Archive of ‘First and Last’ category

The Proof is in the Pudding

“You won’t know whether you like it until you’ve tried it.”   That’s the way our minds think, or at least the skeptical side of us. The I-can’t-accept-what-you’re-saying-until-I-check-it-out mindset. It’s “seeing is believing” and “actions speak louder than words.” Many of us won’t believe an idea or a story unless they’ve experienced it for themselves. So, […] Read more…

The Cure for Our Disease

  There’s a cure for our disease! Hooray! “Disease? What disease?”, you must be wondering. “I’m healthy, I’m fit, and I feel great!” Yes, and here’s hoping you are all three and more!  But we are ALL born with this common disease. It’s the Look! I’m Here, I’m Special Syndrome. Sometimes known as the Hey! […] Read more…

Women-Lives Changed Forever

Many different groups in our world today continue to seek recognition. They still call out to be valued. It’s 2012 for Pete’s sake!! Why should ANY group need to fight for being counted worthy??!! But, alas! They do. And the world is fallen. It’s broken. Struggles still remain. If it’s not cultural or racial groups, […] Read more…

The Powerful Paradox

Funny how a paradox makes no sense when you first hear it, and then it makes all the sense in the world when you take the time to understand it. “Without laws, we have no freedom.”  “Practice moderation in all things, including moderation.” “We sacrifice, so we might have gain.” “We have learned from history […] Read more…

First…What’s That All About?

Remember when you were a kid…and when you were lining up to go to lunch? or gym? And the teacher didn’t have any tricks (strategies) to get you to line up?? And that daily event never happened without fighting for being first in line? It took me about 3 years as a young teacher to […] Read more…

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