Category: gray

UU Words


Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to focus.


– Alexander Graham Bell, scientist, inventor of the telephone, & Unitarian agnostic

Sources of Wisdom


O Great Spirit, help me always speak the truth quietly, to listen with an open mind when others speak, and to remember the peace that may be found in silence.


– Cherokee Prayer

UU Words


I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.


– Frank Lloyd Wright,
American architect & Unitarian Universalist

Sources of Wisdom


Even when the gates of heaven are shut to prayer, they are open to tears.

-The Talmud (a central text of Rabbinic Judaism)

Sources of Wisdom


Conquer the angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by generosity, and the liar by speaking the truth.

— Buddha, Dhammapada 223

Sources of Wisdom


For you were called to freedom, brothers and sisters; only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for self-indulgence, but love […] For the whole law is summed up in a single commandment, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

– Galatians 5:13-14

UU Words

The birds who go on singing to their mates in peace, war, peace,

The ten-cent crocus bulb blooming in a used-car salesroom,

The horseshoe over the door, the luckpiece in the pocket,

The kiss and the comforting laugh and resolve—

Hope is an echo, … read more.