A young girl learns to respect diverse traditions.
Vivid woodblock-style images illustrate the story of Mira, a girl with big questions about the nature of truth and the origins of the world. While trying to discover whose version of the origin myth is right, Mira learns to respect and celebrate the beliefs and traditions of others and finds that there is a larger story that encompasses us all. Ages 8 and up.
This article appeared in the Spring 2013 issue of UU World (page 11). Illustration above by Sue Todd; courtesy of Skinner House Books.
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Sonja L. Cohen is deputy managing editor of UU World and a lifelong Unitarian Universalist.
Raising UU interfaith ambassadors
We must help Unitarian Universalist children and youth engage deeply with a variety of faith traditions.
As their spiritual educator, I’m teaching my kids the importance of authenticity.
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