Christmas Celebration Journal: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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In a way similar to the journals I created for my students to use during Advent, I’ll be creating and posting Christmas Celebration Journals for my students to use in class during the remaining days of the Christmas season.

After our class opening prayer, I dim the lights, put on quiet music and walk my students through a brief, prayerful, centering activity. I continue to play the music and invite them to reflect on these journal pages (what they write is for them only) and/or to gaze at the art in prayerful contemplation.

I’ll offer the journals here in two forms – a PDF to “download and go” and as a Google Slides (in case you want to modify it)

And I’ll try to use both traditional and contemporary art:

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Advent Journey Journal: Third Tuesday of Advent

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Please download and share this journal page which I’m inviting my Sophomores to use during our Advent prayer time. Rather than write, they may also ponder and gaze at the relevant art on the slides.

PDF

Google Slides

And, as this is my last Advent Journal before we have our midterms and Christmas Break, enjoy this extra art:

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May you and yours have a blessed and joy-filled Christmas!

Meditation Monday: Third Week of Advent

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As I mentioned last Monday and the Monday before, the Spirituality Committee at my school has commissioned me to create a short video meditation for each Monday of Advent. It’s my pleasure to share this video for you to personally use or to share with others:

Advent Journey Journal: Second Friday of Advent

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Please download and share this journal page which I’m inviting my Sophomores to use during our Advent prayer time. Rather than write, they may also ponder and gaze at the relevant art on the slides.

PDF

Google Slides

Advent Journey Journal: Second Monday of Advent [402nd Post!]

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Please download and share this journal page which I’m inviting my Sophomores to use during our Advent prayer time. Rather than write, they may also ponder and gaze at the relevant art on the slides.

PDF

Google Slides

And, I’ve noted a milestone post (as I neglected to note #400!)

Advent Journey Journal: First Friday of Advent

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Please download and share this journal page which I’m inviting my Sophomores to use during our Advent prayer time. Rather than write, they may also ponder and gaze at the relevant art on the slides.

PDF

Google Slides