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The death of li'l Anthrax

Reflections

The death of li'l Anthrax

A more vicious little creature you could hardly imagine.

Barbara Merritt | Fall 2007

Hearing others' stories reveals their humanity

Ideas

Hearing others' stories reveals their humanity

We affirm women's dignity, yet UUs still wrestle with the systemic undercurrents of misogyny.

Kimberley Debus | Fall 2014

Living in exile

Reflections

Living in exile

Unitarian Universalist history is the story of gadflies and incurable heretics always inconveniently pushing the boundaries of convention.

| March/April 2004

'His rightful place'

Feature

'His rightful place'

The Rev. W.H.G. Carter's great-granddaughter shares a family's living tradition.

Starita Smith | May/June 2002

Golden hours

Spirit

Golden hours

Time is the most volatile and elusive element in our lives.

Jeane Knapp | Spring 2013

Laying claim to my own blackness

Feature

Laying claim to my own blackness

Being an Afro-American is a diverse experience that resists simple characterizations.

Mark Morrison-Reed | Spring 2009

Rise in body or in spirit

Spirit

Rise in body or in spirit

Truth be told, I don't think I ever took aging seriously or personally, until recent years.

William G Sinkford | Spring 2015

A mother's bond

Feature

A mother's bond

Grief and recovery transform the author's relationship with her mother.

Barbara Hamilton-Holway | May/June 2004

The necessity of religion

Spirit

The necessity of religion

We need a way to pull everything together and celebrate wholeness.

Galen Guengerich | Winter 2013

Surviving, without a memorial

Reflections

Surviving, without a memorial

Where are the tangible memorials to what survivors have lost?

Cynthia Orange | Winter 2010

EJ

Spirit

EJ

'Coming out is kind of like being reborn.'

Kate Gridley | Winter 2013

Uh oh: We are what we eat

Bookshelf

Uh oh: We are what we eat

Michael Pollan's 'Omnivore's Dilemma' challenges our eating habits.

Kenneth Sutton | Winter 2006

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