The cup is what holds the light
It is easy to hold up a light and declare that everyone is welcome. It is harder to build a place where everyone is truly at home.
An essential spiritual and moral value
If our justice work does not emerge from the moral and spiritual value of love, in the end it will reinforce practices of domination and violence, just in new forms.
The power of we
Mission and covenant are an antidote to individualism. They remind us of the responsibilities that come with an affirmation of interdependence.
Love the hell out of this world
If we are not acting fearlessly for human dignity, compassion, justice, and peace, then we are failing to live our mission.
Communities of compassion and resistance
In the midst of critical justice work, it is essential to practice more deeply our faith.
Becoming the religious people we want to be
It is important to be honest about our complicated history, not to bring shame or guilt, but to bring understanding that can inform our faith today.
The touchstone of community
It’s going to take all of us to move our world, and our faith, forward in the ways of truth, compassion, and justice.
The practice of our faith
This is no time for a casual faith. And we Unitarian Universalists must remember that we are not in this alone.
Tell me about where you come from
We bring a lot to the relationships and communities we join. So, let me tell you a little about where I come from.
Making this a time of opportunity
From the interim co-presidents: We are committed to making this a time of opportunity and not merely a troubled time to be survived.
Sanctuary and gospel
As religious people we have two essential tasks: we must offer sanctuary and preach our gospel.
The fear that surrounds us
Have you ever tried to argue someone out of their racism, their climate change denial, their homophobia? It never works.