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The Yoke of Fathering

The world is a pretty hectic place at the moment. If you’re anything like me you look at all the issues going on around the planet and you wonder if we’ll ever find some semblance of peace.

Probably not in our lifetime. So what do we do? What will help?

Maybe it’s just where I’m at right now, but I’m looking at the issues in the world today and I can’t shake the idea that most of the conflict and systematic problems could be avoided if good fathers were present. Continue reading The Yoke of Fathering

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A human being’s reflection at the end of 2020

Allow me to offer my thoughts, just as they are, at this stage in the year. I’ve been reflecting deeply over the past few months, and in the interests of brevity (and yours and my own attention span), here’s a snapshot.

I’m an ardent fan of Sting. Not just his music, but I enjoy his perspective on things. His worldview is a wonderful resource for me, personally.

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A clothes line, class discussion and profound insight

In my work with young children, there’s generally a lot of noise and a lot of movement involved. You know, like a lot. It’s much like the earth’s population at the moment: noisy and hurried. As we start the countdown to Christmas 2020, I ask the question: what is the world teaching this young generation? And what are they learning? Continue reading A clothes line, class discussion and profound insight