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DUE: OCT. 12 3:00 p.m.
Quiet time and journal keeping:
Five times spend at least 15 minutes
completely alone, with no
Get in touch with the silence within
for the God within you. After each
time write a paragraph describing
E-mail the 5 typed paragraphs.
‘Fast’ from a luxury (T.V., IM,
Face book, texting, cell phone,
mirrors etc.) for 5 consecutive
and e-mail a 1-2 page typed paper
describing your experience and what
you learned about yourself.
a good deed of intentional choice.
Recalling Fr. Joe's sermon last week
about the blind man that all of
'important' people ignored, look at
your world (family, neighborhood,
social circle) and select someone
who is often ignored....
elderly relative, a sick or disabled
neighbor, a cousin or peer who is
without friends. Then go out of your
way to do something for or with that
a 1-2 page typed reflection on your
experience and what you learned.
Discuss one significant event
that has occurred in your life.
Evaluate in what ways that event
has had an impact upon you. What do
you feel you learned from the
experience? Upon reflection,
how to you feel or believe that
God was with you in that experience,
and, or what do you think God
was telling you in your
experience? E-mail 1-2
Create a piece of art or a visual
representation of some form of
suffering that you have gone
through. Write an explanation of
your creation. Include whether or
not you felt that God was
with you in your suffering.Hand
in your art and e-mail 1 typed page.
Write five suggestions for
parents as to how they might
respond more positively to the
independence of their teenage
daughters. Discuss these with your
parents and ask for their
comments. Summarize their insights
and your own reflections on your
E-mail 1-2 typed pages.
7. Read "SMASHED: Story of a
Drunken Girlhood". This is a
true story, a cautionary tale by a
young woman who grew up in Maryland.
Please answer the following
questions and e-mail.
1. Describe your experience of
reading this book. What were your
2. How typical do you think the
author's experience with alcohol
is? Is it what you see around you
in your social world?
3. How is the author's
use/misuse of alcohol connected what
what happened to her sexually?
4. The author never describes
herself as an 'alcoholic'. What do
you think about this? How would you
describe her drinking?
5. What is your 'takeaway' from
this book? What will you most
remember, and why?