This playful segment of the A People So Bold video is the result of Meg Riley’s invitation to convocation participants to share their metaphors for justice.
Materials and Preparation
- A People So Bold DVD
- DVD player, TV/screen, and speakers
- Chalice, candle, and matches
- Singing the Living Tradition (1)
Time: 30 minutes
A. Chalice Lighting
Welcome participants. Recruit a volunteer to light the chalice.
Offer chalice lighting 447 from Singing the Living Tradition as the volunteer kindles the flame.
Watch the "Metaphors" segment of the DVD (8:32)
C. Sharing Your Metaphors
Invite participants to reflect on, and share, the metaphors that guide their justice work.
Conclude the time of sharing with the bumper-sticker phrase, “Metaphors Be With You!”