Compassionate Integrity Training Final CIT training manual 11-30 - Page 157

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 10: Engaging with Discernment 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 is a system you would like to have a positive impact on? Question 2: How does appreciating interdependence and common humanity impact the way you see yourself engaging in this system? Question 3: How would this system change if there were more compassion among those in it, rather than hate or resentment? Final Reflections Use this space to capture any insights or ideas that emerged for you during this exercise. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Ce n t