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Be Real In Faith, In Life

“I always look for the mask people are wearing,” said a friend once.

I suppose that comment is cynical, since he assumes everyone has ulterior motives or is hiding something. 279 more words


To begin 2016, think about the end

During the autumn, I wrote a series of short commentaries on the Nicene (Niceno-Constantinopolitan) Creed. The final installment is for this Sunday, and focuses on the very last line of the creed: death, resurrection and new life. 374 more words

Spiritual Life

Getting away

You can do this anytime you want, for free!

Go to a park. Go for a walk by yourself. Pay attention to the sights, sounds and smells. 10 more words


Can I have your attention?


Educators (including myself) spend way too much time lamenting the problem of cell phones in the classroom, and not enough time creating solutions. Student distractibility existed long before cell phones. 210 more words


Love with No Strings Attached

Featured Picture Book


(Available at your local public library or bookstores, including online stores.)

Girlpie was one of the many loving names Mom and Dad gave their little girl. 415 more words


Have We Become Voyeurs

One of my Spiritual Disciplines is fasting–fasting from TV news, that is.

No, I’m not a flaming conservative who thinks all the media has a liberal bias. 326 more words



This weeks session @ BASICs Memory Workshop focused on

Attention and Concentration

As part of the session, we were given two maze puzzles to do.  Now, the aim wasn’t to complete the puzzles – more to concentrate on doing them and maintaining the focus of going round the mazes. 108 more words