Human Community and Human Condition
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Pets and Domestic Animals
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

Our Roots & Shoots name is the "Hero's Journey Club." The children of F.U.S.H. meet on Sunday morning during service. We have a weekly discussion and carry out meaningful projects, but lately, we feel we want to do more! So we decided to meet on Thursday afternoons and get out into the community. We began this club to have a positive influence in our community in harmony with the Unitarian Universalist principles....read more

How are you going to do it?

We began by mapping our community and discussing perceived problems within our community. We discovered that there are a lot of resources to connect humans to other humans and even humans to the environment, but not a whole lot to connect humans with other species of animals. In our weekly meetings, we often meditate on our feelings to cultivation compassion within and empathy for others. Almost every week we hear from each other how animals bring us such joy. When mapping we saw that a lot of a...read more