Join us for Compassion & Justice book discussions

All are welcome to join in this fall’s Compassion & Justice Book Discussion Group at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson. Participants will read a book on a theme that helps to build capacity for compassion, to respond to current justice issues, and to delve into what it means to be human in today’s world. The books are available at the Hudson Public Library on the Book Club bookshelf.

cover_tcitpl_267x360_01On Tuesday, Oct. 18, the group will meet at the church at 7 p.m. to discuss “The Cow in the Parking Lot: A Zen Approach to Overcoming Anger” by Susan Edmiston & Leonord Scheff. Of the book Amazon says, “Using simple Buddhist principles and applying them in a way that is easy for non-Buddhists to understand and put into practice, Scheff and Edmiston have created an interactive book that helps readers change perspective, step by step, so that they can replace the anger in their lives with a newfound happiness.”

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. the group will meet to discuss “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexia. Of this book Amazon says, “Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author’s own experiences, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live.”
The Rev. Alice Anacheka-Nasemann and Elisa Abatsis will lead the talks. For more information, please call 978-562-9180.