Unit Category: OLD

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Unit Intro Template

Course | Module # | Unit 1 Introduction: Objective: Est. Time:  Estimated Time for Completion Of Module NUMBER (all videos, readings, and Action Steps) of Module One: xxxx Unit 1 — Unit 2 — Unit 3 — Unit 4 — Step-by-Step Watch the video   OR Listen to the audio   Action Step Course | Module # | Unit # — ACTION STEP — Instructions: Action Step Available Downloads: Audio File of M#U#: UnitTitle (right-click to download) Transcript of M#U#: (tbd) [Download the complete PPT for Module #] (tbd) [Download a *.pdf Compilation of all the Action Steps included in Module #] (tbd) See the […]

Unit Template (2018)

Course | Module # | Unit 1 Introduction: Objective:  Est. Time:  Reading for this Unit Step-by-Step Watch the video   OR Listen to the audio   Action Step Course | Module # | Unit # — ACTION STEP — Instructions: Action Step Available Downloads: Audio File of M#U#: UnitTitle (right-click to download) Transcript of M#U#: (tbd) ACTION STEP for M#U#

Unit 2: Failure (2018)

Thoughtful Lives | Module 7 | Unit 2 Introduction Objective: To explore your feelings and the ramifications of your experiences of Failure Est. Time: One hour and 20 minutes Step-by-Step Audio Instructions tba Preliminaries Remember that everything here is private. You will never be required to share this with anyone. The objective of the work here is for you to allow yourself to explore your emotions and personal experience in a non-judging way. Neither good nor bad — these emotions and experiences simply are. Reading for this Unit (Included in Action Step, below. Read after doing the first part of […]

Unit 3: Shame (2018)

Thoughtful Lives | Module 7 | Unit 3 Introduction Objective: To identify an experience of Shame in your own life and to understand the fundamental dynamics and impact of Shame in human relationships Est. Time: 2+ hours Step-by-Step Audio Instructions tba Action Step Action Step Thoughtful Lives | Module 7 | Unit 3 — ACTION STEP — Instructions for Unit 3: Shame — Action Step Part A — On Vulnerability Watch the following Brené Brown TED Talk: “The Power of Vulnerability” (20:19) If you wish, watch Brown’s follow-up TED Talk, given two years later, “Listening to Shame” (20:32) Make a […]

Unit 5: Disaster (2018)

Thoughtful Lives | Module 7 | Unit 5 Introduction Objective: To explore how Failure and Shame may have been components in your experience of some “life disaster.” Est. Time: 2+ hours Step-by-Step Audio Instructions tba Action Step Action Step Thoughtful Lives | Module 7 | Unit 5 — ACTION STEP — Instructions for Unit 5: Disaster — Action Step Disaster & the Self Part A: Make a list of things you have done in order to be worthy of someone else’s love and attention. It will help if you do this in columns: In the left column, write the thing […]

Unit 2: Shalom (2018)

Thoughtful Lives | Module 4 | Unit 2 Introduction: Objective: To learn about Paul’s understanding of God’s Desire Est. Time: 1-2 hours Reading for this Unit Wiles, Making Sense of Paul, ch. 2 (pp. 23-31) Step-by-Step Watch the video (24:10) OR Listen to the audio https://s3.amazonaws.com/thoughtful-lives/audio/tl_m4u2-shalom.mp3 Action Step Thoughtful Lives | Module 4 | Unit 2 — ACTION STEP — Instructions: Using either a Concordance or the Bible Gateway website, create a list of all the references to the English word “Peace” in the Old Testament (and the Apocrypha, if possible). At Bible Gateway, you can easily print out your findings. (See the printer icon […]

Unit 3: Righteousness (2018)

Thoughtful Lives | Module 4 | Unit 3 Introduction Objective: To understand the core definition of “Righteousness” for Paul’s Jewish heritage Est. Time: 2 hours Step-by-Step Watch the video (36:15) Righteousness from Virginia Wiles on Vimeo. OR Listen to the audio https://s3.amazonaws.com/thoughtful-lives/audio/tl_m4u3-rtness.mp3 Action Step Thoughtful Lives | Module 4 | Unit 3 — ACTION STEP — Instructions: Watch your world over the next week or two (or three): Where do you see something that looks like Shalom, that looks, “Shalom-y” if I can invent an expression.You don’t have to make a declaration: This Is Shalom. – But what do you see – on a playground, […]

Unit 1: Introduction to Freewriting and to Module 3 (2018)

Thoughtful Lives | Module 3 | Unit 1 Introduction: Objective: To introduce yourself to the material and resources for this Module and to download or locate essential resources Est. Time: 45 minutes Estimated Time for Completion Of Module NUMBER 3 (all videos, readings, and Action Steps) of Module One: approximately 6 hours Unit 1 — 45 minutes Unit 2 — 1 hour+ Unit 3 — 1 hour Unit 4 — 45 minutes to an hour Unit 5 — 45 minutes to an hour Unit 6 — 1 hour+ Step-by-Step Watch the video I intend to add video & audio instructions for this eventually. […]

Unit 2: Desire (2018)

Thoughtful Lives | Module 3 | Unit 2 Introduction: Objective: To explore your Desire Est. Time: 1 hour+ Step-by-Step Audio Instructions (10:20) https://s3.amazonaws.com/thoughtful-lives/audio/tl_m3u2_desire.mp3 Preliminaries If needed, review the Freewriting Instruction for Thoughtful Lives. For this exploration: In this activity, the concept of DESIRE is a good, not an evil; a positive thing, not an negative thing. Try not to play “Miss World” in the following activities. You know, “I want world peace.” Be specific. Be as specific as you can. Do not worry about the difference between “desire” and “need.” Be who you are. You do not have to share the contents of your […]