Tapestry of Faith: Resistance and Transformation: An Adult Program on Unitarian Universalist Social Justice History

Spiritual Preparation

Read Handout 1, Parallel, Prophetic, and Institutional Voices. Reflect on the three strategies in your own life. Have you experienced these different ways of approaching justice issues? Do you tend toward one strategy over another? Why? How do you feel about the different approaches? Often we have very strong opinions about the "right" way to do things, and this can lead us to believe our way is the only way or the correct way. As you prepare to lead the workshop, consider how you will respond when participants value one approach over another. Before you lead the workshop, take time to complete this sentence: "At the end of this workshop, I hope the participants leave feeling... "