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The wisdom of play

Forum

The wisdom of play

A little playfulness can go a long way.

Anthony Makar | 7/20/2015 | Summer 2015

Harmony, the ‘un-church’

Life

Harmony, the ‘un-church’

Innovative lay-led congregation has unusually high ratio of children to adults.

Nicole Sweeney Etter | 2/3/2014 | Winter 2013

Choice words

Life

Choice words

Hands-off parenting gives kids choices they aren’t ready to make.

Marcy Campbell | 8/26/2013 | Fall 2013

Kite mother

Spirit

Kite mother

I kept hoping that one day I would up and be the mother from the greeting card picture.

Meg Barnhouse | 3/4/2013

‘We know why we’re here’

Feature

‘We know why we’re here’

Meet the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ogden, Utah.

Donald E. Skinner | 5/28/2012 | Summer 2012

Stories about evil can be good for kids

Life

Stories about evil can be good for kids

Children don’t want to hear, watch, or read stories that claim evil does not exist because they are acutely aware—even from very young ages—that it does.

Michelle Richards | 2/28/2011

Mayhem and the manger

Spirit

Mayhem and the manger

Why didn’t you warn me about Christmas pageants?

Carl Scovel | 12/25/2006

Speculation and revelation

Bookshelf

Speculation and revelation

How science fiction and fantasy shaped my spiritual journey.

Will Shetterly | 7/25/2005 | March/April 2005

Kindergarten’s radical advocate

Looking back

Kindergarten’s radical advocate

Elizabeth Palmer Peabody saw her educational work as part of a larger effot to reform human society.

Christopher L. Walton | 7/1/2004 | July/August 2004

Cecelia Payne-Gaposchkin: Astronomer and pioneer

Looking back

Cecelia Payne-Gaposchkin: Astronomer and pioneer

The brilliant astronomer who was also the first woman to receive tenure on Harvard’s faculty also taught Sunday school at her Unitarian church.

Herbert F. Vetter | 1/1/2003 | January/February 2003

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