Thanksgiving Poetry Liturgy–Try It At Your School or in Your Family

23rd November, 2009 - Posted by Christine Perrin - No Comments

This week at Covenant Christian Academy we engaged in a poetry liturgy as preparation for Thanksgiving.  Here is how we did it.  I choose 7 poems for 7t.h grade literature class, we spent 3 hours (not all at once) talking about these poems, responding to them, delighting in them, learning something about their context.  Then » Read More

A great question for dinner conversation

2nd November, 2009 - Posted by Christine Perrin - No Comments

In a class, in which I participated as a student this week, we were asked to describe an experience of beauty.  Some of the most engaging description and discussion ensued.  A doctor explained the beauty of an open human chest in the operating room, and the desire to touch it.  Another person described her depression » Read More