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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 the 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, right now, in God’s Presence. Breathe out: release into…

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 the 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 you are, right now, in God’s Presence. Breathe out: release in…