I am excited to be teaching a new class this trimester. It is called Film Culture. Students will watch films that have certain elements that affect society. They will discuss these ideas as they view their feature, understand the underlying layers of storytelling, and finally blog about what they learned. They will be able to … Continue reading Sticks & Stones
She stands with her arm extended. In her palm is a Starbucks card of unknown value. “Please, take it.” “No, I just wanted to help you move. You don’t need to give me anything for helping. “I wanted to say thank you. I am a giver … Continue reading Please
“Then Jesus stood up again and said to her. ‘Where are your accusers? Didn’t even one of them condemn you?’ ‘No, Sir,’ She said. ‘And Jesus said, ‘Neither do I. Go and sin no more.’ ” What is a taboo? Is it something that is a no-no to touch? Is it a place that can lead you into temptation? How about something that is … Continue reading Turning Taboos into Temples
“ I will walk about in freedom for I have sought out your precepts.” Psalm 119: 45 Last time we spoke I was talking about how to close doors that brought fear into our lives. Just like in life, the door swings both ways. Being able to recognize what doors … Continue reading Open THAT Door!