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.