Category Archives: Mind

Guepard Boxing Club: Helping People Help Themselves

Two weeks ago, we discussed ‘the Education Triangle:’ the student, the parent(s)/guardian(s) and the teacher/school.  We noted that very few parents of the 20 children from Guepard Boxing Club who we send to school in Cité Soleil, Haiti have had … Continue reading

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Education: the Grading Scale

We fund the tuition and other school costs (uniforms, school supplies, etc.) for 20 Guepard Boxing Club (GBCCS) children.  The annual cost per student for the 2017/2018 school year is $250 USD, a bargain by U.S. standards, a near impossible … Continue reading

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The Education Triangle

Having raised four children – five when I include my nephew who we were blessed to have in our household for five years – I have much experience with education… education in the home, education in school, and education outside … Continue reading

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Spiritual Understanding

In a December 2017 interview with Kozo Hattori and Pavithra Mehta from Awakin.org, Dr. Manulani Aluli Meyer said, “A spiritual understanding not practiced under fire is without value.”  This is as profound a statement of spirituality as I have heard.  … Continue reading

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Angels

In a recent “Listen Well” offering, author, playwright and essayist Margaret Dulaney referenced the Irish mystic, Lorna Byrne.  Unfamiliar with Lorna Byrne, I did some research which quickly grabbed my attention.  I purchased her first book Angels in My Hair … Continue reading

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Expressing Love and Joy

We woke up this April morning to a blizzard.  It is as beautiful as it is surprising.  After walking the dogs for their morning constitutions, I shoveled the driveway and cleared the walkway to the house – more for the … Continue reading

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Who Is Your Neighbor?

Who is your neighbor?  No, I’m not asking the question from a biblical perspective.  I am asking the question from a strictly geographic perspective.  Who is the person who lives in the house or perhaps apartment next to your house … Continue reading

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The Three Evils of Society

Every third Monday of January – a day close to his birthday – we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Every year since 2013 on that day, I post Dr. King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”  In it, he says, … Continue reading

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Consecration of the Seed

While I know of no practical reason to change my clock, I made the obligatory ‘spring forward’ when I retired last night. I slept until 6AM, an hour later than I would normally awake, and was greeted with a light … Continue reading

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Jungian Parenting

I claim to know squat diddly – or is it diddly squat? – about Jungian psychology much less analysis. With that humble acknowledgement, I wish to share several quotes from a book written by  Jungian analyst James Hollis, PhD in … Continue reading

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