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Workshop 12: Spiritual Practices in a Material World

Workshop 12: Spiritual Practices in a Material World
Workshop 12: Spiritual Practices in a Material World

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  • I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself. — Aldous Huxley, British author...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 15 Activity 1: Taking Stock of the Journey 15 Activity 2: Creating and Sharing Credos 35 Activity 3: Moving from...
  • Reflect on your experience leading the Wi$dom Path program. Consider: What were the most challenging parts for you to facilitate? Why? What...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or an LED/battery-operated candle A chime or a small bell Optional: Talking stick (or...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Guided Reflection and Meditation A small chime or bell Preparation for Activity Review Leader...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Four Credo Perspectives Paper and pens A small chime or bell Preparation for Activity Read Handout 1,...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Sticky dots Preparation for Activity Label two or three sheets of newsprint "From Credo...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Handout 2, Meditation on Love Taking It Home handout...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Description of Activity Form an accountability group for support and encouragement with...
  • Make time for individual reflection and discussion with your co-facilitator after the conclusion of the workshop. You may also wish to...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 3, Sample Order of Service Newsprint, markers, and tape Worship arts resources such as Singing the Living...
  • I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself. — Aldous Huxley, British author...
  • Credo. noun (pl. credos) a statement of the beliefs or aims that guide someone's actions… — New Oxford American Dictionary (3rd edition) A...
  • Reprinted from Teachings on Love, revised edition, by Thich Nhat Hanh (Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press, 1998). Used with permission of...
  • Prelude Choose your favorite money-themed song. Workshop 1, Opening, has suggestions. Call to Worship What calls us together in worship and...
  • Ask these questions slowly, allowing time for reflection after each set of questions: Consider your money story and the wisdom you have...
  • A book to help in the spiritual practice of meditation or prayer for money health for you, those you love, and the world: Thich Nhat Hanh,...

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