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A kind of mirror
I never considered myself a visual artist, but then, I never expected to have cancer.
By Jonah Eller-Isaacs 8.11.14

Preparing for a hike
Imagine your way through the good route / and also the other route.
By John Mercer 7.21.14

Remembering Pete Seeger
To be honest, I still want to grow up to be like Pete Seeger.
By Dan Schatz 7.14.14

T-shirt evangelism
Wearing my Standing on the Side of Love shirt tells the world, including me, what I stand for.
By Meg Riley 6.16.14

Our visit to Chernobyl
Sabbatical travel allowed us to see history with our own eyes.
By Larry Stritof 6.9.14

Painting: Hal's apple
A 'magickal being' from the artist's Incognito Witch project.
By Mollie Kellogg 6.6.14

How to know God
An atheist mystic meets the goddess of love.
By James Ishmael Ford 4.21.14

Questions of comfort
Where do you find comfort in suffering if you don't believe suffering has a greater purpose?
By Sarah MacLeod 4.14.14

Beyond comprehension
Visiting Auschwitz, the imagination can only handle so much.
By Sonja L. Cohen 3.31.14

Sankofa Ghana: A spiritual journey home
What did I need to retrieve from a visit to the slave ships' point of departure?
By James Gray and Jeff Riedler 3.10.14

As I ebb toward the end of life
Hear / the ocean's roar and backdrop din / in the death-hollowed shells.
By Everett Hoagland 2.24.14

Breaking on through
Language helps us make meaning of what is happening to us, when it isn’t a barrier.
By Meg Barnhouse 2.3.14

One simple, transformative practice
A search for connection is at the heart of all spiritual traditions and practices.
By Peter Morales 1.20.14

Gone sitting
A few words on going to a Zen retreat.
By James Ishmael Ford 12.16.13

Live better, help often, wonder more
The Sunday Assembly movement shares Unitarian Universalism's values, but has a lot more fun expressing them.
By Doug Muder 11.25.13

Light a candle or two this Thanksgivukkah
Where are you in the stories of the two holidays that just happen to coincide this year?
By Lynn Ungar 11.18.13

The only time I was called by my first name
When I was in the Army, the Sunday service was the only hour of my week when I could be my true and whole self.
By Kimberly Paquette 11.11.13

Birth, breath, and death
Doulas are called to care, to encourage, and to leave the world better than we found it.
By Amy Wright Glenn 9.30.13

Sculptures: A congregation in clay
Members of a Massachusetts congregation made self-portraits in clay.
By Janet C. Bush and Bob Rundquist 9.30.13

Our animal contradictions
How Unitarian Universalism can help us sort out our place in the animal world.
By Kimberly French 9.9.13

The power of visual design for UU evangelism
In our multimedia society, an image's worth is probably closer to a million words.
By Jessica Ferguson 9.2.13

Poem Proportions
A mélange of garbage / and triumphant blooms.
By Peg Duthie 8.19.13

You don't say
We can’t help seeing through words, but it’s worth trying.
By James Ishmael Ford 8.12.13

I'll stand her ground
What I'm telling my daughter, an African-American teenager, about Trayvon Martin's death.
By Lynn Ungar 8.5.13

Drawing: Pigs
Drawing from a 'weird and highly focused comfort zone.'
By Kaaren Anderson 7.22.13

May you have ease of well-being
Do I really want to spend this entire day with whatever might come up about my mother?
By Kim K. Crawford Harvie 7.22.13

The Honey Springs worship committee ponders joys and sorrows
‘I’m just a fool for church people and the things that happen in church.’
By Meg Barnhouse 7.8.13

Meditation: Calling, part two
Being in the world who I was created to be.
By Nancy Shaffer 7.1.13

A few words in favor of Jezebel
Is Jezebel the baddest of the bad girls of the Bible?
By James Ishmael Ford 6.10.13

Meaning in the midst of war
Easy answers lead to difficult questions. So why not just start with the questions?
By George Tyger 5.27.13

I'm going to have to let me go
Who is really in control here?
By Meg Barnhouse 5.6.13

Writing to the general
Or, how I realized that copying letters for Amnesty International was a spiritual discipline.
By James Ishmael Ford 4.8.13

Grief and celebration are interwoven in this world, like winter and spring.
By Gary Kowalski 3.18.13

Kite mother
I kept hoping that one day I would up and be the mother from the greeting card picture.
By Meg Barnhouse 3.4.13

A humanist's guide to prayer
What would the prayer of a humanist sound like?
By Patricia Montley 2.25.13

Workshop of being
Where was I to find a liberal religious community in the middle of Kansas farm country?
By Jackie Magnuson Ash 2.11.13

Speaking with many voices
True multiculturalism means being humble and brave enough to explore differences.
By Kathleen Rolenz 1.21.13

Unitarian Universalism's two truths
What is our healing message? To what are we being beckoned when we gather?
By James Ishmael Ford 12.31.12

The next Jesus to come through the door
When I meet a Jesus, I like to keep an open mind.
By Meg Barnhouse 12.24.12

When God is a baby
A soul story is a dream from the depths of a culture.
By Meg Barnhouse 12.10.12

Meditation on gratitude
We give thanks for the voyage of life from seed to harvest.
By Carol Bindel 11.22.12

Poem: Continuum
I'll return to that time and space that was my home.
By Ruth McKendree Treen 11.19.12

Love will prevail
Love is not afraid; love is tough.
By Peter Morales 11.5.12

I too am beautiful
Look at the way you see me.
By Kristen L. Harper 10.29.12

Stitching it together
It would be easier to use a blanket, but we ask more of people who enter our churches: We ask them to be quilters.
By Jory Agate 10.22.12

The taste of awakening
On having a spiritual practice.
By James Ishmael Ford 10.15.12

Hand in hand, Fall 2012
To create deep and enduring relationships, our love must develop into mutual trust.
By Peter Morales 10.15.12

The green after
'When I die, I want to have my ashes buried under this tree.'
By Meg Barnhouse 10.1.12

Sitting and writing
'Small noticings' can lead to larger insights.
By Brenda Miller and Holly J. Hughes 10.1.12

Faith and belief
Sometimes grabbing on to what appears most solid is exactly the wrong thing to do.
By Jackie Clement 9.24.12

A different church
They would embrace me in my full Amazon glory, or they could fry ice.
By Gail R. Geisenhainer 9.10.12

The stars are dancing
Do not sit alone in the dark.
By Om Prakash 9.10.12

Heroes with feet of clay
Where did I get this idea that the people in my shrine should be perfect?
By Meg Barnhouse 8.20.12

Making sure General Assembly has something for everyone
General Assembly needs good social action, but in our diverse faith it needs other things, too.
By Doug Muder 7.30.12

Lessons from love
Our weakest parts help us communicate with others.
By Eliza Blanchard 7.9.12

Sermon bingo
We come to church to hear meaningful words spoken to us.
By Cheryl Gardner 6.4.12

International flower communion, June 10, 2012
Czech Unitarians mark their church's 90th anniversary.
By Petr Dolák Samojský 5.28.12

Listen from the heart so others can speak from the heart
In Soul to Soul groups, silence can connect us more deeply than using words or questions.
By Christine Robinson and Alicia Hawkins 5.14.12

Stained glass: Nautilus
'Paradoxically simple in its beauty and complex in its engineering.'
By Nancy Norton 5.7.12

Me, Jewish?
An odyssey into my family's religious past.
By Lenore Hirsch 4.23.12

Poem: April wind
Unburden yourself.
By Kendra Ford 4.23.12

Mixed media: Woods sentinel
Interpreting the visual treasures that surround us.
By Audrey Kay Dowling 4.16.12

Flowers for communion
What does your Flower Communion bloom symbolize?
By Sonja L. Cohen 4.9.12

Prayers of desperation
My prayers are prayers of desperation lest I wish ill on the merely irritating.
By Cathleen Deery 4.2.12

Wandering in the wilderness
Personal feelings of being in the wilderness can help us tap into a collective force that evidences grace.
By Leaf Seligman 3.19.12

Painting: 57th and Broadway at 5:00 pm
The challenge of not relying on recognizable subject matter.
By Marion Jones 2.27.12

Practice religious hospitality
Simply smiling and saying hello to visitors would transform our congregations.
By Peter Morales 2.6.12

Two poems
I watch the trees / as seasons cycle.
By Aytac Aydogan Edwards 1.23.12

At my mother's funeral
Unitarian Universalists are precisely the people who can't believe whatever they want.
By Doug Muder 1.23.12

Painting: Snowy bank
A rare storm offers a new scene.
By Robert Clements 1.9.12

As the crow flies
I aspire to live as the crow flies.
By Elizabeth Tarbox 1.9.12

We cannot hear unless there is silence.
By Tom Owen-Towle 12.26.11

Poem: The day after
The tree alone directing us / To peaceful paths / With its symbolic star.
By Ralph Blanchard 12.26.11

Winter solstice and the shaman within
It is we ourselves who must don the shaman's mask.
By Patricia Montley 12.19.11

How to give a blessing
I didn't mean to give an honest answer when asked, 'How are you?'
By Kathleen McTigue 11.28.11

Are you a wretch?
Not every religious tradition asks you to choose your theological stance midway through a hymn.
By Victoria Safford 11.21.11

Loving birds
Modern life interferes with the lessons and warnings of Nature.
By Mike Foster 11.7.11

A little change
Pretending I'm self-sufficient at the Family Dollar store.
By Meg Barnhouse 10.17.11

How Unitarian Universalists break the rules
Rule breaking just might be right up our alley.
By Jane Rzepka 9.26.11

Mixed media: Unity
Celebrating natural, wild forms.
By Claire B. Clements and Julia Angley 9.26.11

The koan
The 'I' of me is a snapshot of something in motion.
By James Ishmael Ford 9.12.11

Shopping for God
However people first come to a Unitarian Universalist church, their questions often include something about god.
By Jane Rzepka 9.12.11

The soul's address
Why do we discount our bodies as unworthy of reverence?
By Laura Randall 8.29.11

Sculpture: A reliquary of wood
Honoring the native hardwoods of Arkansas.
By Doug Stowe and Julia Angley 8.29.11

Sculpture: Unitarian windows
A collaboration yields a classical form.
By Marlon Davidson and Don Knudson and Kenneth Sutton 7.25.11

Slow making
What if our new metaphor for time was craftsmanship?
By Doug Stowe 7.11.11

Sculpture: 88 notes
A piano is transformed.
By Moria Landa Brown and Kenneth Sutton 7.4.11

My patient's faith
Before I began the operation, my patient asked, 'Could I say a prayer first?'
By Cullen Ruff 6.13.11

Love, freedom, and wonder
Recalling a childhood in a Unitarian Universalist fellowship.
By Jane Rzepka 5.30.11

Poem: Getting through another loss
This time, I need the words of a prayer.
By Gina Sangster 5.30.11

Sing me to sleep
I wanted things to go back to normal. I wanted none of this to be happening.
By Meg Barnhouse 5.9.11

Poem Attitude adjustment
Multiculturalism? Well and good. But don't stop there!
By Everett Hoagland 4.11.11

The wisdom of the wild
I don't mean misbehavior, but real wildness, elemental wildness, animal wildness.
By Dan Schatz 3.21.11

Grace wins in the end
'I am a sworn enemy of the saccharine, and a believer in grace over karma.'
By Chance Hunter 3.7.11

Painting: Quarry
Brilliant colors and the 'crazy parts of our lives.'
By Micheal Cross Trinity 2.15.11

Winter hope
Optimism often lies, but hope never fails.
By Doug Muder 1.31.11

Two prose poems
I have my way of praying, as you no doubt have yours.
By Mary Oliver 1.10.11

A nation of immigrants
I couldn't help but connect the plight of these migrants to my own family history.
By Margaret Regan 1.3.11

Responding to holiday depression with compassion
She stomped up and down the aisles until she saw her Christmas tree.
By Meg Barnhouse 12.20.10

Stirring up gratitude
In a flash, memories of joy and sorrow mingle in thanksgiving.
By James Ishmael Ford 11.22.10

The Honey Springs worship committee ponders a revival
What would a Unitarian Universalist revival be reviving?
By Meg Barnhouse 11.1.10

The dark llama
Standing in the shadow of the nebulae.
By Robert Walsh 10.25.10

The demon of certainty and the curious heart
Certainty is the most dangerous demon of all.
By James Ishmael Ford 9.27.10

Good works
If our beliefs have meaning, we must act as if our souls depend on it.
By Jeffrey A. Lockwood 9.20.10

The Honey Springs congregation confronts its ant problem
Conflict resolution in a congregation not unlike yours.
By Meg Barnhouse 9.6.10

Meditation on brokenness
Our ability to break and heal keeps us alive and makes us stronger.
By David Pyle 8.16.10

The wisdom tree
Sometimes the place where you used to find wisdom gets destroyed.
By Meg Barnhouse 8.2.10

Broken Buddha
The enlightened one as imperfect, cracked, and chipped.
By Meg Barnhouse 7.5.10

We are already in paradise
There is no land promised to any of us other than the land already given.
By Rebecca Ann Parker 6.28.10

Protesting Arizona's new immigration law
We must respond with love to the fear that drives the debate about immigration.
By James Ishmael Ford 6.1.10

The ways of the forest
Everything has a job in the forest.
By David Cohen 4.19.10

The Honey Springs worship committee plans its Easter service
A minister, a Pagan, a Christian, a Humanist, and an anthropologist set to work, in a congregation not unlike yours.
By Meg Barnhouse 3.29.10

Finding spirit in the sundown
The only way to prepare for facing Alzheimer's is to remain attentive to the present moment.
By Laura Randall 3.22.10

Why I pray for others
I asked my friend to pray for me.
By Anita Farber-Robertson 3.1.10

Mary Daly changed my life
I am not sorry that I used to be ‘one of those angry women.’
By Meg Barnhouse 2.15.10

Religious community is essential
The central task of the religious community.
By Mark Morrison-Reed 2.1.10

The church is people
It is not a body of belief, a set of principles, or an impressive structure of stone, wood, and glass.
By Janet H. Bowering 1.11.10

Painting: My goddess, my love
From the stage to the canvas.
By Mollie Kellogg 1.4.10

Holy family
A family holy enough to merit the highest forms of reverence.
By Nancy McDonald Ladd 12.14.09

Poem about light
You can try to strangle light.
By Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno 11.30.09

Jesus, peasant revolutionary
A paradoxical power is revealed in people the world despises, in people the world deems weak.
By Wendy Fitting 11.9.09

Cricket's song shows life's fragility
There is a cricket playing the violin in my bathroom.
By Elizabeth Lerner Maclay 10.19.09

A spark of understanding
My first encounter with Unitarianism.
By Bernadette Siegel 9.14.09

Be the change
We must become, and learn to think of ourselves as, forces of history.
By Stephen M. Shick 9.14.09

Practice gratitude
Like hope, trust, and love, gratitude is both a feeling and a spiritual practice.
By Christine Robinson and Alicia Hawkins 8.24.09

Death barged in
He has been here ever since.
By Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno 8.24.09

The liberal saints
Andrene Kauffman’s murals in Chicago’s Third Unitarian Church honor heroes of the liberal spirit.
By Donald E. Skinner 8.3.09

Growing up in a UU family
People probably thought my parents were hippies because we were out-of-the-closet Unitarian Universalists.
By Laura Pedersen 7.20.09

Prayer for the people of Iran
An Iranian-American holds her breath as hundreds of thousands march for democracy in Iran.
By Parisa Parsa 6.22.09

Finding relief in the storm
The complexity of asking for, and offering, help.
By Mary J. Harrington 6.15.09

Lessons from an elephant sage
Speak from a place of distraction, and the elephant will not move.
By Rain T. Van Den Berg 5.25.09

The church board and the Illuminati
What did the Décor Committee know, and when did they know it?
By Meg Barnhouse 5.4.09

Sabbath, an ecological spiritual delight
Slow down and walk lightly on the Earth, even if just for a moment.
By Patricia Guthmann Haresch 4.20.09

Totem games
Guess who I am.
By Yvonne Seon 3.23.09

Serving Dionysus
I worshiped the gods of comedy and tragedy long before I worshiped Jesus's God.
By Victoria Weinstein 3.23.09

Reclaiming my space in the sisterhood
The International Convocation of Unitarian Universalist Women revived me.
By Joanna Fontaine Crawford 3.16.09

An African pilgrimage
Coming face to face and heart to heart with the reality of slavery.
By William G. Sinkford 3.2.09

An entangled bank
The grandeur of the evolutionary worldview.
By Charles Darwin 2.12.09

Flat tire and a beating heart
A heartbeat is one thing you want to do like everyone else.
By Meg Barnhouse 2.9.09

Renewing the world
Modern and ancient New Year's celebrations from around the world.
By Patricia Montley 12.29.08

A broken hallelujah
Praise in the midst of a broken world and a broken heart?
By Barbara Merritt 12.15.08

It's all about family
There's no better context than a family reunion to get over your fears.
By Meg Barnhouse 11.24.08

Imagination and the wild
Crane your neck. Worm your way. Wolf it down.
By Ellen Meloy 10.27.08

The church and the unicorn
One of them is a mythical creature worth believing in.
By Meg Barnhouse 10.13.08

How it feels to be 80
The only really upsetting thing about being old is realizing that I'm not going to see how everything comes out.
By Richard D. Leonard 9.15.08

Love can't fix everything
I knew the gunman who killed two in a Knoxville church, but I can't fathom his choice.
By Meg Barnhouse 8.25.08

Biggest coffee hour imaginable
First impressions of a first-time General Assembly goer.
By Kimberly French 8.18.08

Prayer in the aftermath of hate
Words of grief and consolation after a deadly attack on the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Knoxville.
By Stephen M. Shick 8.4.08

PostSecret Project reveals our common humanity
People keep secrets for all kinds of reasons.
By Doug Muder 7.21.08

Letter to a new parent
Your heart will be worn and joyous, wise and beat up, and full of sorrow and amazement.
By Meg Barnhouse 6.30.08

Reading for the day
Love the gift of your life and do no harm.
By Mark Belletini 6.16.08

Love and death
Facing cancer with lessons learned from my parishioners.
By Forrest Church 5.26.08

Universal love
'And what church did you say you attend?'
By Esther Hurlburt 4.28.08

Ceremonies for everyday life
Establishing connections with self, family, and the earth.
By Louise Nayer and Virginia Lang 4.14.08

It's about time, Persephone!
Ancient myths dramatize the shift from winter to spring.
By Patricia Montley 3.24.08

Praying as Unitarian Universalists
How can we pray with integrity, grace, power, and purpose?
By Wayne Arnason and Kathleen Rolenz 2.25.08

Do you feel loved?
On alternating days, a resolution to stop beating myself up.
By Meg Barnhouse 2.11.08

One thing I am sure of
A chaplain's counsel to a grieving brother.
By Kate Braestrup 1.14.08

Rekindling the flame
Tickets to the Keith Urban concert weren't just a gift. They were a miracle.
By Meg Barnhouse 12.24.07

Feeling like an exile
Do you live in a kind of Babylon?
By John Nichols 12.3.07

A Unitarian Universalist view of 'The Secret'
Despite the silly 'science' and fake experts on the hit DVD, some of The Secret's advice actually helped me.
By Fred Small 11.19.07

Four haiku
Natural moments in seventeen syllables.
By Tom Stites 10.29.07

Sitting between the extremes
Why a journalist writes haiku.
By Tom Stites 10.29.07

Confessions of a prodigal volunteer
Life after burning out at church.
By Elizabeth Weber 9.10.07

Once and for all
Watching a loved one fade into dementia.
By Kathleen McTigue 8.20.07

Reading our lives
Take time to read the story of your life.
By Marshall Hawkins 7.9.07

The spiritual practice of hospitality
Welcoming people to our congregations is a way to encounter the mystery and wonder of life.
By David Rynick 6.18.07

Collage: InterdepenDance
Found objects, discovered meanings.
By Brandy Bergenstock 6.18.07

Don't be stingy with your faith
Unitarian Universalism saves lives. Don't keep it to yourself.
By John Gibb Millspaugh 5.14.07

How Jesus claimed me
One Unitarian Universalist's religious journey.
By Victoria Weinstein 4.9.07

Great art and the gods
Five-year-olds in a fine art museum.
By Elaine Greensmith Jordan 3.12.07

From fear to eternity
Learning to walk backward down a cliff.
By Lyla D. Hamilton 2.26.07

Finding a talisman
A gift brings healing and unexpected loss.
By Kimberly French 1.29.07

Mayhem and the manger
Why didn't you warn me about Christmas pageants?
By Carl Scovel 12.25.06

The storyteller by the sea
And the amazing, soulful, transforming stories she tells.
By Joshua Searle-White 12.4.06

Fortune cookies for the soul
If I owned a fortune cookie company.
By Meg Barnhouse 11.13.06

Poem for an inked daughter
A mother reaches across the generations.
By Jean Wyrick 10.16.06

Can Unitarian Universalists talk about failure?
Original Sin isn't a good idea. Expecting perfection isn't, either.
By David Hubner 9.25.06

Painting: Revelation
Truth revealed through human experience.
By Amy Kindred and Kenneth Sutton 9.25.06

Miracle flowers
The persistence of beauty in New Orleans.
By Marta I. Valentin 8.28.06

Pilgrimages: Places that touch the spirit
Glory be to time and to water.
By Paige Grant 8.7.06

Photograph: Dreamer 1
Nineteenth-century technique gives photo dreamlike quality.
By Elaine Croce-Happnie and Kenneth Sutton 7.17.06

Our calling, Summer 2006
Unifying features of Unitarian Universalist worship.
By William G. Sinkford 7.17.06

Phoenix sculpture marks congregation's renewal
How an Atlanta congregation rebuilt itself.
By Jane Greer 7.10.06

Poem: Those days
Summer memories.
By Mary Oliver 6.26.06

From Islam to Unitarian Universalism
One woman's religious odyssey.
By Hafidha Acuay 6.12.06

Sculpture: In praise of lesser gods
Inspired by humanity.
By Don Cheek and Tom Stites 5.29.06

Military chaplain's tribute for Memorial Day
A Unitarian Universalist military chaplain can't fight but honors those who do.
By Cynthia Kane 5.29.06

Of hummingbirds and immigrants
'Hummingbirds migrate north and south just like we do.'
By Enrique Gomez 5.29.06

Poem: Kingfisher
Feeding the birds.
By Lee Robinson 5.8.06

The UUA's Principles and Purposes (1985)
The covenant of the Unitarian Universalist Association.
By Unitarian Universalist Association 5.1.06

Unitarian Universalists and Pentecostals sing together
A chance encounter in a hotel lobby leads to new understanding.
By Jason Shelton 4.24.06

Skeptical of sacred stories?
Are the stories of Passover and Easter good for you?
By Jane Rzepka 4.10.06

A ritual is born
Once, twice, ritual!
By Karen Lee Shelley 4.10.06

Poem: Flowering
Grow a life here.
By Linda Buckmaster 3.20.06

What's spiritual about parenting young children?
A passage from Bless This Child.
By Kathleen McTigue 2.27.06

Many religions, but only one earth
Can reverence for the earth bring us together across religious differences?
By Patricia Montley 2.6.06

One event, two perspectives
A racially-charged encounter reveals worlds of difference.
By Special Review Commission 2.6.06

Learning to see more than meets the eye
Look for the divine in the world as it is.
By Harold Babcock 1.9.06

Thomas A Baillieul's paintings
Thomas A. Baillieul's paintings tempt viewers to tell a story.
By Sonja L. Cohen 12.26.05

Celebrate the Winter Solstice
Meditation for the longest night.
By Patricia Montley 12.19.05

Creche surprise
Dramatis personae, wrapped in old newsprint.
By David S. Blanchard 12.12.05

That was I
A poem from U.S. poet laureate Ted Kooser's Pulitzer prize-winning book.
By Ted Kooser 12.5.05

Creating UU family Christmas rituals
Finding the right mix of family traditions.
By Meg Cox 11.28.05

Winter holiday resources for UU families
Recommendations from the UUA's Lifespan Faith Development staff.
By Staff Writer 11.28.05

What do Unitarian Universalists believe?
Unitarian Universalists hold many beliefs in common.
By Commission on Appraisal 11.21.05

Painting by Martyl Langsdorf
By Martyl Langsdorf 11.1.05

Halloween's ritual roots
Even in its secular and commercial form, Halloween ritualizes our inescapable destination.
By Patricia Montley 10.31.05

Dawn meditation for the fall equinox
Fall equinox sunrise meditation.
By Anne Peek 9.21.05

Repression of the sublime
To realize your potential you must recognize your gifts.
By Marilyn Sewell 8.29.05

Hope in an unmarked envelope
A request for liberal religious contraband.
By Stefan M. Jonasson 8.22.05

Tombaugh memorial window
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces honors a founding member's scientific achievements.
By Sonja L. Cohen 8.15.05

Meditations on our cosmic significance
Who hasn't felt tiny and insignificant?
By Julie Parker Amery 8.15.05

Midlife spirituality for women
Drawing closer to the sacred at middle age.
By Marilyn Sewell 8.1.05

El sueño final (The final dream)
Laurel Garcia Colvin creates dreamlike images using underwater photography.
By Laurel Garcia Colvin and Kenneth Sutton 7.18.05

Why I go to General Assembly
Denominational diversity in all its splendor.
By Greg Hines 5.9.05

Beltaine (May 1)
Make an altar to celebrate the senses.
By Anika Stafford 5.1.05

Playing with the Italians
Despite my father's fears, those men were not the enemy.
By Edward Frost 9.1.04

In praise of the imperfect life
Spring enlivens us, yet from our human vantage not all resurrections are equally welcome.
By Philip Simmons 5.1.02

Passover: A meditation
The terrible blessing of the journey.
By Lynn Ungar 3.1.02

Unfinished houses
Life as a work in progress.
By Philip Simmons 11.1.01

Memoir of King's eulogy for James Reeb
A witness's diary captures the torment and magic of James Reeb’s eulogy.
By Richard D. Leonard 5.1.01

Witness to Reeb's death looks back
A witness to Selma's tragedies revisits the path of tears and learns to dry his own.
By Clark Olsen 5.1.01

Winter mind
Emptiness, like silence, like love, is indeed a gift.
By Philip Simmons 1.1.01

Living at the edge
By living in the present moment, we can find ourselves at the gateway to eternity.
By Philip Simmons 9.1.00