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Hopes and Dreams


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  • Hopes and Dreams

Category: Prayer Activities Age Group: 7 - 11's Age Group: 12 - 16's Age Group: 16+

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Everyone has hopes and dreams - things they would like to have, or to be, things they would like to do, or places they would like to go. Some hopes and dreams are small and could happen today. Others are huge and may take a whole lifetime to reach. Some hopes and dreams feel impossible.

This activity encourages pupils to think about their hopes and dreams. It involves writing down three hopes and dreams; the first for a small hope or dream, something that could happen today. The second for a bigger hope or dream, something that is possible, but might take a long time to reach. The third for a huge hope or dream, something that feels impossible.

“Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” Helen Keller

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” Martin Luther King, Jr

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