We light our chalice for justice, equity and compassion in human relations.
May the light we now kindle inspire us to use our powers; To heal and not to harm, to help and not to hinder, to bless and not to curse. Jewish Proverb, adapted
Story: The Stone on the Mantel by Colleen M. McDonald from What If Nobody Forgave and Other Stories

Book: Horton Hears A Who! by Dr. Seuss

DVDs: • Praying with Lior*

• The Cats of Mirikitani*
• The Secret Life of Words*

Give gifts in honor of those in your community who are less fortunate Examples: - serve a meal in a soup kitchen or sign up to be part of the 5th Tuesday meal at the Methodist church - donate new or gently used clothes to a worthy organization - bake cookies and share some with an elderly neighbor or someone who lives alone - make a personal/family pledge to buy local and/or fairly traded gifts (clothing, coffee, etc.) in the coming year

DVD suggestions from *Sharon BarlowPalm