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Painting is a spiritual practice and a life coach

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Painting is a spiritual practice and a life coach

What delights me in watercolor is ‘the moment of magic,’ when water touches pigment and flows with a transparent life of its own.

Anne Cohen | 6/1/2019 | Summer 2019

Moving mountains one stone at a time

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Moving mountains one stone at a time

As Unitarian Universalists, our journey is to transform the big and the small, to transform ourselves, and to transform the world.

Elizabeth Nguyen | 6/1/2019 | Summer 2019

The black oak is a bodhisattva

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The black oak is a bodhisattva

Simply by existing, it serves many others. For human beings, the work of the bodhisattva is a path of kindness, the choice to serve others as a way of life.

Stephanie Kaza | 6/1/2019 | Summer 2019

On the days I eat

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On the days I eat

Music is a spiritual discipline for me. And I only need to practice on the days I eat.

Colleen M. McDonald | 8/27/2018 | Summer 2018

Diverse baptisms

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Diverse baptisms

The first time, I emerged merely breathless, wet, and cold.

Jim Sherblom | 4/2/2018 | Spring 2018

Greta Gerwig, a ‘fly on the wall for my adolescence’

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Greta Gerwig, a ‘fly on the wall for my adolescence’

Three young ministers discuss Lady Bird, powerful storytelling, and hopes and possibilities for Unitarian Universalist ritual.

Aisha Ansano, Abigail Clauhs, Hannah Roberts Villnave | 12/14/2017

Three commandments: stay, learn, go

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Three commandments: stay, learn, go

A Gary Snyder poem helps me find my way in our messed-up world.

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 7/17/2017

Creations: UU trees

Creations

Creations: UU trees

Creating art as a form of meditation.

Staff Writer | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

A guide to ACTS prayer

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A guide to ACTS prayer

Questions to help you find your own way to pray.

Ashley Horan | 5/1/2017 | Spring 2017

The call to prayer

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The call to prayer

I truly do not care if a god ever hears me when I pray, but praying together with others is among the most transformative work that I do.

Nancy McDonald Ladd | 4/10/2017 | Spring 2017

Online help for worship leaders

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Online help for worship leaders

The UUA’s WorshipWeb offers more than 1,700 resources (and counting) to help you plan and lead worship services.

Michael Hart | 4/4/2016 | Spring 2016

A gym for the soul

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A gym for the soul

A covenant group is like a gym for the soul, an oasis in the desert.

Joanna Fontaine Crawford | 2/22/2016 | Spring 2016

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