Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Exploring Our Values Through Poetry: A Program for High School Youth

Spiritual Preparation

This workshop is rich with possible topics to explore, both alone and/or with your co-leader. The answers to questions about how we see ourselves versus how others see us lead to further questions about how safe we feel when we show our true selves. Have you felt safe showing your true self while leading this program? Deciding how much of ourselves, as adult facilitators, to bring to a group that includes youth is always a balancing act. The focus of the work must always remain on the youth. Yet you must bring aspects of your true self to the group in order to form genuine relationships. Are you pleased with the way you have balanced this so far or do you wish to make adjustments? A conversation with your co-leader on the topic might be enlightening.