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Workshop 6: Council Among the Trees, Part 1

Workshop 6: Council Among the Trees, Part 1
Workshop 6: Council Among the Trees, Part 1

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  • Cut down the forest of desire, not the forest of trees. — The Buddha, Dhammapada 283 Workshops 6 and 7 are ideally done as one longer...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 5 Activity 1: Introduction to the Council Among the Trees 5 Activity 2: Milling 15 Activity...
  • 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 Cloth for altar or centering table Leaf name tags from the previous workshop, plus a few blank extras, and markers...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers, and tape Chalice lighting words and...
  • Materials for Activity Drum or rattle Optional: Quiet music, such as a chant, or nature sounds, and appropriate music player Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Chime, drum, or rattle Preparation for Activity Read the activity several times so you will be comfortable leading...
  • Preparation for Activity Read the activity description several times so that you will be comfortable leading. Description of Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Mask-making supplies, such as construction paper, markers or paints, stones, feathers, shells, other found and...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Taking It Home Basket for name tags Drum or rattle Large container for storing masks,...
  • Meet with your co-leaders after the workshop to reflect on the following: How was the mix of discussion and action? In the midst of the...
  • Materials for Activity Information about the project chosen in the previous workshop Newsprint and markers Preparation for Activity Review...
  • Cut down the forest of desire, not the forest of trees. — The Buddha, Dhammapada 283 IN TODAY'S WORKSHOP ... we prepared for the Council...
  • Learn more about the Deep Ecology movement in this Introduction To Deep Ecology: An Interview With Michael E. Zimmerman , by Alan Atkisson...

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