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Session 10: Our Words Matter

Session 10: Our Words Matter
Session 10: Our Words Matter

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  • You must leave righteous ways behind, not to speak of unrighteous ways. — Buddha Unitarian Universalism is known for its commitment to...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: Feather Toss 10 Activity 2: Story — The Talking Stick 10 Activity 3:...
  • In a Unitarian Universalist congregation, voting on issues and sharing opinions are integral to membership. You may have been involved in...
  • Materials for Activity Ribbon sticks (or wrist ribbons) in a container (Session 1, Opening) Drawing paper and crayons Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Ribbon sticks (or wrist ribbons) in a container (Session 1, Opening) Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-...
  • Materials for Activity Feathers, real or synthetic, about ten inches in length Modeling clay Color markers If outdoors: Chalk, or a hula...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " The Talking Stick " Optional: "The Talking Stick" coloring sheet , and crayons Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Small diameter sticks or dead branches from trees or bushes, or dowels cut to 12-inch lengths - one for each...
  • Description of Activity Invite everyone to gather in a circle and hold hands. Start by squeezing the hand to your right and saying: "Today...
  • Think about the participants who participated in the session today. Did they understand how talking sticks can be useful? Did participants...
  • Preparation for Activity Choose a shelter for homeless families or another agency that serves children. Contact the agency and ascertain...
  • Materials for Activity Plain, brown paper grocery bags Markers in a variety of colors Preparation for Activity Tear brown bags into pieces...
  • Materials for Activity A talking stick made in Activity 3, or another decorated or plain stick Preparation for Activity Choose an issue...
  • Materials for Activity Felt hearts mounted on felt squares and magnets, assembled in Session 2, Alternate Activity 1 A roll of 1/8-inch...
  • You must leave righteous ways behind, not to speak of unrighteous ways. — Buddha IN TODAY'S SESSION... participants learned about the...
  • A retelling of a Sioux legend. This story was given to the native people many winters ago. When it was time for all of the young mothers in...
  • Native American Traditions and Earth Prayers Books with meditations and prayers from American Indian traditions are A Grateful Heart edited...

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