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A part-time local pastor with the UMC and Instructional Support Specialist for WSCC.

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  • Amazon shared from The Path of Centering Prayer by David Frenette
    The committed practice of centering prayer orients you toward the fullness of Christ’s revelation that is beyond any destructive, demon-like energy. Your consent to God’s presence and action at the ground of being is more profound than any emotion, image, or destructive energy that passes through consciousness.
    Note: I am preparing for a Centering Prayer workshop tomorrow. This quote will be used!
  • Amazon shared from Working the Angles: The Shape of Pastoral Integrity by Eugene H. Peterson
    "A walloping great congregation is fine, and fun," says Martin Thornton, "but what most communities really need is a couple of saints. The
    Note: I wish this concept was more prevelant in organized religion!
  • Amazon shared from Now You See It: How Technology and Brain Science Will Transform Schools andBusiness for the 21st Century by Cathy N. Davidson
    “Sometimes failure is necessary before people or businesses change,” O’Driscoll notes. The bottom line, he says, is that how we work and who we work with is changing fast, maybe too fast for us to comprehend the deep nature of the change. Being a great collaborator has replaced the old icon of success, the “self-made man.” In preschool, we learned to play well with others, but for most of our education, we were rewarded for our individual achievement scores, for leaving those others in the dust. That means we need special help in recapturing the old preschool skills, especially how to...
    Note: We desperately need to unlearn individualism. I want to mash this up with some Wendell Berry!
  • Amazon shared from Now You See It: How Technology and Brain Science Will Transform Schools andBusiness for the 21st Century by Cathy N. Davidson
    “Sometimes failure is necessary before people or businesses change,” O’Driscoll notes. The bottom line, he says, is that how we work and who we work with is changing fast, maybe too fast for us to comprehend the deep nature of the change. Being a great collaborator has replaced the old icon of success, the “self-made man.” In preschool, we learned to play well with others, but for most of our education, we were rewarded for our individual achievement scores, for leaving those others in the dust. That means we need special help in recapturing the old preschool skills, especially how to...
    Note: We desperately need to unlearn individualism. I want to mash this up with some Wendell Berry!
  • Amazon shared from Now You See It: How Technology and Brain Science Will Transform Schools andBusiness for the 21st Century by Cathy N. Davidson
    “We often think we’ve solved a problem when we’ve merely come up with a good answer to the wrong question,”
    Note: This is so true!
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