Monthly Archives: March 2012

Sarafina! | Favorite Quote

There are a few joys in my life worth documenting. One of them is watching movies about injustice, apartheid, and struggle with my beautiful South African daughter! They fear you because you are young. They fear you because you are

Sarafina! | Favorite Quote

There are a few joys in my life worth documenting. One of them is watching movies about injustice, apartheid, and struggle with my beautiful South African daughter! They fear you because you are young. They fear you because you are

The Brain On Love

The following article was too good to simply post on Facebook. I’ve highlighted my favorite lines that I believe are most telling to the human experience, elements of behavior and choice we should all pay attention to. March 24, 2012,

The Brain On Love

The following article was too good to simply post on Facebook. I’ve highlighted my favorite lines that I believe are most telling to the human experience, elements of behavior and choice we should all pay attention to. March 24, 2012,

Walking In The Dust of Rabbi Jesus | Notes & Review

Lois Tverberg. Walking In The Dust of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewish Words of Jesus Can Change Your Life. Zondervan, 2012. (239 pages) I. Hearing Our Rabbi’s Words With New Ears 1. Brushing Away the Dust of the Ages In

Walking In The Dust of Rabbi Jesus | Notes & Review

Lois Tverberg. Walking In The Dust of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewish Words of Jesus Can Change Your Life. Zondervan, 2012. (239 pages) I. Hearing Our Rabbi’s Words With New Ears 1. Brushing Away the Dust of the Ages In

California Listening Tour Education Forums

California Listening Tour Education Forums (in Partnership with StudentsFirst) [VIA: I have striven to be as accurate as possible in this summary. I take responsibility for any misrepresentions. The quotes that follow are not exact.] The main speaker was Michelle

California Listening Tour Education Forums

California Listening Tour Education Forums (in Partnership with StudentsFirst) [VIA: I have striven to be as accurate as possible in this summary. I take responsibility for any misrepresentions. The quotes that follow are not exact.] The main speaker was Michelle

TED | Susan Cain: The Power of Introverts

  The Book, the Website, the Press, and the TED talk: When I was nine years old I went off to summer camp for the first time. And my mother packed me a suitcase full of books, which to me

TED | Susan Cain: The Power of Introverts

  The Book, the Website, the Press, and the TED talk: When I was nine years old I went off to summer camp for the first time. And my mother packed me a suitcase full of books, which to me

This Gay & Age

PBS POV project, “This Gay & Age” by Morgan Wilcock Watch This Gay and Age on PBS. See more from PBS Online Film Festival. Below are a couple quotes that highlight key elements of the discussion and debate.: Just ask

This Gay & Age

PBS POV project, “This Gay & Age” by Morgan Wilcock Watch This Gay and Age on PBS. See more from PBS Online Film Festival. Below are a couple quotes that highlight key elements of the discussion and debate.: Just ask

TED | Bryan Stevenson: We Need to Talk About an Injustice

http://www.eji.org/eji/ | http://jjie.org/founder-of-equal-justice-initiative-greeted-standing-ovation-at-ted/76755 Bryan Stevenson spends most of his time in jails and prisons and on death row. He’s a lawyer, and the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative. So he’s found it very energizing at TED, and wanted to start by

TED | Bryan Stevenson: We Need to Talk About an Injustice

http://www.eji.org/eji/ | http://jjie.org/founder-of-equal-justice-initiative-greeted-standing-ovation-at-ted/76755 Bryan Stevenson spends most of his time in jails and prisons and on death row. He’s a lawyer, and the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative. So he’s found it very energizing at TED, and wanted to start by

TED | Kathryn Schulz: Don’t Regret Regret

So that’s Johnny Depp, of course. And that’s Johnny Depp’s shoulder. And that’s Johnny Depp’s famous shoulder tattoo. Some of you might know that, in 1990, Depp got engaged to Winona Ryder, and he had tattooed on his right shoulder

TED | Kathryn Schulz: Don’t Regret Regret

So that’s Johnny Depp, of course. And that’s Johnny Depp’s shoulder. And that’s Johnny Depp’s famous shoulder tattoo. Some of you might know that, in 1990, Depp got engaged to Winona Ryder, and he had tattooed on his right shoulder

TED | Peter Diamandis: Abundance is Our Future

(Video) Announcer: Threats, in the wake of Bin Laden’s death, have spiked. Announcer Two: Famine in Somalia. Announcer Three: Police pepper spray. Announcer Four: Vicious cartels. Announcer Five: Caustic cruise lines. Announcer Six: Societal decay. Announcer Seven: 65 dead. Announcer

TED | Peter Diamandis: Abundance is Our Future

(Video) Announcer: Threats, in the wake of Bin Laden’s death, have spiked. Announcer Two: Famine in Somalia. Announcer Three: Police pepper spray. Announcer Four: Vicious cartels. Announcer Five: Caustic cruise lines. Announcer Six: Societal decay. Announcer Seven: 65 dead. Announcer

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TED | Paul Gilding: The Earth is Full

Let me begin with four words that will provide the context for this week, four words that will come to define this century. Here they are: The Earth is full. It’s full of us, it’s full of our stuff, full

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TED | Paul Gilding: The Earth is Full

Let me begin with four words that will provide the context for this week, four words that will come to define this century. Here they are: The Earth is full. It’s full of us, it’s full of our stuff, full

Leadership Secrets of the World’s Most Successful CEOs | Notes & Review

Eric Yaverbaum. Leadership Secrets of the World’s Most Successful CEOs: 100 Top Executives Reveal the Management Strategies that Made Their Companies Great. Dearborn Trade Publishing, 2004. (275 pages) 1. Gene A. Abbott: A good leader makes sure he is surrounded

Leadership Secrets of the World’s Most Successful CEOs | Notes & Review

Eric Yaverbaum. Leadership Secrets of the World’s Most Successful CEOs: 100 Top Executives Reveal the Management Strategies that Made Their Companies Great. Dearborn Trade Publishing, 2004. (275 pages) 1. Gene A. Abbott: A good leader makes sure he is surrounded

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A Beautiful Sunset

Pastor Sid Harms Oct 14, 1950 – Feb 21, 2012 Sunsets happen every day. There are some sunsets, however, that make you stop and stare. You cannot help but be captivated by its radiance and color. People stop driving. They

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A Beautiful Sunset

Pastor Sid Harms Oct 14, 1950 – Feb 21, 2012 Sunsets happen every day. There are some sunsets, however, that make you stop and stare. You cannot help but be captivated by its radiance and color. People stop driving. They

Radical | Notes & Review

David Platt. Radical: Taking Back Your Faith From the American Dream. Multnomah, 2010. (230 pages) http://www.radicalthebook.com/ 1. Someone Worth Losing Everything For Jesus actually spurned the things that my church culture said were most important. So what was I to

Radical | Notes & Review

David Platt. Radical: Taking Back Your Faith From the American Dream. Multnomah, 2010. (230 pages) http://www.radicalthebook.com/ 1. Someone Worth Losing Everything For Jesus actually spurned the things that my church culture said were most important. So what was I to

TED | Chris Bliss: Comedy is Translation

Gabriel García Márquez is one of my favorite writers, for his storytelling, but even more, I think, for the beauty and precision of his prose. And whether it’s the opening line from “One Hundred Years of Solitude” or the fantastical

TED | Chris Bliss: Comedy is Translation

Gabriel García Márquez is one of my favorite writers, for his storytelling, but even more, I think, for the beauty and precision of his prose. And whether it’s the opening line from “One Hundred Years of Solitude” or the fantastical