The source of spiritual strength for some children lies in their focus on right and wrong. For them, knowing what’s right moves them to action. Teachers and parents can teach them safe practices for speaking up, and how to involve responsible adults as they advocate for change.

Conversation starter

Main idea: When you feel angry or sad about a wrong being done, you get moving to change it.

Meditation: “Come back to your God. Act with love and justice, and always depend on him.” Hosea 12:6

Let’s talk: Describe a time when you stood up for truth and justice. What kind of courage did you show? In what ways did you sense God’s presence with you to help you?