We walked our school boundaries today, like Martin did in Jackie French's book titled 'Walking the Boundaries'. We knew that Martin had begun his journey eager to finish it, knowing that at the end he would own Old Ted's farm. He was eager to be rich and knew what he wanted!
As we walked the school boundaries we discovered many things we didn't know about our school. A giant possum dray (home of a possum), plaques on the front fence, rubbish (that was quickly scooped up and deposited in the rubbish bins). As we walked the questions demanding where we were going disappeared and we simply kicked leaves, looked at old bricks and smelt the leaves of our peppercorn tree.
Upon our arrival at our starting point we thought about our brief journey.
We reflected on the way we changed. That while the boundary stayed the
same we changed, slowed down, and in a moment looked at the our place a
Perhaps Martin will change too as he ventures around the boundaries of Old Ted's farm! Perhaps that what our life's journey is about, changing and being open to change.