance
How to defend the values we uphold.