What will you be doing in the future?
Friday, January 28, 2011
We have a daily Baha'i class and it is with great anticipation that we get our copy of Brilliant Star. Yesterday we opened it up and the kids went for the following as their first article to read and participate in. Here is what it says:
Traveling through Time
Hir-r-r-r-r. Clink. Screeeeech. Z0000m!" You've just pushed a big green button, and you're zipping through the years in your own time machine. What will you see when you arrive at your future? Will you be a research scientist in a lab, an environmentalist helping to save the planet, or a composer of intergalactic melodies? Will you live in a bustling city, a natural wilderness, a space station, or another exciting spot? How will you use your talents and interests to serve others? Having a vision of your future is an important step toward getting there. Let your imagination soar as you draw your dreams.
Your time machine has brought you to your future self, where you're busy fulfilling your dreams. Draw yourself and your destination on the screen.
Here is what eleven year old Thomas drew for his picture of himself in the future. He is in orbit around Mars, which is covered in terraforming machines, making it habitable:
Here is 16 year old Silvie's picture of herself in the year 2024, when she will be thirty years old. She has won a prize of some sort, she would not say what.