Compassionate Integrity Training Final CIT training manual 11-30 - Page 119

Compa ssionate Integrit y Tr a ining A S e cu l a r Ethic s Appr oa c h to C ulti vat ing Pe rs on al, S o ci al and E n vir on me n tal F lo u r i shing Mindful Dialogue Exercise Skill 6: Forgiveness and Gratitude Instructions: Each participant will select a partner with whom to have a mindful conversation. Take turns answering the following questions. The partner whose turn it is to listen should follow these rules: 1. Be totally present for the other person. 2. Avoid asking questions. 3. Avoid giving advice. 4. Maintain total confidentiality: anything that your conversation partner decides to share must be held in strict confidence. Question 1: What was it like to explore the object or person that you previously took for granted and all the things they or it depended on? Question 2: Is your life supported by acts of kindness that you typically take for granted, and if so what acts? Question 3: Would you like to share any insights that emerged for you during the meditation or writing exercise? Final Reflections Use this space to capture any insights or ideas that emerged for you during this exercise ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Ce n t e r for Compa s sion, I n teg r i t y a nd S e cu l ar E t hics | L ife Uni ve rsi t y | M ar ie t ta, G e or g i a - 113 -