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The Pendulum Swing

“I think if that was me, I would’ve been gone the first time somebody hit me. Once would’ve been enough.”

“Yeah, well, we all think we’re a lot more of a badass than we actually are and when we suddenly find ourselves in a situation we don’t know how to handle, we find out pretty quick that we’re not as bad as we thought we were.” 678 more words

Where Law Fails!

The society has many laws, regulations, customs, rules by which it controls the order. Law here plays the most important role as because of the fact that it has binding force, which is absent in the other cases. 985 more words



The official countdown is on – 33 days until I move to my new home and 53 days until I begin my course!

I feel like I should be doing something – anything! 507 more words


Book Review “My Baddass Book of Saints: Courageous Women Who Showed Me How to Live” by Maria Morera Johnson, (2015) Ave Maria Press

15 years teaching Religious Education in a Catholic high school has shown me that students, particularly girls, love to hear stories about inspiring women.  It is a shame then, that many of the female heroes of the Catholic Church, our Saints, are introduced to children in books as caricatures; one dimensional characters that most ‘normal’ people struggle to get close to.  410 more words

Tanya Grech Welden

Book Review Pray With Me: "Seven Simple Ways to Pray With Your Children", by Grace Mazza Urbanski, (2015) Ave Maria Press

Although specifically targeted at parents, Grace Mazza Urbanski’s book Pray With Me: Seven Simple Ways to Pray With Your Children is perfect for use by teachers with strong application for the classroom, or, as part of a professional development program.  327 more words

Tanya Grech Welden

Teaching God – Angela Tilby

The author has become controversial, not least from some daft, ill-thought-out views in her Church Times column.

However, I have a lot of respect for her because she has held down some very important jobs in secular society, not least in the BBC and she writes intelligently when at length (rather than in sound bytes). 1,025 more words

Religious Education

The Messy Tidbits of a Picture Perfect Life: Catholic School Teachings

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this but my youngest son attends a Catholic school. It was our intention that both boys attend Catholic school but given our oldest needs some reading assistance and speech therapy, when learning that the Catholic school could not provide and did not allow us to coordinate those services into the school, we sent him elsewhere. 788 more words