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By Beth O’Connell
IWC vice president and UUFP member
As a global organization focused on empowering women and girls, the International Convocation of Unitarian Universalist Women, or IWC, became aware of the unique challenges facing women in this COVID-19 pandemic.
The impact of the health … read more.
by Lyn Shepard
My input on this issue does not touch the planning or financing of retreats. I’m only qualified to discuss the ZOOM experience I’ve shared with what John Hertz refers to as “a changing cast” of talking heads at the 9:30-10:30 EUU “drop-in” event … read more.
by Sheryl Abrahams, June 10, 2020
Sheryl is a former member of the EUU fellowship in Brussels.
In May 1966, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King delivered the Ware Lecture at the General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). His title … read more.
By Patricia Biondo
Interesting that Corona has come up during Lent, the traditional time to give up luxuries, to go on retreat and to reflect upon our lives. When Corona confronts us with possible loss, can we become more aware of what we love and what we … read more.
By Floyd Vernon Chandler
Mickey was like a beloved son and I experienced him as my best friend. I’ve loved all my animal companions, but Mickey was special. It is difficult to put into words the mysterious bonds that are sometimes found between humans and animals. … read more.
By Beth O’Connell
“Life for women in Bolivia is difficult. ‘Machismo’ culture is deeply entrenched. Sexism, misogyny, and violence are everyday occurrences. Many women are economically inactive and have limited job opportunities.”
So explains Calixta Choque Churata, leader of a project in Bolivia for women which is … read more.
The answer waivers in the air.
There but not.
and everything is everything
Awash with the joy
of everything and nothing,
through the chatter
between truths and lies and
I say embrace the unknown and … read more.
ICUU Council Meeting 2016, Mennorode, Netherlands
by Eva Kortekaas
Since I went to my first ICUU conference in 2016, I have had the chance to get to know some of the international community of Unitarians, Unitarian Universalists and other liberal religious groups outside of EUU. One of … read more.
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.