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Group Guides for Learning to Fall
Two different guides are available:
1. Guide for reading groups discussing Learning to Fall in a single session.
If your group devotes only one session to a book, this is the guide you want. Themes and discussion questions are provided for each of the book's 12 essays. Click here for a printable version.
2. Guide for groups discussing Learning to Fall over multiple sessions.
This guide is designed for groups devoting multiple sessions to a discussion of the book, and which are interested in discussions of a more personal and spiritual nature. Appropriate for temple- or church-based reading groups and other groups with a fair degree of openness and trust among members.
How to use this guide:
Below you'll find links to 12 sessions, one for each of the book's essays. Each session is designed to lead the group through a process of exploration and discovery concerning a core personal or spiritual issue. Each session consists of four elements:
--"Opening Words." It is recommended that the group leader or facilitator read these aloud.
--"Preparation." Take 5 to 8 minutes to respond to these questions in writing. This provides a brief period for individual reflection, preparing for the discussion to follow.
--"Discussion." Questions the facilitator may use to initiate and guide discussion.
-- "Closing Words." Group leader or other member reads these aloud to bring the session to a close.
Click on the links below to access the individual sessions:
Session 6: Solitude and Community
Session 9: Emptiness and Silence
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