Throughout our abundant lives, we can find simple and quick ways to connect our learning and growth at church to our lives at home.
We told the story of The Boy Who Cried Wolf and discussed how to be trustworthy.
Share a quote: “If you want to be trusted, be trustworthy.” How can you be trustworthy today?
Listen to Michael Franti’s Have a Little Faith In Me
Part of being trustworthy means telling the truth, but that’s not all there is to being trustworthy. What are some other ways you can be trustworthy? (Some ideas if you get stuck- follow through on what you say you will do, have courage to do the right thing, keep promises, return things that belong to others). Discuss some what-if situations and how you can be trustworthy. For example, what if you find a wallet? What if you made a promise to a friend to play but then you wanted to do something else?
Read The Empty Pot by Demi
Try a trust walk! Pick a location that’s right for your family- your house, a playground, or on a trail. One partner is the guide and the other partner is blindfolded. Guide your partner safely from one end of the course to the other. Then switch roles! Have a discussion afterwards. What was it like to be the guide? Did your partner trust you? Why or why not? What was it like to be blindfolded? Did you trust your guide? Why or why not?