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Session 9: The Power to Shine

Session 9: The Power to Shine
Session 9: The Power to Shine

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  • It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. —...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — A Sea of Pink 10 Activity 2: Adding Fire Symbols to the Circle of the Elements Mural 12...
  • Find a place where you can be quiet with your thoughts. Close your eyes and breathe deeply for several minutes, perhaps repeating a word or...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle Cloth for altar or centering space Opening Words for Basket (Session 1,...
  • By Elisa Davy Pearmain
    Scott was nervous on his first day of junior high school. Junior high started with the fifth grade in his town. He was going to be among...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " A Sea of Pink " Preparation for Activity Read the story and prepare to share it with the group. Read the...
  • Materials for Activity Circle of Elements Mural Instructions (Session 1, Leader Resource 3) Paper, poster board, or fabric Paper or fabric...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Bullying Scenarios Preparation for Activity Print three copies of Leader Resource 1, Bullying...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Brown paper shopping bags, scissors, and pencils and markers Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Circle of Elements mural from Session 1 Leader Resource 2, " Shine" Circle , and tape Circle of Elements Mural...
  • 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 Stickers or adhesive dots Preparation for Activity Research groups in your area that do...
  • Materials for Activity Attractive bowl Smooth stones, at least one for each participant Preparation for Activity Fill the bowl half-way...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Writing paper and pens/pencils Video recording and editing equipment Preparation for...
  • It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. —...
  • Scenario 1 RICK: What do you think of that new kid in class? GREG: He seems kind of weird. JOSH: Yeah, I mean, what kind of a name is...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing
  • Read the real-life story on which "A Sea of Pink" is based on the Religious Tolerance website. Websites with tips for children, youth, and...

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