In "Sing to the Power," a Tapestry of Faith program
Read or tell the story to the group.
After the story, invite the group to be silent for a moment to think about the story.
Then, ask participants to recap the story in their own words. What they recall indicates what they found most meaningful or memorable. You might say:
We just heard a creation story, one of many from Australian Aboriginal cultures in different parts of the continent. Of course, other cultures and other religions have creation stories, too. You may have heard the creation story from the Hebrew Bible of how God created people by breathing life into the nostrils of a person shaped out of dirt. Both these stories share a sense that people are directly connected to the land, that we are grounded in the earth we came from.
Lead a discussion using these questions:
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