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    A Toolbox For Life: A Call For Male Mentors

    Some time ago, a family friend offered to help my son fix his bicycle.   THE TOOLBOX Upon entering the friend’s workshop, my son’s eyes widened as he saw the array of equipment lining the walls: the toolboxes, work benches, and hand tools, each in its own special place. With…

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    What’s Your Story Blog Interview Series #7: Meet Carri

    For the past six weeks, we have had the opportunity to catch a glimpse into the life of six unique women–their family life, their passions, their struggles.   If you have enjoyed these blog interviews, please consider participating yourself by filling out this form. Women throughout the world will benefit…

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    What’s Your Story Blog Interview Series #6: Meet Kerry

    Ready for Interview #6 in our What’s Your Story Blog Interview Series? It’s bound to be a good one!   The purpose of this series is two-fold:   First, to provide you with a sneak peek into the lives of others, and   Second, to encourage you to discover the…

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    What’s Your Story? Blog Series #3: Meet Rachel

    Happy Wednesday! Each week I post a new edition of the What’s Your Story Blog Series.   The purpose of this series is two-fold:   1) First, to provide you with a sneak peek into the lives of others, and   2) Second, to encourage you to discover the stories of…

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    How To Connect With Others From A Place Of Love

    “…take no thought how or what ye shall speak, for it shall be given to you in that same hour what ye shall speak.” (Matthew 10:19)   This New Testament verse reminded me of my time spent with individuals of various faiths some time ago at a Muslim-hosted CommuniTea dinner…

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    What’s Your Story? Blog Series #2: Meet Gina

    Welcome! Each Wednesday I post a new edition of the “What’s Your Story?” Blog Interview Series.   The purpose of this series is to give you a sneak peek into the lives of others, to encourage you to discover the stories of the people that surround you in your everyday life–to ask…

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    What’s Your Story? Blog Series #1

    Welcome! Each Wednesday I’ll be posting a new edition of the What’s Your Story? Blog Interview Series.   The purpose of the What’s Your Story series is to give you a sneak peek into the lives of others, to encourage you to discover the stories of the people that surround…

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    Noticing Patterns of Love and Loneliness in our Children

    “Good morning, class,” I said to the children seated around me. “Beginning today, we’re going to try something new.” I had captured their attention and now all eyes were on me.   Within each teacher lies the power to change the trajectory of the world—one student, one simple idea at…