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Be Spiritual – Episode 23

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My guest for Episode 23 is Roger Comstock, a longtime Unitarian Universalist who joined the UU church in Atlanta in 1963. In addition to sitting in the pews, Roger has served as the executive for four of the Unitarian Universalist Association’s districts, with the distinction of being the first lay-person appointed to that role. He […]

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Be Spiritual – Episode 19

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This episode, Kim Steele joins me for a conversation about her spiritual journey, one that reflects several themes worth contemplating and incorporating into our own spiritual practices: Welcoming the stranger Working for justice, equity, and compassion (one of our UU principles) for those who seem different — whether by race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, ability, or … […]

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Why Join a UU Church?

After opting out of church and religion, Jane Roper and her husband have opted back in, joining a UU congregation. She tells why in this essay, recently published in Salon. Jane’s experience mirrors the stories of many who come to our UU churches. If you’ve been listening to this podcast, you’ve heard this theme in […]

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Be Spiritual – Episode 12

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If you want to understand the essence of Unitarian Universalism, spend a half-hour listening to this episode. You’ll hear voices from previous conversations, distilled to the core of our spirituality as a faith community. I find this episode quite moving and hope you, too, will find it meaningful. If you’re new to Unitarian Universalism and […]

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Be Spiritual – Episode 11

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In this episode, I talk with a dear friend, Patricia Rose. Patricia is a long-time member of the First Unitarian Church of Dallas, which is where we met when I lived in Dallas. Patricia’s spirituality is an eclectic blending of themes: her Jewish roots, the Latin Mass, Buddhism, and activism — all tied together by […]

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Be Spiritual – Episode 10

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In this episode, I talk with Sue Chadwick, who came to the UU church to give her children an identity and stayed for the community. Sue’s spirituality is grounded in nature and fun. The latter becomes obvious listening to her wicked sense of humor (wicked as in the New England usage). Her hope for her […]

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