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Workshop 7: Council Among the Trees, Part 2

Workshop 7: Council Among the Trees, Part 2
Workshop 7: Council Among the Trees, Part 2

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  • Come back with me into a story we all share, a story whose rhythm beats in us still. The story belongs to each of us and to all of us, like...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 5 Activity 1: Reconnecting 5 Activity 2: Creating the Gateway 5 Activity 3: Council Among...
  • 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 Container of masks from Workshop 6 Preparation for Activity Read all the activities in the ritual so you will be...
  • Materials for Activity Drums or rattles Preparation for Activity Select an area, preferably outdoors, for the Council to take place, and...
  • Preparation for Activity Read the ritual so you will be comfortable leading it. Description of Activity As participants are gathered in the...
  • Description of Activity Invite all of the beings and nature spirits to walk back through the gateway, put on their "human masks" (by taking...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Taking It Home Basket for name tags Preparation for Activity Download the Taking It...
  • Meet with your co-leader after the workshop to reflect on the following: How was the mix of discussion and action? In the midst of the busy...
  • Materials for Activity Project plan developed in the previous workshop Preparation for Activity Make preparations as detailed in the...
  • Come back with me into a story we all share, a story whose rhythm beats in us still. The story belongs to each of us and to all of us, like...
  • A comprehensive manual to help you facilitate a weekend-length Council of All Beings without previous experience can be found on the...

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