Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Spirit of Life: An Adult Program on Unitarian Universalist Spirituality

Alternate Activity 1: Care and Compassion

Part of Spirit of Life

Activity time: 10 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Optional: Newsprint, and markers, and tape
  • Optional: Cordless microphone

Preparation for Activity

  • Optional: Write the two questions for reflection on newsprint, and post.

Description of Activity

Explain that the topic for this activity is care and compassion. Invite participants to take some deep breaths and seek inside themselves their truest answers to these questions:

  • What calls out for your care and compassion?
  • Where do you see pain, suffering, hurting, or injustice?

Repeat the questions. Invite people to call out some of their answers. Take a few minutes to hear some responses. Be sure to thank each participant for his/her response.