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A passion for reason

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A passion for reason

Reason needs the energy of passion in order to inspire others.

Doug Muder | 9/17/2012

A different church

Spirit

A different church

They would embrace me in my full Amazon glory, or they could fry ice.

Gail R. Geisenhainer | 9/10/2012 | Fall 2012

A turning word

Life

A turning word

We are what we do. And whatever we are, unless we notice and take corrective action, we just become more of it.

James Ishmael Ford | 9/3/2012

My friend Gregg has a shrine in the hallway

Spirit

My friend Gregg has a shrine in the hallway

Where did I get this idea that the people in my shrine should be perfect?

Meg Barnhouse | 8/20/2012

Weighty lessons

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Weighty lessons

It is time for us to rethink our attitudes about weight and health.

Ellen Brenner | 8/6/2012 | Summer 2012

A recipe for connection

Life

A recipe for connection

An hour spent looking through old recipes is like a visit with old friends.

Nancy Bentley | 7/30/2012 | Summer 2012

It takes all kinds

Spirit

It takes all kinds

General Assembly needs good social action, but in our diverse faith it needs other things, too.

Doug Muder | 7/30/2012

Me, Jewish?

Spirit

Me, Jewish?

An odyssey into my family's religious past.

Lenore Hirsch | 4/23/2012 | Spring 2012

Meet a Trustee: Erik David Carlson

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Meet a Trustee: Erik David Carlson

Carlson is committed to creating better services for youth and young adults.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 4/9/2012

At my mother's funeral

Spirit

At my mother's funeral

Unitarian Universalists are precisely the people who can't believe whatever they want.

Doug Muder | 1/23/2012

The best gift that money can't buy

Life

The best gift that money can't buy

What is the best non-commercial gift you’ve ever received, and why?

Sonja L. Cohen | 12/12/2011 | Winter 2011

A candy bar for death

Life

A candy bar for death

I remember exactly when I first became afraid of death in a more-than-childish way.

Doug Muder | 10/31/2011

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