Date(s) - 02/17/2016
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Embracing the Inherent WORTH and Dignity of EVERY BODY:
A Practice of Compassion and Acceptance
Facilitator: Alana Franklin
Come engage in an intentional dialogue exploring the connection between developing a practice of self-compassion and self-acceptance of our own physical bodies and how that practice increases our capacity for compassion and acceptance of others’ physical bodies. Our dialogue will be ground by the first Unitarian Universalist Principle which asserts the inherent worth and dignity of every person and calls on us to hold ourselves and others in reverence.
This interpretation of the first Unitarian Universalist principle from Rev. Dr. Rebecca Ann Parker illustrates the aspects of that principle that we will be exploring:
“We believe that all the dimensions of our being carry the potential to do good. We celebrate the gifts of being human…We cherish our bodies as well as our souls. We use our gifts to offer love, to work for justice, to heal injury, and to create pleasure for ourselves and others.”