You can’t get too far in this life without a few scars. Fingers, knees, elbows carry the leftover memories of childhood decisions… and for some of us our faces bear the scars of adolescence. For Harry Potter, his scar is difficult to hide. Every time he looked in the mirror, his scar was a constant … More Harry Potter: The Scar That Burns all The Way to the Light
Today’s installment of the Harry Potter Week is a quote by none other than the Sorting Hat. If you are not familiar, the Sorting Hat is a magical hat that helps decide which group students will enter. Students live at Hogwarts during the school year and they are divided into four ‘houses’ (or groups). Each … More Harry Potter Week: The Sorting Hat and the Search for Hope
I have declared this week to be Harry Potter Week. Mostly because my daughter and I watched all 8 Harry Potter movies last week. I took notes and I will be using quotes and ideas from the movies as part of a course I am teaching in April. Today, we have a quote from Harry’s … More Harry Potter Week: Magic is Everywhere
Guest Post by Aurora McCausland If your spouse suffers from anxiety, whether chronically or sporadically, it can put a lot of pressure on you, as their partner, to help them with their anxiety. The most important thing to remember, is that you aren’t responsible for it, and you can’t directly change them. Often, the best thing … More 5 Ways to Help Calm an Anxious Spouse
A long time ago in a city far far away… _________ I still remember the summer when my father set up the tent trailer in our yard. I practically lived in that thing. It was an escape from being in the house, but close enough to get peanut butter and jam sandwiches. I was Luke … More Action Figures Have Made Me who I Am Today
“Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic.” Dave Barry, nationally syndicated columnist I don’t do New Years resolutions. If I need some resolution, it’s probably not on January 1st. Instead, I use the first few weeks of the new year … More Can You Buy Yourself 3 Dollars Worth of Honesty?