Waking Up Bees
Stories of Living Life's Questions
Engaging and true-to-life, these 10 short stories vividly portray people who are wrestling with important life issues—love, work, money, suffering, communication, vocation, and more. Written from a young person's viewpoint, the stories offer in-depth material for reflecting on the meaning and practice of the Christian life.
- Lacey escapes spending a drunken night in a Tijuana jail only to be shaken up the next morning by encounters with a world he has never known.
- Scott and Emily have just gotten engaged, but Emily wonders if they will turn out like her miserable, divorcing parents.
- Lily's developmentally disabled brother, Christopher, can be exasperating. But he has some lessons to teach her, like how to wake up bees.
A companion leader's guide is also available, which includes suggestions for using the stories with groups.
Copyright: Jan. 1, 1999
Size: 4.125 x 7.125
Length: 168 pages
By Heidi Borton, VOYA