Entries in truthfulness (3)

Friday
Sep132013

Choose Things of Value: How Great Is Honesty?

 

Why not read “‘Me First’ Values or Heavenly Values? Part 1” if you haven’t yet!

S&S link: Character Building: Values and Virtues: Truthfulness-2a 

Contributed by R. A. Watterson, based on the writings of Maria Fontaine.
Illustrations by Anthony. Design by Stefan Merour.

Copyright © 2013 by the Family International

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Friday
Mar162012

Once Upon a Planet

“Are you sad, my love?” the queen asked her husband, King Malik.

It was a beautiful night on the planet of Xistance, and their Majesties were strolling in the palace gardens.

“I wish I knew my people better,” said the king. “And I am trying to think of a way in which I can see things as they do, so that I can make life more pleasant for them.”

“And do you have an idea?”

“You know how we’ve been discussing Tiernan’s birthday next year, and how we’d like to find him a wife?”

“Yes, I certainly remember,” Queen Arienne said.

“I believe this might be one way to learn more about my people. If Tiernan were to marry a lady not of noble birth, he would learn to better understand our people, and he would be a wiser king when he takes my place.”

“What a fine thought,” Queen Arienne replied. “Indeed, it would be a wonderful way to learn more about our people.”

But King Malik faced a dilemma.

Not just any wife will do, King Malik thought. How do I go about choosing the right wife for Tiernan, and the right princess for Xistance? This is a tough nut to crack. … A tough nut? … Nut? Oh, splendid, that gives me an idea!

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Friday
Mar042011

Video: The Sinking Canoe

 

See "Video: The Sinking Canoe Supplement (Teamwork-2c)" for additional material in teaching your child the following learning objective: “Recognize whether a chore, a challenge, or an assignment calls for help from an outside source, and learn how to ask for help.”

S&S link: Character Building: Social Skills: Teamwork-2c

Contributed by Christi S. Lynch, adapted from the writings of Maria Fontaine. Illustrations by Zeb. Animation by Zebtoonz Productions.