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Reparative Imagination

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 03:09

Anthony Cruz

During my chaplaincy, I found that many people could not imagine being fundamentally whole.

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From the UUA President: You Are Held in Care

UUA: Top Stories - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 09:26

Susan Frederick-Gray

Acknowledging the unprecedented layers of stress and trauma experienced by so many in these difficult times, President Frederick-Gray reminds us of the critical importance of making space to care for ourselves.

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Beauty from Brokenness

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 02/24/2021 - 05:41

Paula Gribble

My broken is what makes me who I am today.

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Purpose, Not Perfection

UUA: Top Stories - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 07:19

Erica Baron

Friends, move toward your purpose. Remember what is most essential. Let the rest go. We are here if you need help. 

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Connected by Mortality

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 02/17/2021 - 03:19

Lora Brandis

Impermanence, mortality, ashes, dust: this is the truth of being human.

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From the UUA President: We Are Held In Covenant

UUA: Top Stories - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 10:09

Susan Frederick-Gray

Rev. Frederick-Gray shares gratitude and appreciation for the generosity of congregations, which powers the UUA's mission to equip congregations, train and support leaders, and advance UU values in the world.

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Radicalizing Myself

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 03:18

Jabari S. Jones

I've adopted the practice of spiritual reconnection with my ancestors to heal intergenerational trauma.

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Praise for Black History, Black Lives, Black Life, Black Love

UUA: Top Stories - Thu, 02/04/2021 - 10:24

Meck Groot

Today, I sing praise for the gift of Black Lives. For precious, irreplaceable lives: Emmett, Trayvon, Eric, Tamir, Freddie, Treasure, Sandra, Breonna, George, Skylar, and, and, and, and, and, and, and, and, and, and.... whose names I recall at all because Alicia, Opal and Patrisse and all the...

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Loved Into Being: A Stewardship Worship Service

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2021 - 17:17
Faith in Unitarian Universalism isn't an intellectual exercise: it's "heart" work. This full-length worship experience features a sermon by UUA President Rev....

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Holy Interruption

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2021 - 03:07

Julica Hermann de la Fuente

I’m part of a covenantal community and when a covenant gets broken, it’s my responsibility to name that break, with kindness and the intention of healing, and to call us back into right relationship.

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The UUA Celebrates the Biden Administration’s Support for Transgender Americans

UUA: Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2021 - 10:36

Michael J. Crumpler

On Monday, January 25th, President Biden reversed the previous administration’s immoral directive banning transgender people from entering the military and revoking health care support for those currently serving.

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From The UUA President: We Remain Committed to Public Health and Safety

UUA: Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2021 - 09:03

Susan Frederick-Gray

As a new year begins in this time of pandemic, UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray reminds us of the importance of remaining vigilant with safety protocols and continuing to support public health and keeping each other safe. 

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Naming the Truth

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 03:04

Aisha Ansano

I named the truth as I perceived it, because it didn’t feel like there was any other option.

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Saving Democracy

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 03:59

Carol Thomas Cissel

Black Queens saved our democracy. We owe them a great deal.

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A Prayer for Inauguration Day 2021

UUA: Top Stories - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 14:53

Susan Frederick-Gray

UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray offers a prayer on the historic occasion of the inauguration of the 46th president of the United States.

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From the UUA President: Listening to the Call of Love

UUA: Top Stories - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 06:33

Susan Frederick-Gray

This is been a deeply challenging time for us all. As we rest, reconnect and pray, many of us are also asking, "What can I do?"

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Finding Our Way

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 04:37

Kristin Grassel Schmidt

Holding people accountable for the impact of their behavior is not revenge; it’s what makes change and growth possible, and no real healing in community can come without it.

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Unitarian Universalists Denounce Complicity with Extremists, Call for Courageous Action by National Leaders

UUA: Top Stories - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 10:47
The UUA is compelled by events at the U.S. Capitol to call for true accountability and courageous action by national leaders in pursuit of a more just, equitable, multiracial and pluralistic democracy.

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Keep Singing

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 03:34

Erin J. Walter

I experience the creative impulse as living just under the surface of the daily grind: tugging; imploring, When do we all get to sing together again?

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From Powerlessness to Promise

UUA: Top Stories - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 07:13

Joe Sullivan

I imagine you, too, saw the unique holiday cards from the incomparable year just completed with messages like “Just say no to 2020,” “OH OH OH,” and “Merry Christmas from a distance.” Just some of the G-rated messages. We might as well laugh. Humor can be one of our more benign coping...

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