St. John's Uniting Church Wahroonga

Existentialism in year one

question-resizedThis week at the Bushschool scripture I told the story of the Good Shepherd to the kindy class and to year one. Towards the end of the wondering time I asked “I wonder where this place might really be?”. The kindy kids, of course, are all very concrete – “I think it might be on a farm” “I think it might be in India”. The year ones began the same, and then one of the kids suggested it might be “heaven, you know, up in the sky”. A few other suggested the same, before a girl who’d hardly said a word put her hand up and suggested “I think the whole thing might be a journey…”