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Thought For the Day: For A Time Is Coming When People Will No Longer Listen To Sound and Wholesome Teaching. They Will Follow Their Own Desires….

“For a time is coming when people will no longer listen to sound and wholesome teaching. They will follow their own desires and will look for teachers who will tell them whatever their itching ears want to hear.” – 2 … Continue reading

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First Principles: Truth, Not the Word of Teachers

“Truth, not the word of teachers.” – James Madison Veritas non verba magistri. James Madison’s seal used on his important documents. Loosely it means “Think for yourself.” I have chosen the stronger translation because in times when the NYT literally … 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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Dr. Seuss With No Excuse

Two weeks in aka Day 14 of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020 and the challenge prompt today is: “to think about your own inspirations and forebears (whether literary or otherwise). Specifically, I challenge you today to write a poem that deals with the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Best Teachers Act Like Bridges

“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.” – Nikos Kazantzakis, poet and novelist (18 Feb 1883-1957)   … Continue reading

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