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2016: Perspective

I am sitting at the breakfast table across from my son.  He is 14 1/2, and has a set of glowing blue headphones on his ears.   566 more words

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Preparing for Christmas

The following is an Advent prayer written by Henri Nouwen, a Dutch Roman Catholic priest, theologian and writer, who lived from 1932 to 1996.

Lord Jesus, Master of both the light and the darkness, send your Holy Spirit upon our preparations for Christmas. 76 more words

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The Same

Romans 8:11 “And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit, who lives in you.” 494 more words

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Inside Out

We live in a society that puts an inordinate emphasis on outward appearance. Unlike the Bible, where God repeatedly tells us to pay close attention to our inner self and our relationship with God. 36 more words

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The most dangerous thing

Reality is many-sided, with numerous contrasts and paradoxes.

Here is one:
If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. 119 more words

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Chopped Poetry: The results

This is an actual letter that I sent to three administrators and the P.A.S.S. teacher (a different take on adaptive behavior programs–kids who have very specific acting out tendencies) regarding one of the most surprising results from Chopped Poetry.  264 more words

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Stalling Death

One wants to tell a story, like Scheherezade, in order not to die. It’s one of the oldest urges in mankind. It’s a way of stalling death.

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