Activity 1: Story - Fire, Water, Truth, And Falsehood
Activity time: 5 minutes
Materials for Activity
- A copy of the story, "Fire, Water, Truth, and Falsehood"
- Optional: A cup of water, two candles and one candleholder, and matches
Preparation for Activity
- Read the story and prepare to tell it. The story provides guidance for telling the story with some simple props: a cup of water, a candle, and matches.
Description of ActivityParticipants will hear a story about the importance of seeking truth.
Gather participants in a comfortable configuration for listening to a story. Tell them the story comes from Ethiopia, in Northeast Africa.
After the story, invite participants to share their reflections and initial thoughts about the story. Tell them the discussion will be continued in further depth in the Council Circle.