In this sermon Lee Ellen Knight speaks about anger. Anger is all around us these days—in politics, on social media, in our communities near and far—anger is surging. In Unitarian Universalism, we focus on building Beloved Community, emphasizing compassion, acceptance and love. It’s not like we are somehow immune to the emotion. Indeed, anger about societal injustice has led to major social change.
Some questions we’ll consider:
- Who is allowed to be angry?
- Can anger be part of building Beloved Community?
- How can we respond to anger in ourselves, in each other, and in the community and world around us?
Lee Ellen Knight is a Senior Lecturer in Women’s Studies at Old Dominion University and has been a member of this congregation since 1995. She co-coordinates the Pledge to End Racism workshops, serves on the Racial Justice and Worship Services Committees, teaches in the Childr
Listen to learn how we respond to anger in ourselves, in each other, and in the community and world around us.