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Families

Families

– Give thanks for your family, for each person, for who they are and who God made each of you to be. – “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is...

Phases of Disaster

Phases of Disaster

During a tragedy, like the ones we have experienced in Orlando, there are several types of victims: Direct Victims: These are the individuals who were in the building during the event, those who are wounded, as well as the family of those who were killed. Indirect...

Contrasts of Life

Contrasts of Life

A few months ago, I was asked to accompany a group of teachers to Haiti in order to provide workshops on Crisis Management and Understanding Stress at a Conference for Christian School Teachers.  I have to admit that when I was originally asked I looked for reasons...

Why Play?

Why Play?

Neuroscientist, biologists, and developmental psychologists all agree that animals were created with the innate sense to play.  Play is essential for the developing brain.  Play forms neural networks that create a foundation for life-long learning and curiosity....

Spring – A Time of Renewal

Spring – A Time of Renewal

In my former life (as a Parish Pastor), this was a very busy time of the year. The season of Lent is a time of reflection in many congregations – that means additional worship services, special events and much planning and creativity. And then came Easter...

How well are you aging?

How well are you aging?

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln   The Western world tends to discard people once they reach a certain age and that age seems to be getting younger and younger. Our collective youth-obsessed...

Build On Each New Day

Build On Each New Day

As we approach a New Year, it seems important to remember, “The past isn’t like a landscape or a vase of flowers that is just there. It is more like the raw material awaiting a builder…” (Transitions: Making Sense Out of Life’s Changes, William Bridges). Each new day...

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