VOTE – Be Counted! Take a ‘walk’ to enhance active awareness while discovering the significance of the sacred ritual of voting. Voting as a sacred ritual invites active participation in life and the recognition that renewal and a new reality is not only possible but part of our human experience. Mindfully walk the sacred path of the VOTE – Be Counted. Be sure to VOTE and encourage others to do the same! Voting is a sacred ritual that is more than a mere behavior that a politician can purchase with ad space or rallies. It is active participant in a ritual process that brings forth a new reality by your action, your vote.
Come and join together on the journey by “walking” the VOTE – Be Counted Labyrinth. Make voting part of the art quilt called life. Experience this digital art quilt labyrinth walk video to discover the art quilt of life. Contemplate scripture. Walk a labyrinth. Invoke the Spirit inviting action. This VOTE – Be Counted digital art quilt labyrinth walk experience was created by Bill Ressl at the Center to Awaken Kindness – for information on other items in our VOTE – Be Counted mindful practice line and on all our items that encourage discovery of the art quilt of life please visit our homepage.
Also, please be sure to vote – some resources below…
MAKE A PLAN TO VOTE
Check Your Voter Registration: Each state has different rules for voter registration. Visit the Our Faith Our Vote Action Center to make sure you’re registered: https://p2a.co/zv3KyiE
DETERMINE HOW YOU WILL VOTE
Mail-In Ballots: If you can, request a mail-in ballot. Each state has different deadlines different times for early voting, check it now at: https://www.usa.gov/election-office
In Person Voting: If you are going to vote in person find your polling place by using the link below. Make a safety plan with a mask, gloves, sanitizer and other protection. Check on the location of your polling place. Decide when and for whom you are going to vote for. Polling place information at: https://www.vote.org/polling-place-locator/
PROTECT YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE
Save the Election Protection Hotline in your phone or write it down so if you encounter problems with voting you are ready: 866-OUR-VOTE ((866) 687-8683) or for State by State Election Protection Contacts: https://866ourvote.org/state/
GET OTHERS INVOLVED and SHARE THAT YOU VOTED … Join the United Church of Christ (UCC) in celebrating the VOTE… A Just World for All >> Our Faith our Vote Templates | FREE Digital Download:
Our faith is one of the reasons we vote. Sharing our values and priorities through voting and advocacy is part of our charge to “make disciples of all nations.” Show your support for Our Faith Our Vote by sharing your reason for voting and posting it on social media
Other resources at: https://www.ucc.org/ourfaithourvote
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We are Penny and Bill. We invite you to join in the journey of awakening kindness in the world. Our goal in our blog is to encourage you to take time to think, reflect, and define your personal theology of kindness (your God talk) and make it visible in the world (your God walk).