Get together with friends
Guidelines for Working with Rhythm of Peace Themes in Small Groups
Working with rhythm of peace themes in small groups is a very effective way make peace a daily priority. Small gatherings provide a supportive environment for linking our diverse interests. They help meet our needs for connection and meaning, and offer opportunities for collaboration, compassionate listening, and celebration.
Here you'll find a few suggestions to support you in getting together with friends or co-workers to cultivate peace. The suggestions can easily be adapted to the needs and interests of your group.
Suggested time: 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
Before the meeting you might have a potluck meal and/or take a walk together to support healthy living.
How often: Once or twice a month.
Number of participants: 4 to 12.
Facilitator: One person can facilitate the meeting or the facilitator role can rotate each meeting.
2. Meditattion or centering practice
3. Reflection on the rhythm of peace daily theme
3. Discussion to empower actions for peace