View this four minute video as a family...several discussions can "stem" from this film.
The Good that can come from the bad: Create an emotions line graph charting the farmers mood from hopeful optimism
at the beginning of the film, the joy of seeing his crop flourish, into despair after the destruction, and the feeling of joy in new life.
This is also a story of the resurrection of Jesus: from the death on the cross to the glory Easter Sunday.
Jeremiah 29:11-12 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.
Renewable Energy: Our Holy Father, Pope Francis’s stress on environmental protection since he was elected in March
and his choice of the name of a 13th century nature lover – Saint Francis of Assisi – may make a difference for all religions trying to work out how to safeguard the planet from threats including climate change.
Under his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, the Vatican took green steps such as installing solar panels on the roof of the Papal Audience Hall in 2008.
Care for the Environment: On September 21stwe participate in the annual "Adopt-A-Beach" shoreline
clean-up in conjunction with the "Alliance for the Great Lakes." More information in the bulletin.