Freedom vs. Obligation

Freedom is a cherished ideal in our country and in our Unitarian Universalist movement. Our fourth principle promotes the free and responsible search for truth and meaning and we can easily see the value in freedom but often look sidelong at the idea of obligation. To whom and what are we obligated in our covenantal communities? […]

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Power and privilege are often associated with their abuses and abusers. However, like any tool, power and privilege can be used for good or evil, to oppress or liberate, harm or heal, destroy or create. Rather than demonizing power itself or drowning in guilt over our privilege, can we learn to use our power and […]

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