Monthly Archives: December 2016

Building a more just and fraternal world

This talk by Rabbi Sharon Brous really resonated for me. I hope it does for you too.

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Every Wall is a Door

I first read the quote, “Every wall is a door” by Ralph Waldo Emerson on the wall of a Facebook friend. It continues to be one of my favorites. Just yesterday we got some unhappy news. When bad news comes it … Continue reading

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Compassion is the decisive Christian attitude

Racial Justice and the Catholic Church by Bryan N. Massingale My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a must read for all Americans, especially those who identify as Catholic. This is an eye-opening book which is chocked full of … Continue reading

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Stories that go untold but ought to be shared

Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History by Kate Schatz My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is an easy yet provocative book that tells stories usually left out of typical history … Continue reading

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Great EV3 programming resource

The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Programming by Terry Griffin My rating: 4 of 5 stars Great book. I’m teaching a EV3 robotics and programming class and this is my main text. It’s a fantastic resource for teachers and students. … Continue reading

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Making All Things New

I had a friend tell me tonight that I was one of the few people he met who continues to seek after God or if you will a higher power. I can’t deny that I don’t spend a lot of … Continue reading

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Learn to find ease in risk

Four years ago I read the following passage in a wonderful book by John O’Donohue. My heart leapt as I read it and tears welled in my eyes as I sought a change in venue. I longed for something different but … Continue reading

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