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Vocation

The Solo Fasting Retreat: A Spiritual Practice of Restoration

The art and science of fasting do not seem to be very well-known. In conversing with others, they ...
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Work/Life Balance

I was asked to consider writing on work/life balance for this blog post. Apparently, I was deemed worthy ...
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I’d Like to Ask You a Couple of Questions

Does your school have extra-curricular activities?  If so, why?  Maybe we don’t give intentional thought very often to ...
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What in the World?

Not a day goes by that I am not reminded of the global village in which we live ...
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What Will You Do This Summer?

     The old cliché goes that “the best things about teaching are June, July, and August.”  In my ...
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Where are all the Church Workers?

There was a recent post that asked probing questions about opinions regarding the critical shortage of church workers ...
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The First Three Days of School…

This blog is about real life in our Lutheran schools. The title may allow the reader to reminisce ...
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Be There

You are free not to be. Free that is. You see, you are free for a fee. Confused? ...
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The Challenge of Telling the Next Generation

“…which He commanded our fathers to teach to their children, that the next generation might know them, the ...
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Commissioned Confusion

When the 68th regular Convention of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod began on July 29, 2023, in Milwaukee, it ...
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