Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden

The affirmation of one's essential being in spite of desires and anxieties creates joy.

Joy is the emotional expression of the courageous Yes to one's own true being.

-Paul Tillich, The Courage to Be

Module Four: Encountering the Other

In preparation for this week's discussion, please read Chapter 4 of Rooted in Grace, "Encountering the Other," and watch "What Needs to Die" below.

After you have completed the above, choose one of the the following: