Rev. Teri Schwartz January 13, 2018, marks the 450th anniversary of one of the world’s first statements of religious tolerance. In 1568, in the city of Torda, in what is now Romania, Unitarian King John Sigismund proclaimed religious freedom. Centuries of Unitarian faith proclaim there are many ways to be faithful—and free. As UUs, our religious heritage … Continued
Rev. David Schwartz We benefit, directly and personally, from all kinds of systemic injustices which harm others around the world. How will we do the moral calculus of our own complicity?
Rev. Teri Schwartz Women have persevered and forged a new public consciousness and discourse about women’s equality and rights over the last year. From Senator Elizabeth Warren persisting on the Senate floor (#Neverthelessshepersisted), to Representative Maxine Waters reclaiming her time (#Reclaimingmytime) to #MeToo and #Timesup, this has been a landmark year. These movements are another … Continued
Rev. David Schwartz
Rev. Teri Schwartz An African proverb states, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” We often think of perseverance as gritting our teeth and forging a path as rugged individuals. But to persevere for the long haul, we’ve got to go together.
Thom Thomas There is an old Chinese curse: “May you live in interesting times.” How many marches have you attended since last January? How many petitions have you signed? How many phone calls have you made? How can you possibly keep going, and for how long? Haven’t we already fought these battles? How do you find … Continued