"Initiator" - A Creative Writing Experience for Kids with Worksheet (pdf) by Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Media
"Initiator" - A Creative Writing Experience for Kids with Worksheet (pdf) by Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Media

Initiation - Initiation starts with a desire to change, and connects us to heart-felt changes or modern alchemy. Joseph Campbell couples initiation with a journey and the hero in the community. As a "coming of age" vision, initiation is often a local-based process to experience and grow to another level of understanding and a new role in the family and community.

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Instructions -

(a) Print-off Worksheet (pdf) as needed to complete your work

(b) Research Themes, Values and New Values
with the Planetshifter.com Search Box

Step 1 -

Pick your Community:
* Family
* Close friends
* Athletics
* Volunteer Work
* Paid Jobs
* Hobbies
* Religions
* Online Groups

Pick Themes(s)
* Symbols / Sounds
* Nature / Sacred
* Community / Hero
* Permaculture / Transition
* Traditions / Rituals

Select Values:
* Nature is Sacred / Wilderness and ReWilding
* Act Locally / Share Surplus / Reduce, Re-Use, Recycle
* New Myths Support Global Change
* Spiritualism not Materialism
* A Child's Imagination / Dreams
* One World without War

Step 2 -
* Assemble selections ("clues") in text box

Step 3 -
* Personalize the clues and draft the story

Step 4 -
* Add images to text

Step 5 -
* Write the final piece and share with community

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Questions -

1. Did your community enjoy the work?
2. Do your communities over-lap? How?
3. Will you blog your creation? Where?

Creative Writing Examples by Willi -

"The Secret Food Forest" - New Myth 72

"Light Geyser @ Pacacua River" - Children's New Myth # 71

"Liana's Sacred Hands" - New Myth #67