Find Out More, Workshop 5: Hope
In "A Place of Wholeness," a Tapestry of Faith program
Henry, Richard. Norbert Fabian Capek: A Spiritual Journey. Boston: Skinner House, 1999.
Loeb, Paul Rogat. Soul of a Citizen: Living With Conviction in a Cynical Time (New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1998) and The Impossible Will Take a Little While: A Citizen's Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear (New York: Basic Books, 2004) These books present a spiritual approach to activism and hope for a better world. The second is a collection of essays, poems, and stories from a variety of political leaders, activists, and writers.
- The UUA Office of International Resources has a webpage of Sixth Principle Resources for UU Congregations: The Flower Communion. The page includes a guide for planning Flower Communion services by Reginald Zottoli, which a source of material for Activity 2, Story — The Flower Festival.
- Spirituality & Practice: Resources for Spiritual Journeys offers a wealth of resources for Hope as a spiritual practice. Here you can find lists of books, films, music, and art, as well as blessings and prayers, quotations, spiritual practices, journal prompts, discussion questions, and group project ideas.
Try a couple of hopeful movies. Consider Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), A Raisin in the Sun (1961), a movie based upon Lorraine Hansberry's play, or Slumdog Millionaire (2008).
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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