Tag Archives | belief

Members(hip) Matters

Editor’s Note: Today’s post was written before the events of last week on our Facebook Page. I will write more about all of that, maybe as soon as this week, but for now, this was the follow-up we had planned, presented as intended when it was written. Last week, I wrote a post about the […]

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No, Your Neighbor is Probably Not a Unitarian Universalist

I’ve recently seen people share this post from December 2019 written Jonathan Tjarks and shared in several places: The mistaken premise of the article is that because Unitarian Universalism doesn’t have a creed, “central message of the UU church is that you can believe anything you want…” though this claim is contradicted immediately with the […]

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Monday Mediation: Free Faith, Assembly Required

Unitarian Universalism has a core. The five Smooth Stones of Liberal Religion outline a stable and lasting foundation on which we each build our own spiritual life. They are not specific to Unitarian Universalism, but they provide boundaries within which we roam. Along with the wide field of the 7 Principles our congregations have agreed […]

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To Be Good, Do Good

We all have an image of ourselves in our heads. We also know that there are people in the world who do not see us the way we see ourselves; they have seen or heard or otherwise experienced something that has them thinking we’re not as good as we seek to be. And they are […]

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Holy Night, Every Night

We cannot celebrate every single day. While I am grateful to the Labor movement every day, I set aside Labor Day (and May Day) to observe that; just as I am grateful to our armed forces, we have Veterans’ Day and Memorial Day as special to them. As the great religious educator Sophia Lyon Fahs […]

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