Talks to Sunday School Teachers

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George H. Doran Company, 1920 - 178 من الصفحات
"This book is in a sense a supplement to The Pupil and the Teacher, as it is my response to the request that I write in fuller and more concrete detail concerning certain topics briefly referred to in that book. It has, however, a body of its own, and is published in the hope that parents and Sunday school teachers may be helped by these talks to gain further insight into the psychology of boys and girls and a better understanding of some of the pedagogical problems involved in their religious education. That it may be the better available for use by teacher-training or parents' classes, or as a basis for a series of Sunday school workers' conferences, questions for discussion and a brief bibliography are appended to each chapter"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2015 APA, all rights reserved).

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الصفحة 11 - Who can tell what a baby thinks ? Who can follow the gossamer links By which the manikin feels his way Out from the shore of the great unknown, Blind and wailing, and alone, Into the light of day...
الصفحة 178 - ... fables. And exercise thyself unto godliness : for bodily exercise is profitable for a little ; but godliness is profitable for all things, having promise of the life which now is, and of that which is to come.
الصفحة 76 - Seize the very first possible opportunity to act on every resolution you make, and on every emotional prompting you may experience in the direction of the habits ycu aspire to gain. It is not in the moment of their forming, but in the moment of their producing motor effects, that resolves and aspirations communicate the new "set
الصفحة 35 - I would do it ; if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that.
الصفحة 63 - I have read in a book,' he said, 'and that was told to me, And this I have thought that another man thought of a Prince in Muscovy.' The good souls flocked like homing doves and bade him clear the path, And Peter twirled the jangling keys in weariness and wrath. 'Ye have read, ye have heard, ye have thought,' he said, 'and the tale is yet to run: By the worth of the body that once ye had, give answer - what ha
الصفحة 63 - And Peter twirled the jangling keys in weariness and wrath. "Ye have read, ye have heard, ye have thought," he said, "and the tale is yet to run : "By the worth of the body that once ye had...
الصفحة 82 - Deliberation is actually an imaginative rehearsal of various courses of conduct. We give way, in our mind, to some impulse; we try, in our mind, some plan. Following its career through various steps, we find ourselves in imagination in the presence of the consequences that would follow: and as we then like and approve, or dislike and disapprove, these consequences, we find the original impulse or plan good or bad.
الصفحة 81 - The whole story of our dealings with the lower wild animals is the history of our taking advantage of the way in which they judge of everything by its mere label, as it were, so as to ensnare or kill them. Nature, in them, has left matters in this rough way, and made them act always in the manner which would be oftenest right.
الصفحة 110 - I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that I might instruct others also, than ten thousand words in a tongue.
الصفحة 76 - Keep the faculty of effort alive in you by a little gratuitous exercise every day. That is, be systematically ascetic or heroic in little unnecessary points, do every day or two something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it, so that when the hour of dire need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved and untrained to stand the test...

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