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By Cathy Eck and a Very Wise Teenager We’ve all felt like a lone tree at times. Often when we do, the fact that we’re not part of the forest causes us to think that something is wrong. We can’t see that standing on the outside of the illusion looking in allows us to […]
By Cathy Eck Looking for Blame in all the Wrong Places After a shooting or tragedy like Sandy Hook Elementary, Columbine, or Aurora, Colorado, people always look for something or someone to blame. And they never look in the right place, the cause. I watched an interview recently with a young woman who was […]
Why Do People Lie About Santa? I can’t imagine a parent that wants their children to lie to them. Yet, most parents do not hesitate to perpetuate the myth that Santa is real by telling their little children to be good or they will get coal. They say with absolute conviction that Santa has flying […]
Where Did Mentorship Go? Before the industrial revolution, Walmart and McDonald’s, one’s career was more of a calling. It was not just a job to pay the bills. One chose a career as a life-learning project. Go back even further in time, and a person’s career was a vehicle for spiritual, as well as mental, […]
This article is a response to the many questions and criticisms of my article, “Life Lessons from a Nerdy Gamer.” It explains why I chose to unschool my children and how one goes about unschooling their child.
What is our heart’s desire? How do we find it? How do we fulfill it? And, do we deserve it? This article delivers a resounding “YES.”