Sharing the Journey

Practicing what it means to be human.

Higher Ground

There we were, five UUs from the Unitarian Universalist Church in Washington Crossing, standing among 1,500 other UUs from all over the nation, ready to march in Raleigh NC on Feb. 8 along with 85,000 others who showed up to support justice and democracy. Judith MacLaury, Connie Rafle, Peter Rafle, and Mike Wilson had traveled […]

Leap of Faith

Unitarian Universalism unites people of diverse theologies around shared universal values. As we consider and celebrate the more than 50 years since the 1961 merger of the Unitarians and Universalists, it’s good to remember that our “universal” values, our cherished “seven principles,” are entirely a leap of faith. They don’t come from a holy book […]

The Miracle of Life

One day not too long ago I went canoeing with a friend. We came through a narrow passage to a wide stretchof water where 17 swans sailed in serene silence (we counted). As if the universe had decided to deliver a sign, one spread its wings and began to run across the water. Webbed feet […]