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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…

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    How To Host A Tea Party Discussion In Your Home

    Last year my girls and I hosted our first Tea Party Discussion. We invited a few friends and neighbors to our home and kept the preparation simple. TEA PARTY DETAILS The girls decorated the tables with fresh flowers and handmade place cards, which added a personalized touch to the room.…

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    Meet Your Neighbors: An Adventure Awaits

    Meet your neighbors.   It sounds intimidating.   Trust me–I know!   As an introvert, I get all nervous and shaky inside when it comes to introducing myself to strangers.   Nervous as Peter Rabbit in Mr. McGregor’s vegetable garden. Shaky as a lone brittle leaf hanging from a gnarled…