Your stories belong to you
no one can rename you
Other, it can’t stick, as you offer the gift
of being and saying who you are.
Chaos and sanctuary
A decade after a fatal shooting, photo book reveals a journey of healing at Tennessee Valley UU Church in Knoxville.
Admitting I would benefit from using a scooter gave me the gift of freedom.
The positive power of group hugs
‘Touch binds us together in a way that is warm and builds community.’
New Orleans activists urged restorative justice for assailants who attacked two UUA employees
Two UUA employees who were violently robbed during the 2017 General Assembly urged leniency in case against four attackers, who were sentenced to prison terms.
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.
Q&A: Elaine McArdle
UU World senior editor is the co-author of The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind.
‘The Perils of Pauline’: Being kind to myself
Allowing myself to see my injuries and pain as ‘not my fault’ is a spiritual challenge.
Chaplains help patients translate their own experience into personal story.
Arguments in the margins
It was precisely my emergent humanist belief that equipped me to face what seemed a death sentence.
Piecing myself back together
There’s a fine line between medicine and poison, powerlessness and agency.
In the hot zone
When Ebola began ravaging West Africa, Dr. Patricia Ruze was determined to help.