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Special Holiday Resources:
Martin Luther King Jr. so eloquently shared that “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.“
As our nation honors Martin Luther King Jr. this month, we wanted to share a few resources with our community that can foster continued understanding, growth, and hearts pointed to Jesus as we navigate the social injustices across our nation together.
Little Lights Urban Ministries in Washington, D.C. is a ministry committed to providing sanctuaries of encouragement, hope, and practical assistance to at-risk children, youth, and families in southeast Washington, DC. Little Lights Founder, Steve Park, has a heart for bridging racial divides in the D.C. community and started leading group cohorts on race and reconciliation several years ago. With the social unrest in 2019 Steve expanded the class virtually to allow individuals across the nation to participate.
The Race Literacy 101 class is an 11-week study and discussion group that meets weekly to learn and discuss authentically and thoughtfully on the issue of race and racism in an honest yet grace-filled environment. The next cohort begins the week of January 13th!
Be the Bridge: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliation by Latasha Morrison
Strength to Love by Martin Luther King Jr.
Resources to READ:
The Daniels Sisters series follows the lives of the Pitts girls who grieve the loss of their mom and move to a new state with their dad, a pastor. In faith and with a new family structure, they begin a new life. Overnight their lives completely changed, but one thing stayed the same — God’s sovereign, guiding hand.
This series is an engaging read for girls ages 8-12, and is part of the Accelerated Reader (AR) program. It also teaches tweens about overcoming obstacles, developing patience and the importance of kindness!
We are so excited to share this tangible way to minister to your daughter’s heart by giving a note of love and encouragement to her. This simple act of love can have a big impact on your daughter’s heart! NOTEworthy Kids—50 Encouraging Notes Every Child Needs to Receive – Christian Parenting.
If you haven’t subscribed to the For Girls Like You Magazine, now is a great time! CG Co-Founder, Terra Mattson’s, youngest daughter Neveah, will be featured in the January/February edition. The For Girls Like You magazine is offering 20% off to our CG Community, with the code COURAGEOUS20. Get a subscription for your daughter here www.forgirlslikeyou.com/subscriptions.
Amazing journal idea! These can be used as part of the CG Curriculum or for any mama & child relationship.
A few great blog articles that we wanted to share with you:
Resources to LISTEN TO:
Powerful song of lament by The Porter’s Gate – “Wake Up Jesus”
Resources to WATCH:
1:00 – 1:30pm (PST)
Join Terra and her daughter Adonia on the My Courageous Girls Facebook page for our first 2021 FB Live session: “Healthy Relationships”
Just Mercy is a bestselling book by Bryan Stevenson that has been adapted into a feature film. It is a story of justice and redemption. A powerful true story about the Equal Justice Initiative, the people we represent, and the importance of confronting injustice.
Courageous Book Study
This 5-week online study begins February 3rd and is led by author and CG co-founder, Terra Mattson. Join Terra for this encouraging study and get registered by January 31st. You won’t want to miss it!