After enjoying a generous potluck meal of chili, chicken, asparagus salad, and a tasty crab dip, Companions gathered to sing and pray, and to discuss listening and curious questions.
Innumerable are the ways
in which I treat you
as a means.
~ Walter Kaufmann, prologue from Martin Buber’s, I and Thou
During our March 29th meeting, we discussed listening and the beginning elements of story sharing.
Story sharing involves:
- Curious Questions:
- “No Fixing, Saving, Advising, Setting Anyone Straight”
- Listens for the Story, Not the Outcome
~ Hester & Walker-Jones, Know Your Story and Lead with It
Bible verses Matthew 19:16-22 (NLT) and Mark 4:22-24 (NRSV) were read in unison.
Songs We Sung
Accompanied by guitar and drum, we sang:
- I heard The Voice Of Jesus Say
- Kyrie Eleison (Lord Have Mercy) – by Nick & Anita Haigh
- The Spirit Sends Us Forth To Serve – word by Delores Dufner, OSB
Our ending prayer was from author J. Phillip Newell’s book, from Celtic Treasure.
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