Workshop 8: Life Practices

Workshop 8: Life Practices
Workshop 8: Life Practices

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  • "Tell me, why do we require a trip to Mount Everest in order to be able to perceive one moment of reality? I mean ... is Mount Everest more...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: Sharing Names 5 Activity 2: The Story of the Wise Fool 10 Activity 3: Three...
  • Leaders are encouraged to prepare for the workshop not only by gathering supplies and reviewing the workshop's activities, but also by...
  • Materials for Activity Sign-in sheet (see Preparation) Pen or pencil Name tags Bold markers Copies of Spirit in Practice Series Schedule (...
  • Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle Matches or lighter Copies of...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Microphone (preferably cordless) Preparation for Activity Be sure that participants have made name tags...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Story 1: The Wise Fool (one copy for leader, plus several copies for participants who may wish to read...
  • Materials for Activity At least one copy of Handout 1: Sacred Rest At least one copy of Handout 2: Spirituality and Money At least one copy...
  • Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle Chalice extinguisher Copies...
  • After the workshop, co-leaders should make a time to get together to evaluate this workshop and plan future workshops. Use these questions...
  • Materials for Activity Questions listed on newsprint or a digital slide (see Preparation) Clock, watch, or timer Bell Optional: Microphone...
  • Materials for Activity Three copies of Handout 1: Sacred Rest Three copies of Handout 2: Spirituality and Money Three copies of Handout 3:...
  • The following tips can help you develop spiritual awareness in the everyday. Celebrate what you're already doing. Look for something you're...
  • Once the great Sufi holy man and wise fool Nasreddin Hodja was walking down the street when a group of women came running up to him...
  • Nearly every religious tradition encourages taking times of pure rest. In the Jewish tradition this is called “Sabbath,” a complete break...
  • People often think that money and spirituality are unrelated or even contradictory. We recall the sayings “Money is the root of all evil”...
  • When people hear the word “communion,” they usually think of the Christian service of sharing bread and wine (or grape juice) in...
  • Alexander, Scott W., ed. Everyday Spiritual Practice: Simple Pathways for Enriching Your Life . Skinner House Books, 1999. Bass, Dorothy C...

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