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More People, More Power: How Small Acts Can Contribute to a New World Order

The concept of progressive revelation (that God sends us Revelation in increasingly big doses through the different Manifestations of God) is based on the reality that humanity is maturing.  It is going through stages that are akin to one human’s development from infancy to childhood, onto adolescence and, finally, into adulthood. As a human being… Read More More People, More Power: How Small Acts Can Contribute to a New World Order

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Is it a baby boy? No? Then why is she wearing blue?

Even before we knew if our child was going to be a girl, her father and I started shopping for clothes.  On the one hand, we were looking for any excuse to get our hands on the ridiculously adorable miniature versions of what we wear that grace the stores (I mean have you seen the… Read More Is it a baby boy? No? Then why is she wearing blue?

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Human Rights For Everyone—Including Our Babies

I think we can all agree that babies are human beings just like we are—albeit with quite a few developmental accomplishments ahead of them.  However, I find that we have a hard time putting this concept into practice.  Actually, to be blunt: it is amazing to me how disrespectful we are of our little one’s… Read More Human Rights For Everyone—Including Our Babies

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Book Review: ‘Killer In The Band’, by Lauren Carr

About the author Lauren Carr is the international best-selling author of the Mac Faraday, Lovers in Crime, and Thorny Rose Mysteries.  The twelfth installment in the Mac Faraday Mystery series, Candidate for Murder, was released in June 2016.  Lauren is a popular speaker who has made appearances at schools, youth groups, and on author panels… Read More Book Review: ‘Killer In The Band’, by Lauren Carr

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The Woman Carries the Baby, The Man Does… Nothing? Some Thoughts on Supporting the Partner of a Pregnant Woman

Something has been troubling me over the last couple of years and, now that I am living through the experience of being pregnant, it’s hitting home hard. While it’s true that physically, I am carrying our child, the emotional, mental, and spiritual weight of the responsibility is not only on my shoulders.  Even a good… Read More The Woman Carries the Baby, The Man Does… Nothing? Some Thoughts on Supporting the Partner of a Pregnant Woman

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Building Coherence: Writing to Contribute to the Betterment of Society

When reading about the habits of highly successful people, a couple of things seem universal. Most of them seem to have a rigorous routine. Most of them delegate unimportant tasks. When possible, a large part of them simplify their lives so that they are able to focus on the more important things. All these things… Read More Building Coherence: Writing to Contribute to the Betterment of Society

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The Fear of Making Mistakes: There is not Such a Thing as Failure

Let’s face it: mistakes earn a bad reputation pretty early on. When we make mistakes on a test at school, it gets marked in bold red, is sometimes mentioned by the teacher as a bad thing we should not have done, and something our parents tell us not to repeat next time. This relationship with… Read More The Fear of Making Mistakes: There is not Such a Thing as Failure

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Walking a Fine Line: Understanding Negative Social Forces

In his attempt to rid an individual of a physical ailment, a doctor will first take stock of his symptoms, i.e. his “physical reality”.  Much in the same way, those trying to rid their communities of its various ailments have to take stock of its “symptoms”, i.e. its social reality.  And just like the doctor… Read More Walking a Fine Line: Understanding Negative Social Forces

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Planning The Week – Planning and Planners: What is Bullet Journaling?

I recently took a friend of mine planner shopping.  He really wanted to up his game and had realised that his current way of keeping track of his life just wasn’t cutting it.  He didn’t know what he wanted and I am always looking for an excuse to go to any kind of paper store,… Read More Planning The Week – Planning and Planners: What is Bullet Journaling?

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The Clean-Up Continues: Dove Concludes We Are More Beautiful than We Think

Dove’s mission to get us in touch with real beauty started with this video released over six years ago.  The company is still at it, recently releasing another video. It documents an experiment that begins with several participants talking to the camera about their appearance. These participants then describe themselves to a forensic artist who sketches… Read More The Clean-Up Continues: Dove Concludes We Are More Beautiful than We Think