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Tough News and Good News

CREATE A SACRED TIME AND SPACE Leave all screens turned off and outside of the gathering space/room. Set a single candle in the center of your space or on a child’s nightstand or headboard. As you light the candle, you might sing together t he refrain only of, Change My Heart, O God Change my heart, oh God; make it ever new; Change my heart, oh God, let me be like you. TAKE A MOMENT This is a time to become fully present with one another and with God. Invite everyone to take a deep breath in and exhale fully. Repeat this deep breathing for about 20 seconds, everyone at their own pace. LET GO & RECEIVE Excitement over past or future events - or, worries, pain and/or guilt - can keep us from immersing in God’s loving Presence, right here and now. You might invite participants to Let Go as follows: “In one or two words, how have you separated yourself from God, today? Allow time for a response from each individual. Breathe in: know that you are, r

Loving, Sharing, and Forgiving

CREATE A SACRED TIME AND SPACE Leave all screens turned off and outside of the gathering space/room. Set a single candle in the center of your space or on a child’s nightstand or headboard. As you light the candle, you might sing together t he refrain only of, Change My Heart, O God. 1 Change my heart, oh God; make it ever new; Change my heart, oh God, let me be like you. TAKE A MOMENT This is a time to become fully present with one another and with God. Invite everyone to take a deep breath in and exhale fully. Repeat this deep breathing for about 20 seconds, everyone at their own pace. LET GO & RECEIVE Excitement over past or future events - or, worries, pain and/or guilt - can keep us from immersing in God’s loving Presence, right here and now. You might invite participants to Let Go as follows: “In one or two words, how have you separated yourself from God, today? Allow time for a response from each individual. Breathe in: know that y