Joseph spoke to the hearts of his brothers. He really meant what he said and his brothers felt better after he reassured them.
Discuss with your children:
- What does it mean to speak to someone’s heart?
- What is the difference between speaking to the heart and to the brain?
- Think of ways to reassure someone that you sincerely forgive them for something.
- Reassure the person through their heart.
- Reassure the person through their brain.
- Reassure the person through both their heart and their brain.
- Write what you would say if you were Joseph to your brothers to reassure them that you forgive them.
- How would you talk to their heart?
- How would you talk to their mind?
- Look up what Joseph said to his brothers in the Bible and compare it to what you said. (Genesis 50:19-21)
- Research the heart as an organ in the body.
- Check out which foods are good for your heart.
- Make a healthy heart dinner for your family.
- Draw a person with a heart in the correct spot.
- Why is it important to talk to someone’s heart?
- Why is it important to talk to someone’s brain?
- Make a case in front of a judge of why it is more important to talk to someone’s brain or heart.
- Now defend the other side.
- Be the judge and make comments on the strong and weak points of your cases.
- Create a campaign for people to speak to the heart from the heart. Use at least three of the following:
- Newspaper advertisements
- Magazine advertisements
- Radio advertisements
- TV advertisements
My Indiegogo campaign is now over but you can buy Enjoying the Book of Esther: The Bible in Rhyme on Amazon.
Also check out my other books:
- Enjoying Genesis: The Bible in Rhyme (Also available in large print.)
- Enjoying Exodus: The Bible in Rhyme
- Birthday Cards & Toasts: Express Yourself in Rhyme
- Cards & Toasts For Almost All Occasions: Express Yourself in Rhyme
- Cards, Toasts & Notes For the Office: Express Yourself in Rhyme
- The Big Book of Cards & Toasts For Almost All Occasions: Express Yourself in Rhyme