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Nature demands respect

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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.’

Anthony Makar | 12/7/2017 | Winter 2017

Journeys and values: Why the path matters

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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.

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 10/30/2017

Henry David Thoreau, the original none

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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.

Richard Higgins | 7/10/2017 | Summer 2017

A record of things wonderful

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A record of things wonderful

An atheist reckons with God, kids, and the Unitarian Universalist church.

Kris Willcox | 10/3/2016 | Fall 2016

Jerome Stone’s minimalist vision of transcendence

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Jerome Stone’s minimalist vision of transcendence

Without ‘God,’ a liberal theologian focuses on transcendent resources of grace and judgment.

Myriam Renaud | 7/27/2015 | Summer 2015

The spiritual practice of story-sharing

Life

The spiritual practice of story-sharing

Sharing our stories helps us connect with ourselves, our spirituality, and others.

Christine Organ | 7/13/2015 | Summer 2015

Lessons from the garden

Spirit

Lessons from the garden

My garden teaches me to have faith.

K. Elting Brock | 5/25/2015 | Summer 2015