WW : Object Lessons

At 8+10 years old, my children still like object lessons.

Object lessons are Bible stories and deeper concepts taught by something real they can see. Jesus used parables or stories with several layers of meanings. And so realia, or real tangible objects, help to express ideas and character qualities to everyone – not just the younger set.

Here’s some links I’ve wandered across lately:

http://mssscrafts.com/objectlessons/

http://www.kidology.org/zones/zone.asp?zone_id=8

http://www.sermons4kids.com/ – check out sermon index – OT, NZ, powerpoint, etc

http://www.sermons4kids.com/powerpoint_presentations.htm (ppt)

I’ll add more as I stumble across them …

Blessings,

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MM : 10 Hallmarks of Well-Being

Ten Hallmarks of Well-Being

1. My life has meaning & direction.

2.  I have experienced one or more important transitions in my adult years, and I have handled these transitions in an unusual, personal, or creative way.

3.  I rarely feel cheated or disappointed by life.

4.  I have already attained several of the long-term goals that are important to me.

5.  I am pleased with my personal growth and development.

6.  I am in love; my partner and I love mutually.

7.  I have many friends.

8.  I am a cheerful person.

9.  I am not thin-skinned or sensitive to criticism.

10. I have no major fears.

So, how well is your Being, wife, mother, woman?

c 1981 Gail Sheehy, Pathfinders