Visiting our First Source at the hospital
Megan has a terminal illness. Ralph has to make a huge decision. I plunge into their spiritual and religious landscapes. I do not see spirituality as disappearing, but as being present everywhere.
Nature demands respect
We need Thoreau’s ‘tonic of wildness’ to confront climate change. As he explained, ‘We need to witness our own limits transgressed.’
Journeys and values: Why the path matters
Unitarian Universalism’s First Source affirms for me that the core of my faith lies in the how of our religion, rather than the what.
Henry David Thoreau, the original none
He wanted nothing to do with the Unitarian church that baptized him, but today’s Unitarian Universalism has embraced his revolutionary ecological, conscientious, and spiritually open approach.
A record of things wonderful
An atheist reckons with God, kids, and the Unitarian Universalist church.
Jerome Stone’s minimalist vision of transcendence
Without ‘God,’ a liberal theologian focuses on transcendent resources of grace and judgment.
The spiritual practice of story-sharing
Sharing our stories helps us connect with ourselves, our spirituality, and others.
Lessons from the garden
My garden teaches me to have faith.