Category Archives: Unitarian Universalism

Compassion or Dignity?

“Distrust compassion; prefer dignity for yourself and others.” I have been chewing on this sentence from my last post. During my stint at the UU church, a lot of energy was spent talking about compassion.  This was a catch-all word, … Continue reading

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She describes herself as having been soul-raped. Mary was raised in a Catholic home, but was tempted by the flashy-fun youth group at a neighborhood Charismatic church.  She is a natural leader, and her involvement there grew until she was … Continue reading

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When Mommy Knew Everything

The first seven years of our marriage religion was a nonissue.  We were newlyweds, then new parents and we came from families where religion wasn’t important.  We were busy, and we never gave it a second thought. I don’t remember … Continue reading

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I Concede My Glasses May Have Had Rose Lenses

When I was a young girl, about 10 years old, I started to attend the Very Popular Presbyterian Church.  It was wonderful.  I loved church.  I loved the people, the message, the entire thing.   I spent my teenage years involved … Continue reading

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I could write an entire blog about the three years we were members of a Unitarian Universalist Church and my positive experiences would garner maybe one single post.  The best word I can use to describe what it felt like … Continue reading

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As If My Night In the Foxhole Weren’t Enough

Yesterday was an unusually chilly Sunday, but we spent it warming ourselves collectively, the four of us as a family, with a touristy walk and a steaming batch of Husband’s homemade egg noodles and chicken. Later in the evening, I … Continue reading

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