Whose Worth and Dignity?

Our first Unitarian Universalist Principle calls on us to “affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person.” We love this principle. It strikes at the heart of who we are and our belief that people come first and that everyone has value and agency. Like all our principles, this one can be … Continued

The Other Thirst

We all know what it feels like to be incredibly thirsty.  When we can think of nothing else but that deep drink of cold water after which we may release a deep sigh. Near noon, in the desert, Jesus meets a woman at a well and asks for a drink of water.  Then he offers … Continued

the gods that fail us

We are in the midst of the Jewish High Holy Days which give us all an opportunity to reflect on the ways that we have not lived up to our highest ideals, ask forgiveness and celebrate a new year with a clean slate. In that process of self-reflection we also find that we have set … Continued