Workshop 7: Compassion

Workshop 7: Compassion
Workshop 7: Compassion

In This Section

  • One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion. —...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 10 Activity 1: Mirror Neurons 10 Activity 2: Ideal vs. Reality 10 Activity 3: Story — The Prodigal Son 15 Activity...
  • Spend a few moments with Handout 1, Prayer for Compassion by Reverend Elizabeth L. Tarbox. Consider how compassion is, or could be, a...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Group covenant (Workshop 1...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Computer with Internet access, and digital projector or large monitor Preparation for Activity Optional:...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Write “Compassion” on a sheet of newsprint, and post...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " The Prodigal Son " Preparation for Activity Read the story so you can present it effectively. Optional:...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Who Says? Leader Resource 2, Charter for Compassion Painter's tape or another adhesive that will...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 3, Compassion Dilemmas Preparation for Activity Adapt the Leader Resource to include the dilemmas...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Participants' journals, and writing instruments Participants' clipboards with anklets (...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Taking It Home Preparation for Activity Adapt the Taking...
  • Reflect on the workshop with your co-leader. Which activities did the group enjoy most? Were varied learning styles addressed? Are the...
  • Materials for Activity Activity 4, Compassion and Religion Computer with Internet access, and (optional) a digital projector or large...
  • Materials for Activity "Bicycle Rack" newsprint sheet from Opening Description of Activity Youth discuss ethical challenges they have faced...
  • Materials for Activity A computer with Internet access and digital projector or a large monitor Preparation for Activity Preview the CNN...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Prayer for Compassion Writing paper and pens/pencils Preparation for Activity Copy the handout for all...
  • One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion. —...
  • From Christian scripture, Luke 15:11-32 ( New Revised Standard Version ). Then Jesus said, "There was a man who had two sons. The younger...
  • By Elizabeth Tarbox
    Spirit of Life, I give thanks for the opportunities to love that present themselves in the turmoil of life. When the light catches the...
  • 1. Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. Confucius (Confucianism) 2. I have observed...
  • The principle of compassion lies at the heart of all religious, ethical and spiritual traditions, calling us always to treat all others as...
  • Dilemma 1 If a person approaches you on the street and asks for money for food, do you give them what money you can spare? Some people are...
  • Religious Tolerance has information and quotations on the Ethics of Reciprocity and the Golden Rule. Buddhism is well known as a religion...

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