Activity time: 5 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Newsprint, markers, and tape
  • Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle
  • Taking It Home

Preparation for Activity

  • Adapt the Taking It Home section and copy for all participants.
  • Write the closing quotation on newsprint, leaving room for editorial changes. Post the newsprint.

Description of Activity

Let a volunteer read the quotation below from ethicist and theologian Lewis B. Smedes, while another extinguishes the chalice:

You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.

Distribute Taking It Home.

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