JOURNAL TOPIC: [today's tunes: "Ballad of a Thin Man" by Bob Dylan; "Land of Confusion" by Genesis]
Oysters make pearls as a way to protect themselves from foreign substances. Essentially, an irritant gets inside the oyster's shell, and the oyster covers it in layers of the same material that makes up its shell. Sometimes I wonder if emotions that we experience as irritating serve the same function for us. How can feelings like confusion, bewilderment, and even frustration be HELPFUL in life and lead us to create a beautiful/valuable result?
2. Discuss "Value of Life" posts and next steps
3. Vocab review/study
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