Monday, July 30, 2007

Faith Based

The religious community can have a big role in getting kids outside. Here's a good article that discusses just that.
The movement is not about promoting playground visits or organized sports, of which there is no apparent shortage. Instead, it's pushing the idea that time in nature -- even in an urban setting -- can provide crucial physical, psychological and, as religious leaders point out, spiritual benefits.

It's refreshing to see the religious community jumping on board this movement, and they can do much to keep it fueled.