Category: Curriculum

Points to Ponder: A large part of growing – our character, heart, relationships, and faith – is to cultivate the habit of continuously challenging our internal limitations and comfort zones.  Essentially, to grow, we can’t stay the same!  Often the greatest lessons and victories lie behind some challenge we are asked to overcome.  Even though […]

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Reflection

Points to Ponder: What makes someone wise?  Wisdom comes from having gone through experiences rather than just intellectually understanding something.  But are all people who have had many experiences wise? On top of having the experience, the quality of thinking surrounding the experience determines the wisdom gained.  One digests the experience by reflecting on your […]

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A Life of Purpose

Intro: We’ve touched the last two weeks on original value and the importance of understanding our value from God’s viewpoint, not from a self-centered viewpoint. We’ve probably all asked the question, “What is my purpose?”   However, we often seek our answer centered on ourselves: “What do I want to be? What are my goals, my […]

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Heart of Serving

Points to Ponder: In wanting to receive love, it’s a powerful practice to give what we receive; otherwise, it just stagnates.  Through praying, study, reflection, we can receive a lot from our Heavenly Parent.  The next step is to go out and to give.  One of the best ways to do so is through serving. […]

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Points to Ponder: As God’s children, we’re each given the freedom, responsibility, and trust to co-create our lives.  Thus, our daily actions or inactions have a powerful influence on the development of our character, faith, relationships, and lives. Sometimes we may feel a “0” level connection to God and True Parents, or we feel “0” […]

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Intro: Ultimately we’re each responsible for our own lives of faith.   What does that mean to you?   Why do you find it meaningful and important to cultivate this area of your life?   Do you notice the difference in your life when it’s something that’s growing and thriving?   Quotes: “What is the […]

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Friends of Faith

Points to Ponder: The journey of faith, of growing our relationships with God, with True Parents, and with ourselves can sometimes feel like a solo journey, something we do on an individual level.  However, in the quotes below, Father encourages the value and importance of having friends of faith.  Of building friendships that center around […]

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Original Value

Intro: Where does our original value come from?   Divine eternal value comes from our origin – God, our Creator.  It doesn’t depend on your behavior, actions, or the results you produce; it comes from your identity as a child of God.  Your value is eternal, unchanging, and unique because it comes from an eternal, […]

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Life of Reporting

Points to Ponder: Growth comes when we can be honest with someone we trust loves us.  Reporting is when we honestly share our victories, challenges, and lessons, ideally to someone in a position closer to God than us.  They can help be a channel for God to reach us – give us guidance, insight, and […]

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