Monthly Archives: March 2014

Money, Possessions, People….what do you value?

The Buddhists have what is known as the 4 noble truths. Why do I bring this up here on a Christian Religious Education Commentary blog? Because: – my major in college was The Comparative Study of The Worlds Religions – … Continue reading

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The Battle of Jericho…or where do you need faith …..

Tell your class they will be hearing a story from the Bible then ask them what are the 2 main parts of the  Bible(Old and New) tell them the story you are reading them is from the Old testament from … Continue reading

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Websites with great kids crafts!

so today instead of merely blogging a lesson plan I will share with you some of the websites I routinely go to for projects and information Catholic Mom(this used to be my go to and it still contains great information … Continue reading

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Jesus Be the Center

If Jesus truly is at the center of our lives everything we say everything we do everything we are reflects God back onto the world around us brings others closer to knowing God When we truly lead a”Godly”, “WWJD” type … Continue reading

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Listening to God, Listening to your class

Yesterday in my first grade religious ed class we talked about listening to God and then we started to get more in depth about Holy Week. But for today’s post I’ll talk about listening to God. and apparently the kids … Continue reading

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Lent, Music and the Christian’s soul

So I’ve posted much about music lately but perhaps as an artist/musician that should be expected Some of the most hauntingly beautiful christian music is heard during Lent.(yes there is beautiful music at Advent, Christmas, Easter and even ordinary time. … Continue reading

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Bible Stories for kids and adults to

Stories, whether online as a video or you reading from a book.should stay short…. no more than 10 minutes   Noahs Ark Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego Jesus walks on water the last supper   I found this youtube page https://www.youtube.com/user/TheChurchatPromenade/videosContinue reading

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The 23rd Psalm: a peaceful prayer

Psalm 23 King James Version (KJV) 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of … Continue reading

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Baptism, the first sacrament

As this is our topic for this week I thought perhaps I would post my thoughts here. Prior to this class it would be great to send out a note asking parents to share  their child some photos of their … Continue reading

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For these 40 days….

  forty days forty nights a phrase thats heard more than once in the bible some will translate it to mean just that exactly 40 days and 40 nights when in reality it translates to  “a very long time” Forty … Continue reading

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