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education

DailyWritingChallenge Day 3: Hope

“Somehow I might reconnect children with what it means to flourish, and through them, families, communities and eco-systems.”

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education

#DailyWritingChallenge Day 2 : Harmony

“It requires trust; to know that making mistakes in front of others will not diminish one’s worth, but is a necessary part of creativity.”

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#DailyWritingChallenge Day 1:Acceptance

“Now the new teacher can begin to stand within the community; to find belonging; to listen to the individual people around them; to appreciate them and be appreciated…”

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religion

Beyond the individual … towards the collective

“Understanding our common humanity: that we are not superior; that we all belong to communities, cultures and societies; that we are all responsible; that, I believe, can truly change the world for the better.”

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religion

Beyond ’empty vessel’ … to a whole person

What if, rather than sitting on a throne demanding all of our attention, God were actually watching us, delighting in our little, every day actions…

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religion

Beyond patriarchy … to equality

“Patriarchy has not only been left unchecked, it has been welcomed in, fed, given the run of the house and sent out into the world stronger than before. “

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religion

Beyond control … Towards trust: Part 2

“Fear leads to control, but love trusts people with their choices.”

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religion

Beyond control … towards trust: Part 1

“I imagine that God is more like a shepherdess, watching over the beauty of her flock with pride and joy…”

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religion

Beyond grace … Towards love

“‘I love you despite what you deserve’ is not love…”

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religion

Beyond Certainty… Towards Faith and Doubt

“It was the start of my learning to trust that inner voice, guiding my footsteps into places that my church said I shouldn’t go.”