Suzi Curran

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Out With The Old, In With The New

Happy New Year from the UUA! As the clock ticked down on truly momentous year for Unitarian Universalism, I reflected on all the amazing work being done in our religious movement and beyond—much of which I have shared on this blog. I started this blog more than fourteen months ago as a vehicle to share …

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Gratitude

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. I cherish it because it centers on a fundamental religious sentiment: gratitude. Gratitude is at the core of any mature spirituality. Another reason I have always loved Thanksgiving is that it always involves sharing with people we love. Thanksgiving is about relationships that shape and support us. I …

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Be Not Afraid

The Huffington Post published a blog post I wrote on this election season. In it, I talk about the fear that lies at the heart of the deep political polarization we saw during these elections and how, as people of faith, we must show another way. Read the full post here.

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UU-UNO: Voice of Our Values

When I think of the great issues that will shape our collective future, I realize that virtually all of these issues are international in scope. The overwhelming issue of sustainability—an issue which includes global warming, environmental justice and global inequality—is obviously an international issue. While we often think of America’s controversy over immigration as a …

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Wealth and the 47%

As I write this there is a lot of commentary flying around in places like the New York Times and Washington Post about a video in which Mitt Romney makes disparaging remarks about 47 percent of Americans. In case you have missed it, someone secretly took a video of Romney at a private fund raising …

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