Christmas nostalgia for the family we never were
I never rode in a one-horse open sleigh or saw visions of sugarplums dance in my head.
Chalica, new weeklong UU holiday, slowly gains adherents
One of the seven Unitarian Universalist Principles honored each day.
The DIY spiritual practice
A spiritual practice my wife and I cobbled together, the Unitarian Universalist way.
From mother to gypsy
Saying goodbye to the home where I raised my children.
The promised land is under your feet
Communities owe their health to those with the fortitude to stay put.
Parenthood makes life serious and challenges you to push past limitations you have accepted too easily. But those issues don’t go away when you decide not to have children.
A little of that human touch
We all come into relationships with a full array of scrapes and dents, but most of our imperfections can be repaired and need simply 'a little touchup and a little paint.'
The devil and Martha Stewart
Don’t give in to the voice that fuels the fires of perfectionism—especially here at the holidays.
How to raise a mensch
Cultivating your child's ethical and spiritual growth.
Letter to a new parent
Your heart will be worn and joyous, wise and beat up, and full of sorrow and amazement.
The daffodil rescue mission
People say, ‘Bloom where you’re planted,’ but things happen.
Adapting to children's needs for 200 years
How Unitarian and Universalist religious education evolved over two centuries.