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In "Amazing Grace," a Tapestry of Faith program
Say that you are going to share a story from the Ashanti people, who live in Ghana, a country in western Africa. The story shows that UUs are not the only people who believe they can find wisdom in different sources.
Read or tell Story 1, "Anansi and the Pot of Wisdom." Alternately, you might ask for one or more volunteers to read it.
Ask for youth reactions to the story. Use the following questions for further discussion:
Offer language like this if it feels appropriate for your group:
You might say that everybody in the world has big questions. Moreover, everybody in the world has some wisdom, some part of the answer to those questions. When we get together to talk and share our ideas, we are all exploring the great mystery together. We are learning from each other, and through that learning we can help to make the world a better place. That is one reason why we gather with others in our UU faith home.
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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
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