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Our Commitment to Democracy Is Theological

Our Commitment to Democracy Is Theological

From the UUA President: Unitarian Universalist values call us to audaciously imagine a world where no one is disposable and where everyone can thrive. They also call us to the struggle that brings these ideals to fruition.

Susan Frederick-Gray 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

The future: No going back to normal

The future: No going back to normal

Everywhere, this time of pandemic and uprisings is offering us lessons that we need to carry forward.

Susan Frederick-Gray 9/1/2020

A special UUA president’s column

A special UUA president’s column

A message to white Unitarian Universalists.

Susan Frederick-Gray 6/4/2020

How are you caring for your spirit?

How are you caring for your spirit?

It is essential that we find ways to breathe life into that which reminds us of our power, our humanity, our compassion, and our interdependence.

Susan Frederick-Gray 3/1/2020 Spring 2020

Let’s ‘UU the Vote’

Let’s ‘UU the Vote’

We are less than twelve months away from the most critical elections in our lifetimes. We must not be on the sidelines.

Susan Frederick-Gray 11/4/2019 Winter 2019

The cup is what holds the light

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.

Susan Frederick-Gray 9/23/2019 Fall 2019

An essential spiritual and moral value

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.

Susan Frederick-Gray 8/12/2019 Summer 2019

The power of we

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.

Susan Frederick-Gray 3/25/2019 Spring 2019

Love the hell out of this world

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.

Susan Frederick-Gray 12/31/2018 Winter 2018

Communities of compassion and resistance

Communities of compassion and resistance

In the midst of critical justice work, it is essential to practice more deeply our faith.

Susan Frederick-Gray 9/1/2018 Fall 2018

Becoming the religious people we want to be

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.

Susan Frederick-Gray 6/4/2018 Summer 2018

The touchstone of community

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.

Susan Frederick-Gray 3/5/2018 Spring 2018

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