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#1GC: What Seeds Can Teach Us
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Too Hot, Too Cold, Just Right Feb 15, 2022

On January 28, 1986, thousands of teachers in the United States stopped their regular lesson and directed millions of students towards the television screen.

Millions of adults paused their daily activities to tune into the live broadcast from Cape Canaveral, Florida. NASA’s Space Shuttle...

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Can You Lend a Hand? Feb 08, 2022

In the 1980’s, an epidemic terrorized the world.

Scientists and physicians knew little about the disease now known as AIDS or even about the virus which caused it, HIV. In 1985 Mother Teresa, founder of the Catholic order, Missionaries of Charity, opened a hospice in New York for AIDS...

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If You Can't Take the Heat... Feb 01, 2022

I have a love/hate relationship with exercise.

I hate taking time away from other activities to go walk or bike or push bars and pull levers. I love, however, the results. Being able to pick up a grandchild without worrying about throwing out my back. Trekking around a city or through the woods...

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The Cost of Miscounting Jan 25, 2022

In January, 2017, a jockey aboard the horse Locally Sauced rounded the bend in a race in Hokitika, New Zealand and urged his mount to run hard.

Locally Sauced complied and opened a large lead on the straightaway, pulling ahead of the rest of the competitors by several lengths. After passing the...

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How Heavy Is Your Rule Book? Jan 18, 2022

              Ever felt tempted to throw the rule book at somebody, but you couldn’t because it was too heavy to pick up?

Blame Ur-Nammu. Never heard of him? Not to worry. Neither have any of your friends or family –...

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The Awful In-between Dec 29, 2021

What’s life like for you between Christmas and New Years?

Is it more of the “normal” only with a four-day work week instead of five? Or is your profession even more demanding during this time?

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A Merry, Musical Christmas
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A Merry, Musical Christmas Dec 21, 2021

What's your favorite Christmas carol?

In the midst of wrapping, cleaning, baking, or repairing the ornaments on the tree the cat or dog or toddler mistook for chew toys, listen in for some inspiration about the season's music! 

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The Nativity: A Tale of Two E's Dec 14, 2021

What words jostle to the front of your mind when you hear “The birth of Christ?” Shepherds? Inn? Angels? Stable? Mary? Joseph? Census? Bethlehem? Star? Kings? Empathy? Envy?

Wait, what? Empathy and envy? Messages about the Incarnation, whether voiced from pulpits, inked on cards, or...

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Ancient Feasts, War Memorials, & Christmas Celebrations
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The Wicked Wicks of Advent Nov 30, 2021

 “Moooommmm…he blew out my candle!” Eyes glowered across the table as the offending sibling selected a weak reply, “I didn’t mean to” or the echo of Eden, “It wasn’t my fault!”

Striking another match, I relit the wick so the...

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Old Proclamations & Prayers for Modern Times Nov 23, 2021

Sometimes you just can't say it any better!

This year, before the turkey or (in my case) the pumpkin pie is devoured, read these words penned by George Washington declaring a day of Thanksgiving. It's okay to stop, explain, and discuss the meaning of phrases no longer in common use. I've taken...

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