Constructing An Image Of God Part II

Constructing An Image Of God Part II

Conversations with children about philosophy can be particularly rich. Big questions like "What is real?" or "What makes me me?" or "What happens after people die?", big questions without obvious answers, are like playgrounds for the intellect.  Some of the deepest...
Constructing An Image Of God, Part I

Constructing An Image Of God, Part I

As Autumn blows slowly through the wooded path along the James River in my neighborhood, I am reminded of the conversations held by a group of children I know to co-construct an image of God. How profound their thinking, and how beautiful their representations! This...

Difficult Topics: Death And Beyond

"We don't talk about that here" are limiting words. There's a gift in difficult topics. I offer you the story of the dead fish. One morning we entered the classroom to find that the Betta fish that we'd had for about a month had died. The children never paid the...