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Session 13: Peaceful Choices

Session 13: Peaceful Choices
Session 13: Peaceful Choices

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  • In a world where there is so much to be done, I felt strongly impressed that there must be something for me to do. — Dorothea Dix, 19th-...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Story — Barn School, Free School 10 Activity 2: Role Play — Daily Choices...
  • Choices happen every minute of our day. A choice at a grocery store or a choice of a gift for a loved one shows our values. List the small...
  • Materials for Activity Ribbon sticks (or wrist ribbons) in a container (Session 1, Opening) Preparation for Activity If you have not...
  • Materials for Activity Ribbon sticks (or wrist ribbons) in a container (Session 1, Opening) Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " Barn School, Free School " Optional: "Barn School, Free School" coloring sheet , and crayons...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Role Play Flowers Leader Resource 2, Role Play Situations Green construction paper A basket...
  • Materials for Activity Magazines and catalogs to cut up Construction paper - two sheets for each child, one red sheet and one sheet in...
  • Description of Activity Invite everyone to gather in a circle and hold hands. Start by squeezing the hand to your right and saying: "Today...
  • Reflecting on the time with your group, how do you feel the participants integrated the sixth Principle? Did they understand that they have...
  • Materials for Activity Several large cardboard boxes, such as appliance boxes Large roll of plain paper Permanent markers Clear packing...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Poster - Sixth Principle Crayons and/or color markers Preparation for Activity Copy Handout 1 for all...
  • In a world where there is so much to be done, I felt strongly impressed that there must be something for me to do. — Dorothea Dix, 19th-...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    A story of Dorothea Dix (1802-1887), Unitarian teacher and social reformer. "Finish eating your supper, Anna," said Florence. "We mustn't...
  • Unitarian Universalist Sixth Principle We believe in working for a peaceful, fair, and free world. Printing This Handout Download a high-...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing
  • Your Mom wakes you up. Do you choose to get up immediately or snuggle in for a few more moments? Your little brother is late for the bus...
  • Dorothea Dix Two books include Breaking the Chains: The Crusade of Dorothea Lynde Dix by Penny Colman (ASJA Press, 2007) and Dorothea Dix:...

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