Workshop 6: Hindsight, Humor, and Hope

Workshop 6: Hindsight, Humor, and Hope
Workshop 6: Hindsight, Humor, and Hope

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  • Workshop 6 applauds the group of wise elders who have shared Hindsight, Humor, and Hope. Participants are honored for their hard work...
  • Activity Minutes Lunch and Opening 35 Activity 1: Stretching 5 Activity 2: Guided Visualization 10 Activity 3: Honoring Inner Strength 25...
  • Coffee, tea, and water service items Tissues (for participant use) Chalice, candle, and lighter, or LED battery-operated candle Cloth Chime...
  • Arrange for coffee, tea, and water at the workshop. Arrange for furniture setup: For large group: Place tables in a horseshoe arrangement (...
  • Welcome participants as they arrive and ask them to put on their name tags. If you are having a potluck, invite them to put their dishes on...
  • Introduce the activity, saying: Each day our body, mind, and heart beg for exercise to stay healthy. Together they carry us where needed...
  • Tell participants that you will lead a guided visualization. Invite them do this with eyes open or closed. Say: Sit comfortably with both...
  • Tell participants that you are going to lead a ceremony, and will begin with two quotes from Neil deGrasse Tyson, an astrophysicist and...
  • Say: This moment, and the next, and the next are not repeated and not repeatable “nows” in your life journey. Each one is a particular...
  • Say: Spiritual journaling is a way be conversant with yourself about those things in life that touch you, the things that puzzle you, the...
  • Post the closing words so all can see them. Shuffle and set out Blessing Cards, text side down, and invite each participant to take one and...
  • Material excerpted from the book I WILL NOT DIE AN UNLIVED LIFE © 2000 Dawna Markova, with permission from Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC...
  • This handout was created by Spiritual Directors International and is used with permission. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution...
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