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Session 13: Finding Beauty in Uniqueness

Session 13: Finding Beauty in Uniqueness
Session 13: Finding Beauty in Uniqueness

In This Section

  • While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die - whether it is our spirit, our creativity or...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 2 Activity 1: Story — Oshun Loses Her Beauty 15 Activity 2: Uniqueness Game 20 Activity 3: Cultural Sharing 10...
  • Unitarian Universalism values diversity. We believe each of us should be welcome to bring our whole selves to our community. Yet there are...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Centering table A chime or bell Newsprint, markers, and...
  • Materials for Activity Copy of the story, " Oshun Loses Her Beauty " Optional: Leader Resource 1, Santerian Gods and Goddesses Optional:...
  • Preparation for Activity Read the description of the game so you will be able to lead it smoothly. Read Alternate Activity 2, Unique Name...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape A book for a role play Preparation for Activity Write "cultural sharing" and "cultural...
  • Preparation for Activity Prepare several "problems" that children can role play. Make sure each problem has a wide variety of possible...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Taking It Home Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional:...
  • What went well in this session? What would you do differently next time? Did the children understand respectful cultural sharing? Even if...
  • Materials for Activity Camera Writing paper and instruments Snacks Art materials to make a display Preparation for Activity Coordinate this...
  • Materials for Activity A story to share with the congregation Costumes, props, music and a music player Preparation for Activity Coordinate...
  • Materials for Activity Blank name tags Art materials, such as crayons, color pencils or markers, glitter, and glue sticks Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity At least three weeks ahead of time, recruit three or four UU...
  • While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die - whether it is our spirit, our creativity or...
  • Based on a Santerian story. Special thanks to Lesley Murdoch for her insights to Afro-Caribbean religions. The Orisha are gods that came...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Santeria Read versions of the story "Oshun Loses Her Beauty" on the Voices from Venus website, the Angel Fire website, and the Orishanet...

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