Workshop 8: Wings Set Me Free: Hopes, Dreams, and Expanding Vision Part of Spirit of Life In This Section Introduction From Spirit of Life We covenant to affirm and promote a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. The living tradition we share draws from...... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Spirit of Life Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Untried Wings 5 Activity 2: Unfurling Your Wings 20 Activity 3: Sharing in Triads 30... Spiritual Preparation From Spirit of Life Reflection. You may wish to set aside some time to reflect on your own "untried wings" and the directions in which your "wings" might unfurl. Either... Welcoming and Entering From Spirit of Life Materials for Activity Nametags and bold markers Sign-in sheet and pen or pencil Optional: Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: Computer, digital... Opening From Spirit of Life Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice, candle and lighter or LED... Activity 1: Untried Wings From Spirit of Life Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Copy of the story, "Untried Wings" Optional: Cordless microphone Preparation for Activity Review the story. Activity 2: Unfurling Your Wings From Spirit of Life Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 2, Wings Unfurling - Hope, Dreams, and Potentials Pens and pencils Bell Clock, watch, or timer... Activity 3: Sharing in Triads From Spirit of Life Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Bell Clock, watch, or timer that shows seconds Preparation for Activity Think in advance about how to f... Activity 4: Writing and Sharing Affirmations From Spirit of Life Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 3, Creating an Affirmation Pencils or pens Preparation for Activity Copy Handout 3 for all... Closing From Spirit of Life Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle or LED... Leader Reflection and Planning From Spirit of Life After the workshop, co-facilitators should make a time to get together to evaluate this workshop and plan future workshops. Use these questions to guide... Faith In Action: Helping Young People Unfurl Their Wings From Spirit of Life Description of Activity Are the youth or children of your congregation working on a service project or another expression of faith in action?... Alternate Activity 1: Song of the Open Road From Spirit of Life Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Singing the Living Tradition Newsprint, markers, and tape... Taking It Home From Spirit of Life We covenant to affirm and promote a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. The living tradition we share draws from...... Untried Wings Elizabeth Tarbox From Spirit of Life Reprinted from Life Tides by permission of Sarah Tarbox. Copyright (C) 1993. Published by Skinner House Books, an imprint of the Unitarian Universalist... Handout 1: Wings Set Me Free From Spirit of Life UNISON CHALICE LIGHTING We light this chalice in celebration of our Unitarian Universalist affirmation of ongoing learning and new understanding.... Handout 2: Wings Unfurling - Hope, Dreams, and Potentials From Spirit of Life If you could reach your full potential as a spiritual person, what would you be like? How would your life be different from what it is today?... Handout 3: Creating an Affirmation From Spirit of Life Create an affirmation for the person to whom you were the listener. The affirmation should be two minutes or less in length. You can begin by naming the... Find Out More From Spirit of Life Breaking Free: Women of Spirit at Midlife and Beyond is a series of essays by women writers, compiled by Unitarian Universalist minister Marilyn Sewell. PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Spirit of Life NEXT: Introduction Download all of Spirit of Life (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.