Finding Resilience for Times Like These

As people of faith, we must confront hatred, bigotry, and white nationalism as part of a long-term sustanined movement – not an every-now-and-again thing. Where can we find strength for ongoing resistance? And how can we remain resilient in the face of such renewed racism and systemic injustice?

For Further Reading — From Rev. Karen Lee Scrivo

Takiyah Amin, Robin Bartlett, Ranwa Hammany, Paul Rasor, Marilyn Sewell, Pamela Wat, Christopher Walton, Kenney Wiley, “Do You Have to be an Activist to be a Unitarian Universalist,” UU World, Winter 2017 ( 

Frederick-Gray, Susan, “The Practice of Faith,” UU World, Winter 2017 (

Lappé, Frances Moore and Eichen, Adam, Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, meaning and Connection for the America We Want, Beacon Press, Boston, 2017.

Lipsky, Laura van Dernoot, Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, San Francisco, 2009

Palmer, Parker, Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, 2014.