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contributed by Sigrid Van Eepoel, a Christian UU from Belgium, member of the Brussels UU Fellowship since 2005
When I first joined an ICUU conference in the Netherlands about a decade ago, I had fairly recently discovered UU and had been attending the Brussels Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s … read more.
An email found its way to my inbox this March 28th, my sixty-sixth birthday morning, from Gevene, asking whether I would like to contribute anything to the Unifier, “Not necessarily about your grandson” she says. Since I got this grandson, five years ago, other subjects … read more.
Photo: Martin Schmitt
Two global communities with closely related values
By Marcos Cramer
Having discovered Unitarian Universalism less than five years ago, I now feel at home in this liberal religious community. One of the reasons for this feeling is that as a UU I am part of … read more.
by Karin Cudd
Despite being a lifelong UU, I only learned when I moved to Europe that the roots of Unitarianism are found in Transylvania. I was intrigued when I heard about the pilgrimages organized by the UU Partner Church Council. I went on a 2-week … read more.
A Book Review by Vernon Chandler
Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life
John Wiley & Sons, 198 pp.
This past year I facilitated a monthly “Interfaith Contemplative Spirituality Study Group” at the local U.S. Army chapel located near Ansbach, Germany. Richard … read more.
Contributed by Bruce and Rachael Epstein
It is often said that moving to an unfamiliar place is one of the most stressful events in life. Our recent experience would bear out such an assessment! Moving from a highly-livable region in a human-centered country (France) to a … read more.
Some Background on the ICUU Proposal
John Eichrodt has long believed an At-large chapter of the ICUU would help to light individual UU candles in countries where we have not yet had an impact. He was encouraged at the ICUU meeting in Kathmandu to come forward … read more.
Contributed by Caitlin McGinn
Wandering Wonderingly is Caitlin McGinn’s blog about her experiences living and traveling in Europe. She published this post a year ago, in September 2017.
The UU first principle is dear to my heart, it is one of the reasons I joined UU. I … read more.
Letter from Dallis contributed by Dallis Radamaker
Recently the 20th anniversary of the release of “The Big Lebowski” was celebrated. In honor of this important milestone in world history, cinema owners across Holland, where I live, declared May 14, 2018 “Dude Day” and arranged special one-time showings … read more.
EUU member Dallis Radamaker has a grandson named Finnley. Dallis read aloud some stories about his adventures with Finnley at our retreat in Dijon in April 2018, and we enjoyed them so much that we have asked him, and he has promised, to provide more. … read more.