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6. Build a Fair and Peaceful World

We believe in working for a peaceful, fair, and free world.

Wondering Questions

How did the main character and the pants become friends?I wonder if you’ve ever been afraid of something unusual, or nervous around someone who was different from you and your family and friends?I wonder … read more.

Lesson 6: We love each other

Principle #6

The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all

As naïve or impossible as the sixth Principle may seem, I’m not willing to give up on it. In the face of our culture’s apathy and fear, I want to imagine … read more.

5. All People Need a Voice

We believe that all persons should have a vote about the things that concern them.

Gordon the goat didn’t care much what he did or why he did it and he always followed the lead goats.

Wondering Questions

Splitting from the pack can be a good thing … read more.

Lesson 5: We respect each other

Principle #5

The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large

In our religious lives, the democratic process requires trust in the development of each individual conscience—a belief that such development is possible for each … read more.

4. And Search for What is True

A Penguin Story

Wondering Questions

Why is Edna unsatisfied that she can only see three colors (white, black and blue)?Are there unknown things that you wish to see and learn about, just like Edna? What are they?What are the most important things to know? 

Owly

By Mike Thaler. Read … read more.

Lesson 4: We challenge each other

Principle #4

A free and responsible search for truth and meaning

As responsible religious seekers, we recognize that we are privileged to be free, to have resources to pursue life beyond mere survival, to continually search for truth and meaning, to exist beyond bonds of … read more.

3. We Are Free to Learn Together

Wondering Questions

I wonder what the baby chicks are learning about the world from each other and from their mother? What have you learned from your family?I wonder what the mother hen felt as she watched her babies come out of their shells?  I wonder what she might learn … read more.

Lesson 3: We support each other

Principle #3

Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations

Spiritual growth isn’t about a vertical ascent to heaven but about growth in every dimension at once. It’s spirituality in 3-D. Growth in spirit doesn’t measure one’s proximity to a God above, … read more.

2. Be Kind in All You Do

How my parents learned to eat

By Ina R Friedman presented by Monika Fridrich

Wondering questions

We believe that all people should be treated fairly and kindly. I wonder, have you ever visited or dreamed about visiting a foreign country? How would you want to be treated? Do … read more.

Lesson 2: We care for each other

Principle #2

We affirm justice, equity and compassion in human relations

Justice, equity, and compassion in human relations points us toward something beyond inherent worth and dignity. It points us to the larger community. It gets at collective responsibility. It reminds us that treating people as … read more.

1. Each Person Is Important

Pick a story to watch. Read the wondering questions below the video to guide your family discussion. Remember, when we wonder, we’re sharing what we think, feel, or know about the story. There isn’t one right or wrong answer. Let’s listen in our hearts.

Messiah Among … read more.

Lesson 1. We see each other

Unitarian Universalist congregations together affirm and promote seven Principles. We also share a “living tradition” of wisdom and spirituality, drawn from many sources. The seven Principles and six Sources of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) grew out of the grassroots of our communities, were affirmed … read more.

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By using WordPress, people with basic computing skills are able to log into the site … read more.