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In "Heeding the Call," a Tapestry of Faith program
The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference. — Audre Lorde
In this workshop youth explore the importance of joy, laughter and play in healing and nurturing our world. Joy might seem like an odd quality to link to social justice work. However, if we realize how important it is to have joy in our lives we see that giving joy to others can be a motivating factor in justice work. Participants are introduced to Sarah Foster, a lifelong Unitarian Universalist who is also a professional clown. She has traveled to meet and greet the children of Haiti, Swaziland, and South Africa as an ambassador of joy, laughter and play. Through this workshop, youth will not only understand the necessity of joy and laughter, but increase their capacity to share joy with others.
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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