Quotes

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!  Audrey Hepburn

Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman                                                                                                   I have learned that to be with those I like is enough. Walt Whitman

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. Albert Einstein
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert Einstein

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Mother’s Day

This Sunday is Mother’s Day so why not do some origami!

Heart – http://www.origami-instructions.com/easy-origami-heart.html

Flower – http://www.origami-instructions.com/origami-lily.html

Crane – http://www.origami-instructions.com/origami-crane.html

St Francis of Assisi

How long did Saint Francis live?

St Francis was born in 1181 and lived for 44 years before dying on the 3rd of October 1226 but his Feast Day is on the fourth.

 

Where and who was Saint Francis associated with?

Saint Francis was associated with Assisi and with the order of Franciscans.

 

What was happening at the time of his birth?

The Roman Catholic practise of the Blessed Sacrament spread from monasteries to local parishes.

 

How did he show that he loved God and others?

He gave away his inheritance and all he had for his faith and he helped and loved the poor so much he once kissed a leper.

 

Why do I admire him?

I admire him because he was loved by God so much that he received the STIGMATA or, more commonly know as the wounds of Christ. He was the first person to have it.

Also he loves animals like I do.

How can I be like Saint Francis in my daily life?

I can love and care for humans and animals alike and be reverent to God.

 

What fruits did Saint Francis show in his life?

He showed……

  • Love
  • Gentleness
  • Kindness
  • Goodness
  • Faithfulness

When he washed healed and lifted the spirits of the sick, homeless and the poor.

What gifts did Saint Francis show in his life?

He showed……

  • Wonder and awe
  • Reverence  
  • Fortitude

When he devoted his life to God.

 

Blurb – The Plan – My Story

Once upon a time there lived a gorilla named Greg.

He had two friends.

One was Holly the giraffe and the other was Dan the frog.

They all lived deep inside the jungle and had lots of cool adventures.

One day they were walking through the jungle when suddenly Bazzinga the tiger jump at Holly from the bushes!

Luckily Greg saved Holly by biting Bazzinga on the paw so that he ran away.

But unfortunately that was not the last they would see of Bazzinga!

Asylum Seekers

 

Who Are Asylum-Seekers?

An asylum seeker is someone who is forced to seek asylum in other countries because of famine and war.

When did they start coming?

Most asylum-seekers started to come to Australia in numbers after 1976 by boat in most cases, in vessels that were not to flash.

 

How do they get here?

Until recently, a vast majority between 96% and 99% of asylum seekers have arrived by air, well as boat arrivals only made up a small proportion.

In 2011 there has been many more boat arrivals, however boat arrivals still comprise less than half of Australia’s onshore asylum seekers.

Now In 2017 there are more boat arrivals.  

 

What’s the difference between asylum seekers and refugees?

The difference between an asylum seeker and a refugee is that a refugee has been accepted by the government to enter Australia where as asylum seekers have not.