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What does this statement mean to you? What, if anything, does it reveal about its author? Small group discussion. Conclude by having students write their response on a post-it.They read their brief statement upon posting it.
Sometimes "real" is our desire for a particular and preferred frame of reference to materialize. Our expectations may cause us to spend years believing the frame will be realized only because we once had it and want it again. Real is when we cease to wait for something to frame up. Waiting =/= Living. ~Zest of Life