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Session 5: The Blessing Of Imperfection

Session 5: The Blessing Of Imperfection
Session 5: The Blessing Of Imperfection

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  • If you look closely at a tree you'll notice its knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Nobody's Perfect 5 Activity 2: Story — The Water Bearer's Garden 10 Activity 3: Oops... Wow! 15...
  • Find a place where you can be quiet with your thoughts. Make yourself comfortable; light a candle to mark the time as different from your...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle Large, round mirror to hold the chalice Reflective materials, such as beads...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Post blank newsprint. Draw a line down the middle to make two...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " The Water Bearer's Garden " A bell, chime, rain stick or other musical noisemaker Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Silly putty (TM) Chocolate chip cookies Velcro Sticky notes A Slinky (TM) A bar of Ivory soap Paper and pencils...
  • Materials for Activity All participants' Window/Mirror Panels Handout 1, Cracked Pot Template A variety of color pencils Basket(s) of...
  • Materials for Activity Pictures of raku pottery (Leader Resources 2, Raku Pot and 3, Raku Pears ) Self-hardening modeling clay and pencils...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Taking It Home handout Optional: Session 1, Leader Resource 2, Namaste Preparation for...
  • 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...
  • Preparation for Activity Visit the websites of Smile Train or Operation Smile . Choose one for which to raise funds. Description of...
  • Materials for Activity Recipe for a chocolate cake made with tomato, and required ingredients Baking supplies Plates, forks and napkins...
  • If you look closely at a tree you'll notice its knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and...
  • By Betsy Hill Williams
    From uu & me! Collected Stories, edited by Betsy Hill Williams (Boston: Skinner House, 2003). Used with permission. A water bearer in...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Share these true stories of how mistakes led people to invent these useful, common items. Silly Putty From the Computer Patent Annuities...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • From the website, Art 'n Soul, copyright Sharon Bartmann. Used with permission. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of...
  • Mistakes That Worked More accidental discoveries can be found in the book Mistakes That Worked by Charlotte Foltz Jones (New York:...

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