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3 Behaviors That Have Helped Me Be a Better Parent

Sherilyn Siy | Posted 04.07.2016 | Parents
Sherilyn Siy

I know very well the attraction for quick fixes like the phrases Steiger recommends. The ironic thing though is, that talking and listening to your child does not take up much more time and additionally leaves both parties feeling better about themselves.

The Tears of the World

Tzvi Miller | Posted 03.17.2017 | Arts
Tzvi Miller

A poem for those who with bread to share... Unspoken softly, the smooth silent story spills the secrets. The glow of the moon reveals all, yet, sta...

Just Generosity

Ron Nikkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Ron Nikkel

Justice is not a pre-condition to grace but rather, grace is necessary for justice to exist in the first place. And I suppose, looking at it from another perspective, justice is something everyone deserves but grace by its very nature is always undeserved.

What This Mother Has Lived To Regret

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 09.06.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

My father told us daily, 'Children are to be seen and not heard.' So, when I had children I determined that they would be allowed to have minds of their own, and I let them know that their thoughts, opinions and ideas mattered. And then, I lived to regret it.

What to do About Begging (and Your Conscience)

Michael Hodson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Michael Hodson

Any sort of third world travel means you'll have to pick a stance on begging. I personally decided to "just say no." Is that a heartless, Western-centric way of looking at things? Perhaps. But there is a big exception too.

Traveling in Morocco can Be Intriguing; Beggars Are Another Thing

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Russnow

After nine days in Morocco, it's been interesting seeing a different part of the world, especially after three weeks meeting with producers in familia...