What is a Joyful Path?


This behavior-over-belief curriculum connects children with their own inner wisdom.  It teaches interdependence, self awareness, respect for nature, stillness, forgiveness, prayer, meditation, and integrity.  Using the Bible and other wisdom stories, A Joyful Path helps children learn how to follow the path of Jesus in today’s world.


What Is A Joyful Path Year One Like?


In A Joyful Path, Year One, we focus on behavior over belief. Focusing on the teachings of Jesus, Year One is all about supporting children to find their own inner wisdom and to connect to the Spirit and God Within All.


Topics Covered are:



The body


Heart nature

The Will

The Intellect

God Within All

Letting Go

The Universe


The Bible

The Life of Jesus

Christian Holidays




And MORE! Click here for more information and to see the full lesson list for Year One!

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What Is A Joyful Path Year Two Like?


In A Joyful Path, Year Two, we focus on some of the main tenets of Progressive Christianity and Spirituality, giving our children the foundation they need to walk the path of Jesus in today’s world.  It has stories and affirmations written to help children clarify their own personal beliefs while staying open to the wisdom of other traditions.


Year Two will be similar to Year One, in that it will have 38 lessons, full color original artwork, a contemplative and introductory section for the teacher in each lesson, 38 original stories, incredible heart warming, feeling based activities, and tips to bring music and nature into each lesson.


Year Two will have be slightly different from Year One, in that we are going to focus more directly on our eight points, breaking them down into 3-5 lessons per point.


Topics Covered are:


The Teachings Of Jesus



How We Treat Others

The Search for Understanding

Peace and Social Justice

The Integrity of the Earth

Life-Long Learning and Selfless Love


Click Here for More Information on Using This Curriculum, Year Two

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