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Reflections

Growing up on Star Island

Growing up on Star Island

Looking back on my summers spent at a beloved Unitarian Universalist retreat.

Emma Whitford 4/28/2014 Spring 2014

Quietude

Quietude

We cannot hear unless there is silence.

Tom Owen-Towle 12/26/2011 Winter 2011

The soul's address

The soul's address

We do ourselves a real disservice when we discount our bodies as unworthy of reverence.

Laura Randall 8/29/2011 Fall 2011

Winter hope

Winter hope

Optimism often lies, but hope never fails.

Doug Muder 1/31/2011

Two prose poems

Two prose poems

I have my way of praying, as you no doubt have yours.

Mary Oliver 1/10/2011 Winter 2010

A nation of immigrants

A nation of immigrants

I couldn't help but connect the plight of these migrants to my own family history.

Margaret Regan 1/3/2011 Winter 2010

My home, your home, our home

My home, your home, our home

Why do we expect others to feel at home when what’s around them seems so different from what they are used to?

Roberto Padilla 12/13/2010 Winter 2010

Mi casa, tu casa, nuestra casa

Mi casa, tu casa, nuestra casa

¿Estamos dispuestos a incluir personas de diferentes culturas en nuestras congregaciones?

Roberto Padilla 12/13/2010 Winter 2010

The dark llama

The dark llama

Standing in the shadow of the nebulae.

Robert R Walsh 10/25/2010 Fall 2010

Good works

Good works

If our beliefs have meaning, we must act as if our souls depend on it.

Jeffrey A. Lockwood 9/20/2010 Fall 2010

There is enough

There is enough

There's enough for you. There's enough for me. We don't have to throw anybody under the bus.

Keith Ellison 8/23/2010 Fall 2010

Black humanism’s response to suffering

Black humanism’s response to suffering

Suffering is not redemptive; we must take human responsibility for eradicating it.

Colin Bossen 7/19/2010 Summer 2010

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