Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Riddle and Mystery: A Program on the Big Questions for Grade 6

Activity 2: Story - The Thief Within

Activity time: 7 minutes

Materials for Activity

Preparation for Activity

  • Print out the story and prepare to tell it to the group.

Description of Activity

Read or tell the story, "The Thief Within." Engage participants in discussion:

  • What happened?
  • Why did the monk get so upset? What caused him to scold himself?
  • What is the "inner teacher" he talks about? (Affirm that it is the monk's conscience.)