Monthly Archives: May 2014

On Democratic Schools

What is more important-that kids learn the same thing at the same time and pass high stakes tests that show they learned basic information? Or is it more important that they learn who they are, be comfortable in their own … Continue reading

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The Folly of Kings

I write this morning from the screened front porch of our century old brick farmhouse overlooking the vast front lawn with its winding creek and the pergola where my daughter’s wedding was held a couple of years ago. The sky … Continue reading

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A Confluence of Ideas

I learned from a friend recently that the most common phrase (command?) in the bible is “Do not be afraid.” Yet, how many of our decisions are based on fear? Fear of what others will think, fear of whether we … Continue reading

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Labeling the Divine

Our daughter came to us one day complaining that kids at school had laughed at her when she had called a deer “Bambi”. It wasn’t because she had called that particular deer by the name of the famous animated deer, … Continue reading

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A Brief Introduction

This blog is not about the Truth. Some might question whether it contains any truth. They may be right in their doubts. I have never had a deep religious experience. When I read Fingerprints of God I was envious of … Continue reading

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