Spiritual Preparation, Session 14: Enough Stuff
In "World of Wonder," a Tapestry of Faith program
Find a place where you can be quiet with your thoughts. Close your eyes and breathe deeply for several minutes, perhaps repeating a word or phrase to separate yourself from the activities of the day. Take a few minutes to ponder what it would mean in your life to live with simple abundance.
Consider this session's opening quote:
People overestimate the pleasure they'll get from having more stuff. This does not apply to new rose bushes, crayons, or yarn stashes. — Dr. Sun Wolf
What would your three exceptions be?
Ask yourself these questions:
- Do you have "enough stuff?"
- Are there any items you genuinely need which you do not have?
- Do you practice the 5 Rs—Refuse/Reduce/Reuses/Recycle/Rot? How might you practice them more, or begin to practice them?
Allow your own sense of reverence, wonder, and awe to be present as you lead this session.
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Last updated on Friday, May 17, 2013.
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