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Workshop 3: Keenly Observing Nature

Workshop 3: Keenly Observing Nature
Workshop 3: Keenly Observing Nature

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  • Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. — Rachel Carson Today's...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Loving Nature 10 Activity 2: A Sensory Meditation 40 Faith in Action: The Gift of a Garden Closing 5...
  • Since the subject of today's workshop is nature, why not spend a little time outdoors preparing for the workshop? What do you like to do...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and matches Description of Activity Use the Opening designed by your group or the one provided below. Gather...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, "A Nature-Lover Passes," by Daniel Henderson Preparation for Activity Photocopy Handout 1, "A Nature-...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers, at least one sheet and marker for each participant Journals and pens or pencils Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice Singing the Living Tradition Description of Activity Use the Closing designed by your group or the one...
  • Review today's workshop with your co-leader. How did the writing proceed? Was there enough time for participants to write and share fully?...
  • Materials for Activity Varied; see Leader Resource 1, Butterfly Garden Handout 2, Tips on Caring for Your Butterfly Garden Newsprint and...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of the inSpirit: UU Book and Gift Shop , Skinner House , and Beacon Press catalogs, one for every 3-4...
  • Materials for Activity CDs of popular songs about nature Optional: CDs with songs about our spiritual connection to nature Preparation for...
  • Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. — Rachel Carson DURING...
  • Daniel Henderson (1880-1955) In certain parts of Great Britain, where families commonly kept beehives, people believed the first thing you...
  • By Gulf Coast UU Fellowship, Gulfport, MS
    Welcome to your butterfly garden! The garden needs you to take care of it. Here are a few easy ways to care for your garden: Because many...
  • Adapted from instructions provided by Elizabeth Waldorf and the Gulf Coast Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (GCUUF), Gulfport, MS. These...
  • Many poets, such as Robert Frost, Wendell Berry, May Sarton, and Walt Whitman, are noted for their nature poetry, and you can find many...

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