Workshop 8: Sharing New Insights Part of Facing Death with Life In This Section Introduction From Facing Death with Life And so I shall go, in time, as all Go and greet this sustaining earth with gratitude and pray I am worthy and have served Her well. — Melitta Haslund,... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Facing Death with Life Activity Time Opening 5 minutes Activity 1: Field Trip Reflections 35 minutes Activity 2: Sharing Creative Expressions and Process 45 minutes Activity 3... Materials From Facing Death with Life Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Candle, lighter, and holder or LED/battery-operated candle for each participant Newsprint,... Preparation From Facing Death with Life Post Our Covenant from Workshop 1. Customize and make copies of Handouts 1 and 2 for all participants. Write on newsprint and post: What were your... Opening From Facing Death with Life Activity time: 5 minutes Light the chalice and share these words from Rev. Kate Walker: With courage we turn to look, with fear and love pulling us... Activity 1: Field Trip Reflections From Facing Death with Life Activity time: 35 minutes Invite participants to share insights, comments, and observations from your field trip to the funeral home, cemetery, or... Activity 2: Sharing Creative Expressions and Process From Facing Death with Life Activity time: 45 minutes Invite participants, one at a time, to share their creative expressions and the process that led to the work they are sharing. Activity 3: A Good Death? From Facing Death with Life Activity time: 15 minutes Ask, “Is there such a thing as a good death?” Invite a discussion, encouraging participants to share any experiences and... Activity 4: Evaluation From Facing Death with Life Activity time: 10 minutes Distribute Handout 1, Evaluation and invite participants to complete it and turn it in. Closing From Facing Death with Life Activity time: 10 minutes Invite each participant to light a candle and name the fear about death and dying they would like to let go.... Leader Reflection and Planning From Facing Death with Life Make a time for individual reflection and discussion with your co-leader after the conclusion of the workshop.... Handout 1: Evaluation From Facing Death with Life Facing Death with Life What did you like the best about the program? What would you change or improve? What readings or videos offered you new insights? Handout 2: Final Thoughts From Facing Death with Life A Shovel Full of Earth Melitta Haslund, in “A Shovel Full of Earth.” Published in For All That Is Our Life, edited by Helen and Eugene Pickett (Skinner... PREVIOUS: Handout 1: Looking Ahead to Workshop 8 UP: Facing Death with Life NEXT: Introduction Download all of Facing Death with Life (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.