Wednesday, February 23, 2011

BIS #2302 AVEC SESSION

Student of Class VIII

NERUL, FEBRUARY 23, 2011: Our school was fortunate to have its first Value Education Orientation program. Fr. Glenford Lowe and Mr. Rochwyn Fernandes from AVEC had come to animate the session for us. The students from Std VII – IX participated in the sessions.

Our session began at 8.30 am with the prayer song ‘Dil Ke Mandir’. Mr. Rochwyn conducted the breathing exercises to relax our body completely. Fr. Glenn Lowe with the help of a ‘crumpled hundred rupee note’ made us realize that each and every one of us, however torn or soiled, still has great value. Through a variety of small but very reflective exercises, he helped us to move from living a ‘quantitative life’ to a more ‘qualitative life’. He helped us to have the courage to re-set the clock of our daily lives and to invest it on things that are really important and meaningful. He showed us that we all have four S's in our life. We are all sexual beings, sensual beings, social beings and sacred beings. Care for ‘self’ would involve caring on all these four dimensions. With the help of some captivating video clips we were able to learn the great values of life.

He ended his Value Education session by giving us Twelve Tips on how to live our lives based on good values. He invited us to be Climbers in life and to never quit or camp along the journey of

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