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Reflections on teaching and why I sought a new platform

“You’re a bad teacher!”

The moment those words were spit in my face, I knew that my days in in formal education were coming to a close. 1,178 more words

Relationship With God

Orca Baby Tree Lives!

Remember my Orca experience last year?

One of the babies I saw last year was a little male named Baby Tree, named for Tree Island, where he was born off the harbour of Tofino. 54 more words

Animal Communication

Planted and Blooming

“Bloom where you are planted.”

I’ve been hearing this phrase everywhere lately.  So naturally, it’s got me thinking.

I feel like I need to confess that my first thought on this phrase isn’t very spiritual or wise or deep.  487 more words


Nunc Dimittis

You may have heard the famous story of the legendary jazz saxophone musician John Coltrane of whom it was said, during a live performance of A Love Supreme, “every last ounce of his skill and musicianship seemed to come together in an absolutely magical performance. 663 more words


Labor Day

Honoring Our Gift

Ecclesiasticus 38:27-32a; Psalm 107:1-9 or Psalm 90:1-2, 16-17; 1 Corinthians 3:10-14 Matthew 6:19-24

The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. 

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Dear Ms. Chauntrip-

I can’t decide whether or not I’d like to meet you. Please understand…you’re far away. I know you’ve been looking for someone like me, but I don’t know if I’m ready. 277 more words