Six Sources for Wisdom

This week I have introduced you to the vision of the Unitarian Universalists. I would like to end with their six sources.

  1. Direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, affirmed in all cultures, which moves us to a renewal of the spirit and an openness to the forces which create and uphold life;
  2. Words and deeds of prophetic people which challenge us to confront powers and structures of evil with justice, compassion, and the transforming power of love;
  3. Wisdom from the world’s religions which inspires us in our ethical and spiritual life;
  4. Jewish and Christian teachings which call us to respond to God’s love by loving our neighbors as ourselves;
  5. Humanist teachings which counsel us to heed the guidance of reason and the results of science, and warn us against idolatries of the mind and spirit;
  6. Spiritual teachings of Earth-centered traditions which celebrate the sacred circle of life and instruct us to live in harmony with the rhythms of nature. – Bylaws and Rules

I hope that you have been informed and inspired. If you are looking for a church that is inclusive, you will find no better home than a Unitarian Universalist congregation.

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Jay N. Forrest

Zen Humanist Teacher.