Workshop 10: Love Part of Principled Commitment In This Section Introduction From Principled Commitment Love is an action, never simply a feeling. — bell hooks (sic), contemporary author, professor, and activist Quote from hooks's book All About Love. Her... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Principled Commitment Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 10 Activity 1: Check-in 10 Activity 2: How Do I Know I Am Loved?... Spiritual Preparation From Principled Commitment Take some time to complete and reflect upon Activity 4, Tender Points, on your own. If you are going to lead Alternate Activity 2, Personal Mini-Altars,... Welcoming and Entering From Principled Commitment Materials for Activity Name tags Markers Sign-in sheet Pen or pencil An agenda of this workshop's activities on newsprint or a digital slide (see... Opening From Principled Commitment Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle Matches or ligh... Activity 1: Check-in From Principled Commitment Activity time: 10 minutes Description of Activity Invite participants to take turns briefly sharing insights they have had since the previous workshop o... Activity 2: How Do I Know I Am Loved? From Principled Commitment Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint Easel Markers Low-stick masking tape Clock, watch, or timer Bell or chime Copies of Handout 1... Activity 3: The Many Facets Of Love From Principled Commitment Activity time: 35 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint sheet with triangle diagram (see Preparation) Newsprint sheet with list of questions (see... Activity 4: Tender Points From Principled Commitment Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 3: Tender Points (one per participant) Leader Resource 2: Tender Points Guidelines... Closing From Principled Commitment Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of customized Taking It Home handout (see Preparation) Preparation for Activity Review the Takin... Leader Reflection and Planning From Principled Commitment With your co-leader, take some time after the workshop to evaluate the session and plan for the final session.... Alternate Activity 1: Faith In Action - Articulating Our Uu Faith From Principled Commitment Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 4: Who Are Unitarian Universalists?... Alternate Activity 2: Personal Mini-altars From Principled Commitment Activity time: 45 minutes Materials for Activity Metal mint tins with hinged tops (one per participant) A variety of materials to cover and decorate the... Taking It Home From Principled Commitment Affection Connection — Love Extend your exploration of love by trying this activity on your own. For Couples: Couple Covenant Take some time together to... Handout 1: Saying 'I Love You' without the Usual Words From Principled Commitment Bring home a small gift for your partner, for no reason at all. Plan a surprise weekend away.... Handout 2: The Triangular Theory Of Love From Principled Commitment In his essay "Triangulating Love," Robert J. Sternberg, professor of psychology at Tufts University, describes love in a way that may be particularly... Handout 3: Tender Points From Principled Commitment Handout 4: Who Are Unitarian Universalists From Principled Commitment Describe Unitarian Universalism by filling in your group's responses to the questions below. Who are Unitarian Universalists? What are our strengths?... Leader Resource 1: Order Of Service - Love From Principled Commitment Follow this Order of Service as you lead the opening of Workshop 10, Love. Welcome Chalice Lighting Principles Guided Meditation Reading Welcome Welcome... Leader Resource 2: Tender Points Guidelines From Principled Commitment Copy these points onto a newsprint page for use during Activity 4, Tender Points.... Leader Resource 3: Personal Altar Questions From Principled Commitment Copy these questions onto a newsprint sheet for use during Alternate Activity 2, Personal Mini-Altars. Who am I? What are my strengths? What are my roles? Find Out More From Principled Commitment hooks, bell [sic]. All About Love: New Visions. Harper, 2001. Sternberg, Robert J. C… Arrow: The Course of Love through Time.... PREVIOUS: Leader Resource 3: A Model for Managing Change UP: Principled Commitment NEXT: Introduction Download all of Principled Commitment (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.