Category Archives: In the world

One Language

“Although we all speak many languages, we are here together tonight speaking only one language.” — paraphrased from Elvera, a PAX exchange student from Kyrgyzstan Thirteen languages were spoken tonight. Each speaker came to the microphone not only to introduce … Continue reading

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The Postcards All Have The Same Shape

“We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others bright, some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in the same box. ” — Robert Fulghum One … Continue reading

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Open Doors. Open Minds.

“When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.” — Alexander Graham Bell When you open a … Continue reading

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A Grain Of Rice

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” —¬†Robert Brault It’s hard to imagine anyone looking at a grain of rice 10,000 years ago and saying, “Hey, I’ll bet we … Continue reading

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The Oldest Font

Son: “I can’t read that, it’s in a weird font.” Father: “It’s called handwriting.” — A brief conversation in our house It may not be quick, it may not be pretty, and it may not even be legible. But I’ll … Continue reading

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Quantity Begets Quality … I Hope

“Just do it.” — Nike slogan A few months ago, I announced that after 800+ posts, I was going to move away from daily posting. My hope was that I would have more time to think and generate ideas about … Continue reading

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Those Little White Dashes

“Never worry about numbers.¬† Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.” — Mother Teresa As our family drove on an epic 4,000 mile family vacation this past week, we passed through a vast … Continue reading

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