Session 13: Responding with Love

Session 13: Responding with Love
Session 13: Responding with Love

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  • The sun never says to the earth, "You owe me." Look what happens with a love like that. It lights up the whole sky. — Hafiz, Sufi poet...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 7 Activity 1: Dancing Meditation 18 Activity 2: Story — The Dervish in the Ditch 15 Activity 3: Role Play —...
  • Find a quiet place before the creative chaos of the group, and read these words by photographer Reza Khatir : On the city walls, a word...
  • Materials for Activity "Peppy" instrumental music Music player A large, clear space Description of Activity One aspect of Sufism is a...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " The Dervish in the Ditch " A large basket Objects related to the story such as a symbol or...
  • Description of Activity This activity comes from Once Upon A Time: Storytelling to Teach Character and Prevent Bullying by Elisa Davy...
  • Materials for Activity Session 10, Leader Resource 2, Source Star - World Religions Pencils or markers Taking It Home section Optional:...
  • 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 Newsprint, markers, and tape Poster board Magazines (with many pictures of people), scissors (including left-handed...
  • 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 Construction paper in a variety of colors Scissors (including left-handed scissors) and glue sticks Pencils, and...
  • The sun never says to the earth, ...
  • Once upon a time, in a land to the east, a Dervish holy man and their student were walking from one village to the next. Suddenly they saw a great huge cloud of dust rising in the distance. They stood and stared at a grand carriage, pulled by six horses approaching at a full gallop. Riding on top...
  • Sufism Learn more about Sufism online or explore books such as: Essential Sufism by James Fadiman and Robert Frager (Harper One, 1999) The...

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