The HeART of Spirituality

Too pooped to pop!  It was worth it!  I facilitated a HeART of Spirituality workshop at the Tapestry Unitarian church.  It’s my first post-retirement creative expression workshop.  Not sure if it’s the last . . .  

After so many years of having the luxury of giving workshops in my own office – with the set-up in place and all the materials on hand – I’d forgotten how much prep there is in doing a workshop off-site.  (I’ve also forgotten lots of other things . . . like what I had for breakfast).

Here’s a small sample of what we did and a few of the INCREDIBLE prayer/contemplation cards created by the participants (Unfortunately not all the photos I took “took”.)

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Take a look at a few of the Prayer/Meditation/Contemplation Cards!

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After making the cards Reverend Kent Doss led participants in a Wisdom Circle discussion of what spirituality means, how we define it and experience it in everyday life.

“Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.”  Pope John Paul  II

“If a man engages with all his power in the acquisition of a science or the perfection of an art, it is as if he has been worshiping God in the churches and temples.”  Abdu’l-Baha 

Baha’i World Faith

 “Art exists for its role of permitting men to escape their human condition, not by fleeing it,
 but by possessing it. All art is a means of taking hold of human destiny.” Andre Malraux

A special thank you to Judy Clemmer for her help cutting out HUNDREDS of pictures and providing supplies.

 

 

11 thoughts on “The HeART of Spirituality

  1. Great turn out! Oh my goodness. You must have taken a couple days to recover from that little workshop and the finished products were gorgeous!

    Had a housewarming last week invited all my neighbors, co-workers and friends. I had a huge turn out, It was a fun day. I have ups and downs of course but all in all we are doing good. Spent six weeks painting the entire house on the inside and now the place is nearly all furnished woohoo! OX Carol

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  2. It was a truly wonderful evening. You presented an inspiring program. I was very moved by the two people who shared their incredible stories of survival and hope. Thank you for inviting me, Judy, and thanks to Judy who cut pictures

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    1. Shari,
      I’m delighted (and honored) you took the time out of your responsibilities and difficult schedule to come. I would love to take a close look at your cards. It was gratifying that so many people came but frustrating that I wasn’t able to attend to individuals that is possible in smaller groups.

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