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Straight Talk on Drugs and alcohol from a Pastor about his Kid to your Kids. (Get your kids to watch this!)

Pastor Ron Carpenter Jr. of Redemption Church in Greenville, SC has a serious talk with the youth of his congregation. He goes to a place few pastors go, and transparently tells a deeply personal story of heartache, drama, and his never-ending battle to save his oldest son from a crippling drug addiction. 66 more words


Less Anxiety; More Success

In a recent radio interview I was asked how students were different from when I began teaching over 30 years ago. One major change I’ve observed is that students suffer more anxiety today. 844 more words

In Their Shoes

It was 2:30 on Thursday afternoon, and I could barely stay awake. I needed to use the restroom, but I tried to focus on the class discussion and think of something intelligent to contribute. 532 more words

Tips And Tricks

Mixing it Up

For those of you who have already read my first book A Bird and the Dragon: Their Love Story: A Memoir, you may have come away with the impression that we ran a fairly well-oiled machine of a family, with only a few glitches. 908 more words

Settings and What That Might Involve

I awoke this morning to the sound of thunder and the heavy pounding of rain outside. We have had a flood watch in this area since yesterday. 375 more words