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Taking It Home, Workshop 4: Turning Points And Moments Of Grace

In "Harvest the Power," a Tapestry of Faith program

For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known. — Christian scripture, I Corinthians 13:12

Take your timeline home to share with family members or friends. Invite others to identify their own turning points or moments of grace. Find a way to celebrate how those moments have helped make you the person you are.

Consider with others how leaders might work to ensure the congregation asks "Are we doing right things?" along with "Are we doing things right?" Entrust a volunteer or two from your group to write a newsletter piece explaining turning points and moments of grace. Create a forum for others to respond with their own turning point stories.

Find Out More

You may wish to add resources that informed this workshop to your congregation's leadership library:

Beldon, Kenneth, editor, Wrestling with Adulthood: Unitarian Universalist Men Talk About Growing Up ( Boston , Skinner House Books, 2008)

Heifetz, Ronald A., Leadership Without Easy Answers (Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1994)

Hochswender, Woody, Greg Martin and Ted Morino, The Buddha in Your Mirror: Practical Buddhism and the Search for Self (Middleway Press, 2001)

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Last updated on Saturday, October 29, 2011.

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