Seek in Your Overreaction Obstructions to Your Peace

Things get on our nerves.  Have you ever stopped to think why?  Let me share with you a recent event that really made me stop and look at the things that bother me. — Recently, I was taking my almost-5-year old daughter to her church choir, which she loves. But …

The Power of Peer-Mentoring

Mentoring/coaching doesn’t just happen when you pay someone who’s more experienced than you.  It can also happen among your very peers — and such a partnership can have bond and strength that few other relationships can.  Let me tell you about my peer-mentoring partner, and invite you to join me …

Self Actualization: Filling a Hole That’s Shaped Like You

This is a life story of my mother.  Her life is an example of how to find a need in the world only you can fulfill.  It’s a glimpse of what it’s like to reach complete fulfillment – self actualization. — Introduction: My Mother’s Calling My mother is a missionary. …

What I Force My Children to Learn, or Not (Digest)

Note: This is the digest version of a longer essay. — In a continuing discussion about children and learning, I’d like to share my family’s view and philosophy on this matter.  It mainly deals with what we force our children to learn, and what we don’t. The Fundamental First of …