Friday
Jun182010

A World with No Courage

In the Kingdom of Scairdeecaticus, a strange belief took root. The people of this land came to believe that courage was too difficult a virtue to practice, and so they decided to abandon the use of it throughout the kingdom.

At first, all were overjoyed that they no longer had to do things that were difficult or scary. “After all,” they reasoned, “sometimes it is easier to be afraid and not have to do things that require bravery.”

They had forgotten that even ordinary, daily actions required courage.

For a short while things went swimmingly—that is, until many of the fishermen admitted to being scared of water as some could not swim, so they refused to continue fishing. These fishermen also refused to learn how to swim, as they feared drowning in the process.

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Friday
Jun112010

Poster: Change Equals Development

S&S link: Character Building: Values and Virtues: Courage1e

Illustrations by Sabine Rich and Yoko Matsuoka. Design by Yoko Matsuoka.
Copyright © 2010 by The Family International

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Friday
Jun112010

Character Traits of Super Students

 

S&S link: Character Building: Personal Responsibility: Learning and Study Skills-2b

 

Authored by T. M., based on the writings of Maria Fontaine. Illustrations by Alvi.
Copyright © 2010 by The Family International

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PDF: Character Traits of Super Students
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Friday
Jun042010

POP! … POP! … POP! 

  S&S link: Character Building: Personal Responsibilty: Perseverance-2c

Contributed by T. M., based on the writings of Maria Fontaine. Illustrations by Merkel. Design by Yoko Matsuoka.
Copyright © 2010 by The Family International

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PDF: POP! POP! POP!
PDF: POP! POP! POP! (Japanese)
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Friday
Jun042010

Heroes from History: William Wilberforce

 

S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: Witnessing and Missionary Training: Great Men and Women of God-2b

Contributed by T. M., compiled from various online sources. Illustrations by MJ. Design by Stefan Merour.
Copyright © 2010 by The Family International

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PDF: Heroes from History: William Wilberforce
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PDF: HERÓIS Da Historia: William Wilberforce
PDF: HÉROES De La Historia: William Wilberforce

Friday
May282010

Change Equals Development

 

S&S link: Character Building: Values and Virtues: Courage-2e

Authored by T. M., based on the writings of Maria Fontaine. Illustrations by Sabine Rich. Design by Ella Jeffrey.
Copyright © 2010 by The Family International

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PDF: Change Equals Development
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PDF: Mudança igual aDesenvolvimento
PDF: Change Equals Development (Spanish)