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The Nature of Wisdom – Women, Rationality, and Reason

[Wisdom from guest blogger Rachel Darnall.] Earlier this week, my good friend Jennifer Greenberg, who gets more than her fair share of trolls, attracted the attention of a certain “christian” gentleman who went a few rounds arguing with her, then … Continue reading

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The Bible Encourages Women Who Work Outside the Home

A recent report by Ashley C. Ford for Refinery21 notes that in a significant number of domestic relationships between women and men (married or unmarried) the woman earns more than the man. This is creating tension, according to an article … Continue reading

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Valuing Public Education 

Education is valuable. Quality education, that is. You can find good education and bad in every type – public, private, charter, parochial or home-school. The loudest criticism seems directed at public education. It makes sense. There are almost ten times … Continue reading

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Book Banning Hasn’t Accomplished Anything For Six Hundred Years

This is Banned Books Week, described as: … an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the … Continue reading

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The God Die Thing – a child’s view of the cross

[Today’s guest post is from Cara Meredith, with tender and powerful insights on childlike wisdom, mama bears, and the cross.] *** “Look, Mama! It’s the God die thing.” We’d just gotten off the freeway when he said it. My husband … Continue reading

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Everyone Has a Choice: fear and love

Don’t Give In to Those Who Motivate by Fear Fear of the other, fear of those not like us, fear of the strange and unfamiliar – these can be strong motivators when wielded by people with an agenda. Don’t follow … Continue reading

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My Mind is Like a Coffee Pot – a story about filtering words

More Coffee than Water Back in ’84 I was rafting the San Juan River in southern Utah with a bunch of other college students on a ten day field trip. Every morning our professor, Rod, would stoke the campfire, put … Continue reading

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Blind spot? What blind spot?

*** Mockers resent correction, so they avoid the wise. (Proverbs 15:12.) ***

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Kids Dancing At Funerals

When a beloved teacher passed away, his funeral procession took an interesting turn. His students danced, practically on his grave, and it was a powerful tribute to their love and respect for teacher Dawson Tamatea. New Zealand’s Manawatu Standard quoted Palmerston … Continue reading

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Jumping to Conclusions Hurts

This fellow seems rather earnest in his opinion: *** Why bother trying to understand others? After all, it’s easier to rest in your assumptions. Not wise, but easier: Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions. … Continue reading

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