• gardening,  news media,  spiritual direction,  spirituality,  wiziq

    Two new online classes in March

    March classes I’m teaching Evaluating News Sources Whether you are wondering if the news sources flowing through your social media feeds are legitimate or you can’t decide if what you are watching and reading is the news or someone’s opinion, this class is for you. We will look at how to evaluate the trustworthiness, accuracy, and bias of a news source. In addition, we’ll look at how to separate the news from the opinion. Register for this free class HERE. Gardening as a Spiritual Discipline This class is for gardeners and people interested in becoming gardeners. We will talk about the spiritual aspects of gardening and how you can turn…

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  • education,  excellence,  personal development,  spiritual direction

    Acting for a better future

    I heard Martha Stewart interviewed on America’s Test Kitchen this morning and she said something that resonated with me. She commented that since her grandchildren have been born she feels a sense of responsibility for “making the future a good place for them.” (Find the interview HERE starting at about the 13:29 mark). Of course, I don’t have children, but I feel this sense of responsibility when I look at the students I see each day. I want these students to learn more than a skill. Anyone can learn a skill. I want them to become good thinkers who can in turn shape a good future for their own children.…