Exploring Our Values Through PoetryA Tapestry of Faith Program for Youth
Poetry can be an accessible and profound tool in our spiritual practice as we journey toward becoming more conscious as human beings and as Unitarian Universalists. This program utilizes poems that are concerned with elements of the spiritual life: acute observation, conscious and continuous inquiry, the unveiling of reality, hope and hopelessness, the afterlife, and the tenderness of the human condition.
Table of Contents
- Workshop 1: Listening and Speaking with Poetry: An Introduction
- Workshop 2: Surprised By Beauty
- Workshop 3: Keenly Observing Nature
- Workshop 4: Who and What Guides Us?
- Workshop 5: Finding Our Mission
- Workshop 6: Conscious Love: Better than any Fairy Tale
- Workshop 7: Difficult Times
- Workshop 8: On a Lighter Note
- Workshop 9: Faith for the Journey
- Workshop 10: You and Me
- Workshop 11: Transformation
- Workshop 12: Poems On Stage: Exploring Poetry Out Loud
- Workshop 13: Planning A Poetry Slam
- Workshop 14: The Poetry Slam
- Workshop 15: To Tell the Tale
- List of Handouts
- List of Leader Resources
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Last updated on Wednesday, December 7, 2011.
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