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Session 12: From Anger to Kindness

Session 12: From Anger to Kindness
Session 12: From Anger to Kindness

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  • When my anger’s over may the world be young again as after rain – the cool clean promise and the dance of branches glistening green —...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 7 Activity 1: Anger Energy 10 Activity 2: Mirror Talking 10 Activity 3: Story — Anger, A Buddhist Story 10...
  • Take a few quiet minutes to consider anger. Issues around anger are a challenge for most adults, yet anger is important to pay attention to...
  • Materials for Activity ...
  • Preparation for Activity Clear an open space for children to move around freely and safely. Description of Activity Participants will act...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Music, and music player Preparation for Activity Decide how you will pair children. Prepare to pair a co-...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " Anger - A Buddhist Story " A large basket Objects related to the story such as a small Buddha...
  • Materials for Activity Waxed linen, or elastic cord and large needles for all participants Assorted beads, at least 16 for each participant...
  • Materials for Activity Session 10, Leader Resource 2, Source Star - World Religions Pencils or markers Taking It Home Optional: Session 1,...
  • 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 An old T-shirt and pair of pants, both light-colored, adult size, and ready to be recycled Markers that will write...
  • Materials for Activity Felt candle-and-flame board (see Session 1, Alternate Activity 1) A basket of felt "flames" and a basket of felt "...
  • Materials for Activity Session 10, Handout 1, UU Source Constellation - World Religions Session 10, Leader Resource 1, UU Source...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Yoga mats Preparation for Activity Review the Description of Activity and the sun salutation poses. You...
  • When my anger's over may the world be young again as after rain — the cool clean promise and the dance of branches glistening green —...
  • By Sarah Conover
    From Kindness: A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents (Condra Enterprises, 2005). One day, the Buddha and a large following...
  • It is not enough to know what happens to us when we get angry. We also need to know how to control our anger. Here are three choices for...

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