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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

The practice of our faith

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.

Susan Frederick-Gray 11/7/2017 Winter 2017

Tell me about where you come from

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.

Susan Frederick-Gray 9/1/2017 Fall 2017

Making this a time of opportunity

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. 

Sofia Betancourt 5/23/2017 Summer 2017

Sanctuary and gospel

Sanctuary and gospel

As religious people we have two essential tasks: we must offer sanctuary and preach our gospel.

Peter Morales 3/6/2017 Spring 2017

The fear that surrounds us

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.

Peter Morales 11/7/2016 Winter 2016

Catharsis ≠ progress

Catharsis ≠ progress

I worry that we will fall victim to the progressive habit of declaring victory too early.

Peter Morales 9/12/2016 Fall 2016

The future of liberal religion is multifaith

The future of liberal religion is multifaith

Religious liberals from all traditions share not only common values, but also a common cosmology.

Peter Morales 6/6/2016 Summer 2016

Way is opening

Way is opening

More than once, my attempts to stick to my dream prevented me from seeing other doors that were open all around me.

Peter Morales 4/18/2016 Spring 2016

Renew your spirit

Renew your spirit

I urge you to make some space to reflect on what your spirit needs right now.

Peter Morales 12/28/2015 Winter 2015

A mixture of triumph and pain

A mixture of triumph and pain

The UUA General Assembly in Portland, Oregon, contained a mixture of triumph and pain that reflects the state of our movement and the state of America.

Peter Morales 9/21/2015 Fall 2015

Embracing failure

Embracing failure

The future health of Unitarian Universalism depends on all of us learning to embrace failure.

Peter Morales 6/8/2015 Summer 2015

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