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A little change

Spirit

A little change

Pretending I'm self-sufficient at the Family Dollar store.

Meg Barnhouse | 10/17/2011

Windows and mirrors

Feature

Windows and mirrors

I was watching my son through the dim reflection of myself, weighing my own childhood against his.

Tom Montgomery Fate | 9/19/2011 | Fall 2011

The koan

Spirit

The koan

The 'I' of me is a snapshot of something in motion.

James Ishmael Ford | 9/12/2011 | Fall 2011

The soul's address

Reflections

The soul's address

We do ourselves a real disservice when we discount our bodies as unworthy of reverence.

Laura Randall | 8/29/2011 | Fall 2011

The raucous gardening fairy

Life

The raucous gardening fairy

So much for a tranquil ten minutes in the garden.

Tracy Springberry | 8/8/2011 | Fall 2011

Stopping for everyone

Life

Stopping for everyone

How responding to panhandlers has become one of the most delightful spiritual disciplines.

Victoria Weinstein | 7/25/2011 | Summer 2011

My patient's faith

Spirit

My patient's faith

Before I began the operation, my patient asked, 'Could I say a prayer first?' I felt a little uncomfortable at first.

Cullen Ruff | 6/13/2011 | Summer 2011

Love, freedom, and wonder

Spirit

Love, freedom, and wonder

Recalling a childhood in a Unitarian Universalist fellowship.

Jane Ranney Rzepka | 5/30/2011

Doors opened to women

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Doors opened to women

As women entered the ministry, Unitarian Universalist language and habits changed.

Carolyn S Owen-Towle | 5/16/2011 | Summer 2011

Sing me to sleep

Spirit

Sing me to sleep

I wanted things to go back to normal. I wanted none of this to be happening.

Meg Barnhouse | 5/9/2011 | Summer 2011

Chaos cats

Life

Chaos cats

They will spring your traps with impunity and lie in wait just to show you who's in charge.

Meg Barnhouse | 2/7/2011

Winter hope

Reflections

Winter hope

Optimism often lies, but hope never fails.

Doug Muder | 1/31/2011

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