In "Gather the Spirit," a Tapestry of Faith program
Read the meditation. Decide who the two readers will be. If you wish to add the drum, choose another volunteer.
The Meditation for Two Voices and Optional Drum offers prayerful thoughts about rain from children in two parts of the world.
Ask participants to find a comfortable position and either close their eyes or gaze quietly at one thing. Tell the group you will lead a meditation featuring the voices of two children as they lie in bed at night waiting for sleep.
Read the meditation quietly. If you are not using a drum, pause for two or three seconds between the sections. If you are using a drum, play a soft, slow, steady three beats between sections.
Allow a moment of silence at the end of the meditation, then ask participants to open their eyes and re-join the group. Process the meditation using questions like these:
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Last updated on Saturday, December 10, 2011.
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