Last Details Coming together for England Trip!

“I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world." [Socrates, As quoted in Plutarch] - ready to travel! Three months ago I shared, with great excitement, the beginnings of our plans for an October trip to the U.K ("Making Travel Plans - so excited!"). Now, unbelievably, our flight from RDU …

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Why “Brexit” is a troubling lean toward the past

I believe the choice is a clear one: Do we reach out our hands in friendship, sit down and talk, get to know one-another as fellow world citizens? Or do we retreat into our own space (or what we like to think is our own), dig a moat, build a wall, pull up the drawbridge, and continue to set our world on a trajectory back toward the feudalism of the Middle Age

the pause that refreshes… and reenergizes… and yields amazing results!

"Be still, and know that I am God (Let go of your concerns! Then you will know that I am Elohim!). I rule the nations. I rule the earth!" Psalm 46 These past few days have had a decidedly autumnal feel about them. "Autumn," for those who may be wondering, is what they call this …

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why Americans should brew more pots of tea

This morning, as a kind of counterpoint to all the excitement of more than 2,000 page-views Thursday, I feel compelled to tone things down a little. Consequently, here's a short post about the correct (or proper) way to make tea.Don't laugh. Making tea is a very important social skill, and it has many applications. At …

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