SHAKE, RATTLE and ROLL

  “Resist fear…I am your shield…your reward shall be beyond your expectation…” Genesis 15:1 (paraphrased) An alliance of four kings rebelled against an oppressive confederation of five kings. They sacked their cities, gathered the loot and headed home with the prisoners. Abram’s nephew Lot was among them.  Abram mustered his… Read moreSHAKE, RATTLE and ROLL

7 VALUES CHILDREN MUST LEARN TO LIVE WELL

  Educating our children must go beyond academics. Helping children acquire and practice right moral values is critical. The well-being of a community and a nation depends on it. Holistic development of children is the mandate of parents, care-givers and teachers. Without sound moral values, children have no basis on… Read more7 VALUES CHILDREN MUST LEARN TO LIVE WELL

THROWN TO THE WOLVES — THE 3 R’s OF TEACHING

My rite of passage into the teaching profession was a grueling contest of cunning wit and enduring grit. Would an aspiring 22-year old novice survive a ruthless pack of wolves cleverly disguised as sixth graders? I cut my teaching teeth in Prince Rupert, a rugged fishing town 500 miles up… Read moreTHROWN TO THE WOLVES — THE 3 R’s OF TEACHING

WHO CAN YOU TRUST?

Shalom finds anchor in trust—unshakeable, unmovable, bedrock trust. But in our highly transient and disposable world, who can you trust? There are days when pressures and circumstances reach ‘category 5 hurricane’ level (that’s Ivan in Jamaica [2004] and Katrina in New Orleans [2005]). Sustained winds and imminent destruction summon every… Read moreWHO CAN YOU TRUST?