Workshop 8: Humility

Workshop 8: Humility
Workshop 8: Humility

In This Section

  • Compassion directed to oneself is humility. — Simone Weil Our culture offers mixed messages about the virtue of humility. While expressions...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 10 Activity 1: Up Side, Down Side 10 Activity 2: Story — The Value of a Gift 10 Activity 3: Said and Done 30...
  • Read Handout 1, Gratitude for What We May Take for Granted. This is not an easy prayer. The author, a UU minister, calls us to a grateful...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Group covenant (Workshop 1...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Post two sheets of newsprint, one headed "Humility - Up Side...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " The Value of a Gift " Preparation for Activity Read the story so you can present it effectively. Optional:...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Humility Quotes and a basket Preparation for Activity Print the Leader Resource. Cut apart the...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 2, Humility Dilemmas Preparation for Activity Print the Leader Resource for yourself and volunteer...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Participants' journals, and writing instruments Participants' clipboards with anklets (...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Taking It Home Preparation...
  • Reflect upon the workshop with your co-leader. Which activities did the group enjoy most? Were varied learning styles addressed? Are the...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Computer with Internet access and a digital projector or a large monitor Preparation for Activity Preview...
  • Materials for Activity "Bicycle Rack" newsprint sheet from Opening Description of Activity Youth discuss ethical challenges they have faced...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Handout 1, Gratitude for What We May Take for Granted Optional: A computer with...
  • Materials for Activity 8 1/2 x 11-inch writing paper and construction paper A stapler Pens/pencils/markers Optional: Additional decorating...
  • Compassion directed to oneself is humility. — Simone Weil IN TODAY'S WORKSHOP... we discussed the virtue of humility. We read quotations...
  • What is the value of a gift given? Is it just the dollar amount on the price tag or are some gifts worth much more? Let me tell you about a...
  • By Annie Foerster
    In For Praying Out Loud: Interfaith Prayers for Public Occasions (Boston: Skinner House, 2003), used with permission. SPIRIT OF ALL GIFTS...
  • 1. from The Tao de Ching, Chapter 22, translated by J.H. MacDonald If you want to become whole, first let yourself become broken. If you...
  • Dilemma 1 Your table in geography class is assigned to work together as a team to create a PowerPoint presentation on Cuba. Everyone at the...
  • The Humanity Quest website promotes the exploration of 500 values, including humility. A search under any particular value will give you...

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