Unitarian Universalism

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Victoria received a warm welcome at the Victoria Islamic Center.
At present, authorities have few leads in the disturbing case.
“It is time for spiritual people to get active and the activist people to get spiritual. I think we need both now.  In order
A new report shows U.S. Christian and Jewish leaders are as politically divided as the rest of us.
Pete Seeger once said about Woody Guthrie’s music, “Any damn fool can get complicated. It takes genius to attain simplicity
Ever since becoming a teenager, I felt that I had strayed from the path of faith, God, and the like.
Yes, America needs more taco trucks. We also need more Asian festivals, more pow-wows, more African American poetry, more old time fiddle music, hip hop and banghra, more mosques and temples and gurdwaras, more Humanist societies, more diverse churches of every stripe.
Hateful rhetoric by those who aspire to lead is contributing to the divisions in our country. Hate breeds violence, and violence creates more pain and more suffering. At some point, we have to say enough. We have to come together to show a better way.
My heart is broken this afternoon; perhaps yours is, too. Amid my prayers and my plans to take the next right step, I am taking comfort from the words of Mother Theresa: "God has not called me to be successful; [God] has called me to be faithful."
Unfortunately, that celebration was short-lived. Governor Pat McCrory recently signed into law HB2, legislation that overrides
I believe that just by virtue of being alive each person on this planet has the right to access clean safe water. End of story.
David Bowie made me feel so much less alone and so much happier than I ever would have been without his existing. I miss knowing he's on the planet. He was my minister of strange, my muse of alienation and made looking like an androgynous alien look classy, fun and ever so attainable.
The Paris Agreement is a success. It's not perfect, but it's good and given all the challenges, good is better than I'd hoped for.
There is something sacred in the act of lighting a flame. This time of year brings many such rituals -- the Yule log, the Christmas candle and the Chanukah menorah, among others. Each, in its own way, reminds us that our lives need never be engulfed by darkness so long as we remember to kindle a light.
Were you at the service at Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists yesterday?
As a member of the LGBT community, I have a history of being intolerant of intolerance. But I am a compassionate person by nature, and a believer and a practitioner of mindfulness. I was raised by a secular parents, something that I am grateful for.
Becoming a Green Sanctuary is how my church chose to uphold the values of our green principle.