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Session 14: Life as Mystery

Session 14: Life as Mystery
Session 14: Life as Mystery

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  • The fairest thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Questions and Responses 10 Activity 2: Story — Why? A Playlet in Four Scenelets 10 Activity 3: WCUU...
  • With everything set to go, take a meditative moment for yourself. Relax. Breathe several deep breaths. Consider your own big questions. If...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers and tape Bell, tingsha chimes or other sound instrument...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1 , Big Questions and Small Answers Leader Resource 2 , UU Responses to Big Questions Optional:...
  • Materials for Activity The story " Why? A Playlet in Four Scenelets " Optional: Materials for characters' name cards Optional: Props for...
  • Materials for Activity Microphone(s), video camera(s) and tripod(s), real or simulated Timepiece (minutes) For studio set Backdrop made in...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 2, Four Questions Pencils/pens Preparation for Activity Copy Handout 2 for all participants. Read...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers and tape Bell, tingsha chimes or other sound instrument...
  • Meet with your co-leaders after the session to reflect on it. How was the mix of discussion and action? Are you continuing to find ways to...
  • Materials for Activity Computers with internet access Optional: Wireless internet connection Preparation for Activity This activity will be...
  • Materials for Activity Container with participants' Big Questions notebooks (see Session 1, Alternate Activity 1, Notable Thoughts) Blank...
  • Materials for Activity Copy(ies) of the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Singing the Living Tradition Optional: A recording of the song and...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Optional: Write the challenge question on newsprint,...
  • The fairest thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true...
  • Characters Scenelet One: Narrator, Parent, Little Kid Scenelet Two: Narrator, Pediatrician, Parent, Little Kid Scenelet Three: Narrator,...
  • To the Kid for the Day: You have two jobs. The first is getting your group excited about hearing today's Big Question. The second is...
  • Imagine that Mystery has suddenly arrived on earth in a spaceship. Mystery is the wisest being in the universe, who knows all the big...
  • In addition to these, create your own pairs from the discussions of your group in previous sessions. Where do we come from? From mystery...
  • 1. Where do we come from? Most Unitarian Universalists believe everything in our known universe comes out of the stardust created by a Big...
  • To the Co-Anchors: Today's WCUU program features the UU entries in a Mystery Day Parade. Your job is to follow the script, read your parts...
  • Here are some UU ideas about mystery. Put the ideas into your own words and use them any way you like as you make a float or another...
  • Put on your bifocals to read from the book of Genesis and you're relying on the same laws of optics that astronomers use to tell us the...
  • Albert Einstein and the Mysterious Albert Einstein was not a Unitarian Universalist, but his writings often resonate with UUs. Einstein...

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