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Thoughts for the Week, from the Chaplain

Week Beginning 4 June 2018

This week's theme: Nurture

How wonderful, how beautiful, when brothers and sisters get along! Psalm 133:1

Try to think of a family you know where the brothers and sisters argue all the time, and another family where they get on very well.  What do you think has caused these two families to be so different?  Which family would you rather live in?  How can you nurture your own family to be more like that?

 

Men and women look at the face; God looks into the heart. 1 Samuel 16:7

Think of three people you know well.  Do their faces reflect what they are really like?  What about yours? What parts of your identity shine out from you? Who is the real you?

Jesus said: You're blessed when you can show people how to co-operate instead of compete or fight. That's when you discover who you really are, and your place in God's family. Matthew 5:9

Which of your classmates seems naturally good at co-operating with other people?  How do you compare to them?  If your natural tendency is to compete or fight, how can you change?

Prayer for this week

Dear God, 
Help me to remember that…..
In the stillness at the centre of your being
is the fountain of pure genius, 
the source of every masterpiece, 
the answer to every question, 
the solution to every problem 
and the fulfilment of every dream.
Please remind me daily of this 
and help me be a reminder to others that they may grow in you.
AMEN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The School Prayer

Eternal God,
Help us through our duty to you
To love our neighbour,
To care for others,
To do our best for and in school,
To work for the common good of our community,
And to care for ourselves as we serve you.

Amen