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Blessed Books


Jun 26, 2018

Kailina reflects on the magic of teenage romance. Her story sparks a discussion about how girls and boys are socialized differently, how Meg and Calvin are perhaps meant to parallel the Biblical characters of Adam and Eve, how the trio of Mrs. Whatsit, Who, and Which are perhaps metaphors for the Christian Holy Trinity, and the need to strike a balance between scientific and religious thought. 

For the last time this season, they use the sacred reading practice, Lectio Divina, to search for sacred wisdom in this chapter. They discover the opportunities for love that dissatisfaction and yearning can offer us and ponder the role of external affirmations in their lives.