Today's 20- and 30-somethings aren't just watching a world around them crying out in great need-they're mobilizing to answer that cry. With lattes in hand, laptops at the ready, updating their Facebook status, and announcing to the Twitterverse qthis is important, q they are looking into the face of soaring injustice, raising awareness, seeking opportunity, and being hope in a struggling world. It's Not All About You is written by a diverse team of writers: Some grew up in church, others have never set foot in a sanctuary. Some have a decade of international professional experience while others are just starting their undergrad degree. They have voluntarily served in the military, in a food co-op, in an inner city clinic. Motivated by deep faith or just simple concern, and living and breathing against the stereotypes of their generation, the young adults who are part of this book- this conversation-are well aware that it's not all about them. It's about all of us, and what we do-already do, can do, should do, must do-to make it a better world. Be inspired to create change. Great for a solo read or with a small reading group, with discussion questions at the end of each essay.The conclusion these influences led me to is simple: Ita#39;s Not All About Me. Incredibly convenient for the purposes of this essay. However, perhaps the great irony here is that, despite the altruistic leaning of this collectiona#39;s title, the focus of thisanbsp;...
|Title||:||It's Not All About You|
|Author||:||Courtney Richards, Julie E. Richardson|
|Publisher||:||Chalice Press - 2012-04-30|