Tag Archives: NPR

“This Is What It Means To Be Included”

[I have a guest post today at Amy Julia Becker’s blog Thin Places. Amy Julia blogs about faith and family and people with disabilities, and a host of other things of life.] *** “This is what it means to be … Continue reading

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Global Warming – Being In Denial Is No Joke

Denial of Overwhelming Evidence According to a recent report on NPR: Academies of science around the world agree that climate change is real and caused largely by burning fossil fuels. So do many professional scientific organizations. Polls of scientists point … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day and the Myth of the Proverbs 31 Woman

[This originally appeared at Think Christian, whose editor is gracious and generous in allowing me to write for occasionally. While originally focusing on parenthood generally, I thought it appropriate for a Mother’s Day re-run.] *** A recent Pew Research survey about … Continue reading

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Modern Parenthood and the Myth of the Proverbs 31 Woman

[I have a post at Think Christian on how today’s working moms can emulate the Proverbs 31 Woman. My conclusion may not be what you are expecting.] Work and parenthood are the subjects of an NPR report on a recent survey that: … Continue reading

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Sunday School: a lesson in weakness

Here’s a little classroom exercise for whoever wants to earn extra credit (plus, as an added bonus, the top answer will receive 10,000 interwebz). Compare and contrast the following quotes. You may work in groups. Compassion is not a sign … Continue reading

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