One can get a lot of hits to their website by talking about the death of religion. “People aren’t going to church!” “Paganism is on the rise!” People are writing all the time about how people have given up on religion, but they aren’t writing enough about how young adults are still just as spiritual […]
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One thing that separates the Baptists from the Lutherans and Presbyterians (and there are a few) is that Baptists don’t believe you can be baptized until you are old enough to understand what the intent of the ceremony is; you cannot enter into the covenant unless you do so with informed consent. And, despite the […]
I’ve seen a lot of new posts here at the end/start of the year about religion in America. People aren’t going to church. “Paganism” is on the rise. I’ve seen the word “cafeteria” more than a few times already. It seems that we do this every year, but this year has a different feel. I’ve […]
It is not true that one can believe anything as a Unitarian Universalist. We agree to a responsible search for truth and meaning, and we agree to do so along side others who have committed to the same.
Well! That’s over? Right? Well, no.I wish it were that simple. Nothing that Happened in 2020 was the fault of the math or the number by which the year was known. All the evil that bubbled up in 2020 had been simmering for some time before it boiled over. Some of it has been baked […]
Election day is not the process of democracy, but the final expression of the process. The process takes years to reach the election stage, and never truly ends.
Evolution is a linear march towards a singe perfection; it is a process by which things that work survive to be passed on. Ideas evolve much the same way.
Hi there. My name is Thomas Earthman and I run the I Am UU Facebook page, Twitter account, and this website. I make a small amount of money doing so, though a lot of what is raised goes into software fees, hosting costs, and other business expenses for the project. I never wanted to be […]
Unitarian Universalism rejects the very idea that any person has ever been perfect or could ever present flawless wisdom to the rest of us. We also need to remember that we can learn a great deal from many of the people we largely disagree with.
Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote those words, and they still ring true today; being enthusiastic about what’s in front of you makes it easier to set your mind to doing it — to doing it well and thoroughly. It seems that the human mind wants to […]