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Session 6: Keep Learning

Session 6: Keep Learning
Session 6: Keep Learning

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  • Life becomes religious whenever we make it so: when some new light is seen, when some deeper appreciation is felt, when some larger outlook...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 2 Activity 1: Faithful Footprints 5 Activity 2: Move It! Yoga 8 Activity 3: Story Basket and Centering 5 Activity...
  • If it would be helpful in creating sacred space, light a candle or chalice. Read the story "Learning by Heart: Sophia Lyon Fahs." Reflect...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Faithful Journeys Path (Session 1, Leader Resource 2 ) Cutouts of footprints and (optional) wheelchair tracks, at...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Leader Resource 1 , Yoga Pose Optional: Notes/illustrations to help you lead additional yoga poses...
  • Materials for Activity A large basket Objects related to the story "Learning by Heart," such as a picture of Sophia Lyon Fahs ( Leader...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " Learning by Heart: Sophia Lyon Fahs " A chime, rain stick or other calming sound instrument...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Singing the Living Tradition or Leader Resource 3 , Sing and Rejoice Newsprint, markers and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Music without lyrics (classical, jazz, etc.) and appropriate music player Preparation for Activity Choose music...
  • Materials for Activity A small, low-sided box, such as a shoe box, for each child Play sand (available at hardware stores) or unscented...
  • Materials for Activity Faithful Journeys Path Signpost for Session 6 ( Leader Resource 4 ), and pins, glue stick or tape Copies of Session...
  • Take a few minutes to evaluate the session with your co-leader immediately afterward, while it is fresh. Share your thoughts with any other...
  • Materials for Activity Yoga mats, small rugs or a carpeted space large enough for all participants A copy of Leader Resource 1 , Yoga Pose...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of " The Summer's Day " by Mary Oliver, or another poem. " Pied Beauty " by Gerard Manley Hopkins is a more...
  • Preparation for Activity Choose a location for your walking meditation, preferably an outdoor area with few distractions. Obtain permission...
  • Materials for Activity Blank paper and crayons, markers or pastels Music without lyrics (classical, jazz, world music instrumental, etc.)...
  • Life becomes religious whenever we make it so: when some new light is seen, when some deeper appreciation is felt, when some larger outlook...
  • By Polly Peterson
    "Mama, Mama, why do we just keep going and going and not going anywhere?" asked little Sophie. Her family was crossing the wide Pacific...
  • Start with this simple pose and add a few more. Practice poses so you can lead them without having to stop to read the next step. Children...
  • Courtesy of the Unitarian Universalist Association archives. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF)...
  • "Sing and Rejoice" is Hymn 395 in Singing the Living Tradition, the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook. Sing and rejoice. Sing and rejoice...
  • Cut out the signpost to add to your Faithful Journeys Path. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for...
  • Yoga for Kids The website Radiant Yoga for All Kids offers guidance to help children "stretch and strengthen while promoting balance,...

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