Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Love Surrounds Us: A Program on the UU Principles and Beloved Community for Grades K-1

Spiritual Preparation

President Barack Obama, accepting a Nobel Prize for Peace in 2009 said "true peace is not just freedom from war, but freedom from want." Think about what this means in helping create true peace in the world. Sit and breathe deeply as you hold an empty bowl. Close your eyes and visualize what you truly need to fill the bowl. Open your eyes. How did you imagine what you really need? Was it easy or hard to think of your needs? Close your eyes again and visualize what you need to give. Imagine passing the bowl to others. What is in the bowl that you have to give?