“Tell Me a Story: Nurturing our Lives through Narratives”
Storytelling has been a hallmark of human civilization since our species learned to communicate. For children in particular, stories help make sense of an often-chaotic present, the fading past, and the indeterminate future. Ethical messages are often best translated through story. What children’s stories helped shape your life, your sense of self, and your conception of right and wrong?
Hugh Taft-Morales joined the Baltimore Ethical Society as its professional leader in 2010, the same year he was certified by the American Ethical Union as an Ethical Culture Leader. He also serves as Leader of the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia. His presence in Ethical Culture has been termed “invigorating.” Taft-Morales lives in Takoma Park, Maryland, with his wife Maureen, a Latin American Analyst with the Congressional Research Service, with whom he has three beloved children, Sean, Maya, and Justin.