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Gentle Parenting Month 9

Gentle Parenting Month 9

How are you doing on your goal of becoming a gentler parent?  Have you put the previous 8 steps into practice?  Are you still working on the first one?  Have…

Power and Witness

Power and Witness

I love watching magic shows­­.  Sleight of hand and illusion fascinate me.  But the one kind of act I hate to see is an escape attempt.  That’s probably because when…

The Faith to Fall 

The Faith to Fall 

There I stood in front of the climbing wall. You know the behemoth: a slick, black wall with colorful rubberized grips peppered across its face. The climber gets fitted with…

Identity

Identity

If you ask someone for identification these days, he most likely will show you his driver’s license. That document will tell you his age, address, gender, and the sort of…

Questions, Answers, and Blesh

Questions, Answers, and Blesh

It is Tuesday morning and I am still here so I must have survived the surplus sale. Management was pleased. I only bought one. That’s right, one. I survived these…

It’s a, um, black snake?

It’s a, um, black snake?

 A couple of years ago, in May, I wrote about a black snake showing up in the bedroom of a friend. That thing not only showed up, it stretched itself…

So True

So True

Perhaps you will chuckle as you read the following because, as stupid as it sounds, this is exactly what we all do! ppp GOD to ST. FRANCIS:  You know all…

Helping Your Teenage Girls

Helping Your Teenage Girls

In my grandparent’s generation, teenage girls were called debutantes; times have changed and so have the names used.  Today, a teenage girl title ranges from adolescent, teenager, teenybopper, deb, young…

Going for a Dip Doesn’t Have to Lead to Disaster

With temperatures steadily on the rise, Monday, May 25, 2015 marked the official beginning of swim season for many pools and lakes across the state.  Although warm weather is traditionally…

Thanking Those Who Serve

Thanking Those Who Serve

As we observe Memorial Day, we remember with gratitude all of those brave men and women who have defended our great nation, and we pay tribute to those who have…

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