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Session 14: The Power of Persistence

Session 14: The Power of Persistence
Session 14: The Power of Persistence

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  • Step by step the longest march can be won, can be won. Many stones can form an arch, singly none, singly none. And by union what we will...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — Phebe Hanaford Gets the Vote 10 Activity 2: Soap Carving 25 Activity 3: The Old Alchemist —...
  • Find a place where you can be quiet with your thoughts. Close your eyes and breathe deeply for about five minutes, perhaps repeating a word...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle Cloth for altar or centering space Opening Words for Basket (Session 1,...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Phebe Hanaford Gets the Vote " Preparation for Activity Read the story and prepare to share it with the...
  • Materials for Activity Tarp for collecting soap shavings One bar of soap per person Pencils to share Table knives, screwdrivers, orange...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, The Old Alchemist - A Play Optional: Props including a bag of dirt, a bag of fake, gold-colored...
  • Materials for Activity Circle of Elements mural from Session 1 Leader Resource 2, " Persistence" Circle , and tape Closing Words for Basket...
  • Reflect on and discuss with your co-leader(s): How did the timing go today? What might we do to make it work better? What worked well? What...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity This activity is designed to continue the activity begun in...
  • Materials for Activity Attractive bowl Smooth stones, at least one for each participant Preparation for Activity Fill the bowl half-way...
  • Materials for Activity Bowls (one per participant) and large baking tray or cookie sheet Fine grain play sand Pitcher of water Plastic...
  • Step by step the longest march can be won, can be won. Many stones can form an arch, singly none, singly none. And by union what we will...
  • Young Phebe Coffin stood on a box in the barn, playing preacher to the group of friends she had gathered. Of course, in the 1830s, when...
  • A story from Myanmar/Burma. NARRATOR: Once upon a time, there was an old man whose daughter was married to a handsome young lad. The young...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing
  • Read more about Phebe Hanaford. The Nantucket Historical Society posts an article by Lisa M. Tetrault . On the Harvard Square Library...

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