A Faith Journey in Six Poems

Southern Oregon UU Partnership Intern Minister Alison shares six poems she has written over the past two decades that trace her journey toward an anti-racist, Earth-centered Unitarian Universalist faith.

My Grandmother’s Hands

We will explore how the body experiences and endures trauma inflicted by the ills that plague society, and learn about healing the generational anguish of white supremacy, deeply embedded in us all. Somatic therapist Resmaa Menakem’s work offers an alternative view of how we can grow beyond our entrenched racialized divide.