Tag Archives: diversity

Becoming Open

I checked the stats just now; this blog now hosts 770 posts. The following post was first published on Nov. 20, 2012. Its encouragement to be open to people who are different from us badly needed in 2018. In the book … Continue reading

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Finding Church

It was a Saturday morning and the U-haul parking lot was full!  And so was the store. People were reserving trucks for the day, for the weekend, for the week –  A young man, a young couple, and an older … Continue reading

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Paddington Bear

LIVING AS APPRENTICES You and your spouse and two children (a 10-year-old and a teen-ager) are dragging yourselves through the train station after a much-dreamed-about but unsatisfying vacation when you are greeted by a scruffy  3′ 6″ bear wearing a … Continue reading

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The Riches of Diversity

In the book Listening Hearts, Suzanne Farnham says, We tend to turn off the people we most need to hear. The people to whom we are least attracted often have the most to teach us. If we identify those to … Continue reading

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