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Date: 01/01/2014
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Open Sentences on Time

from chapter 9 of Coming Back to Life by Joanna Macy and Molly Brown; second edition, published 2014. Please acknowledge the source when you use any of these practices.


Time: 30-50 minutes



Following the method for Open Sentences described under Gratitude Practices, offer the following or make up similar sentences.

  1. When I am in a hurry, my body feels…
  2. When I am in a hurry, my mind is like…
  3. Nowadays, I don’t have time to…
  4. Lack of time affects my relationships in these ways…
  5. If I had all the time in the world, I would…


Additional Resources


Open Sentences from Work That Reconnects on

Contributor/Author: Joanna Macy & Molly Brown