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Thought For the Day: I Hope That In This Year To Come, You Make Mistakes

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never … Continue reading

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A Mustang’s Spirit

A Mustang’s Spiritby Michael DoyleA mustang’s spirit can never be brokenThe wild wind said in words unspokenInto the sky, the story of wild turned to loveBorn in a meadow with only the stars aboveSkies as endless as these were beautifulShy … Continue reading

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First Principles: Judges, Therefore Should Be Always Men of Learning and Experience In the Laws, of Exemplary Morals, Great Patience, Calmness, Coolness and Attention

“Judges, therefore, should be always men of learning and experience in the laws, of exemplary morals, great patience, calmness, coolness, and attention. Their minds should not be distracted with jarring interests; they should not be dependent upon any man, or … Continue reading

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The Moral Imagination

It is not enough to give to our children and our society definitions of right and wrong or normless stories and books leading to an inability to make the profound decisions needed for the better world we so desperately need. … Continue reading

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On Being Eleventeen

My youngest daughter turns 11 tomorrow.   She’s brilliant, witty, charming in her own ways and has a bright future ahead of her.  Yes.  I am a very proud father of both of my princesses.   The only kingdom I … Continue reading

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First Principles: Education Uncoupled From Religion Harms Morality and Principles

“Without religion, I believe that learning does real mischief to the morals and principles of mankind.”  – Benjamin Rush (1783)    

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First Principles: A Judge, Particularly A Supreme Court Justice, Should Be of Particular Merit, Character and Ability

“Judges, therefore, should be always men of learning and experience in the laws, of exemplary morals, great patience, calmness, coolness, and attention. Their minds should not be distracted with jarring interests; they should not be dependent upon any man, or … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Successful Teaching Is When Students Want To Learn and Grow On Their Own

“The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, “The children are now working as if I did not exist.”  – Maria Montessori, educator (31 Aug 1870-1952)      

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Learning and Knowing Jesus

Based in part on Philippians 3:10: Learning and Knowing Jesus by Michael Romani That we might know Him Moving this out past whim The questions start to run How to tell about the one What might one start to tell About … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Perfectly Appropriate To Copy The Nuances, Mannerisms, Styles and Cultural Idioms of Other Cultures

“By now you’ve probably heard that an American teenager wore a traditional Chinese dress to her prom. The young lady, Keziah Daum, is not ethnically Chinese or Asian. And this infuriated a lot of people on Twitter. … Cultural appropriation … Continue reading

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