Tapestry of Faith: The Wi$dom Path: An Adult Program on Money, Spirit, and Life

Activity 4: Journaling

Part of The Wi$dom Path

Activity time: 10 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Paper and pens, colored pencils, and markers
  • Newsprint, markers, and tape

Preparation for Activity

  • Arrange tables and chairs so participants will have comfortable spaces to write or draw.
  • Write the following questions on newsprint, and post:
    • What parts of this workshop resonated most deeply with you. Why?
    • Are there ways you can be more deliberate in your spending?
    • What spending habits are you willing to change and who will that change affect?
    • What support do you need to make the changes you would like to make? How can the congregation help?

Description of Activity

Invite participants to record thoughts and reflections on the workshop activities, responding to one or more of the posted questions. Invite them to save their reflections from this and other journaling exercises in the next few workshops. They may wish to use their notes when they create a financial credo in Workshop 12.