Divide into Pairs preferably without prior recognition
Move the chairs
to have distance between the pairs.
Sit facing each
other, rather near.
Each pair decides
among themselves who is A and who is B.
Look at each
other. Listen and try to identify with the words.
Opening towards the Other
In front of me I
see a person, quite like myself.
This person has
an inner world just as I have one.
There are things
that please him (or her) or that sadden this person.
In our deep roots
we are siblings, brother, sister to each other.
At present, a
passage has been opened between us for good stuff that is going to flow to and
Word for All: Self-Opening, Getting ready
In this world
there are many good things that are meant to reach me.
I deserve to
receive a lot of the good, in full affluence.
I have this
inherent right that the world will recognize me, and fellow people will act on
Indicating the giver and the receiver in
the 1st stage.
Words for the Giver: Opening the Source of
There exists such
a time when I am capable of opening my doors toward the other, to share with
the other some of the good that exists within me. When my treasure opens for the giving - at
the same time it is renewed and enriched.
An Action of giving and receiving
The giver and the
receiver, each one is in his or her role.
We are in
Mind and feel
what one gives and receives: A pleasant look, maybe a smile, caring, blessing,
encouraging, esteem and respect, sympathetic sharing in whatever there is,
letting the energy flow over.
- The action of Giving gets connected to the
universal sources of affluence.
- The receiving may be accompanied by sharing
with widening circles.
So it goes. Are
you in it? Keep giving, keep receiving -
a look, a smile....
This stage draws
to an end. Each party returns to
Each Participant conducts now an inner
Does he, the
Giver, feel now certain satisfaction? Do
you, Giver, feel that you had some impact with the receiver?
Does the Receiver
feel that he got something? that the
inner treasure has gained from the event?
Does the receiver feel any gratitude? At least for the effort of the
Roles switch now within the pairs
In short repeat
now the Readiness for the Receiver and the opening for the Giver.
same course in the returning direction.
survey after the recent course.
An experiment for everybody, for few
Let us try to
give and take simultaneously. Imagine
now a 2-way movement of what you give and what you receive.
Sharing the experience with one another
with the rest - who cares to do so.
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