Often a child’s first word is NO. But it’s not often encouraged. How we understand, say, and respond to “No” can shape who we are at all levels. What’s the connection between saying “No” and the capacity for “Yes”? What’s the role of the community in making space for “No”?
Karen Van Fossan graduated from United Theological Seminar of the Twin Cities in 2015, and has been serving as minister for the Bismarck Mandan UU congregation for over a year. She is a foster mom, pastoral counselor, and advocate for children and their families.
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