Unitarian Universalist perspectives on God tagged posts

God Is (Fill in the Blank…)

My most recent post on excerpts from the book, “The Best Things Ever Said About God,” reminded me, as I mulled subsequent comments and conversations about it over the past several days, of a little exercise we did at the semi-annual retreat of my church’s Worship Associates a few months ago. Our minister gave us five minutes to mull over this fill-in-the-blank sentence: “God is…”, and then another five minutes to write down our thoughts.

It was brief, it was largely off the top of our heads, and it was from a group of Unitarian Universalists, who have established a rather well-deserved reputation, it would seem, for their free-thinking conceptions of the divine. The result was a quite lovely and varied set of 15 brief reflections that seem worthy of sharing and pondering, particularly as a natural follow-up to the post earlier this week.

They were also anonymous, which I found added to my own abili...

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