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Category Archives: Education

Love following the SPCC Thai/Vietnam tour/

Two years ago I went on a History tour of Thailand and Vietnam with Years 9 and 10 students from SPCC. Loving following the new group as they revisit the places that allowed me to be awestruck. Understanding our history and the history of other cultures broadens our understanding of ourselves and our world. Even …

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Knowledge and Love—How do they Connect?

  This week a read a verse that has had me thinking, “that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight”. This bible verse is in Philippines 1:9, and there is a lot more context included, but that little line has had me thinking.   For, as I understand it, …

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How Full Is Your Bucket?

Recently I came across a delightful picture book for children, which also provides an enormous challenge for adults, “How Full is Your Bucket?” by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer. I strongly recommend this picture book to everybody; I don’t believe there is an age limit applicable. So why do I love it? This story beautifully …

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Building Stories into life

Last week I attended a school parent breakfast seminar with Jennifer Fox Eades. I was there because I am a conference junkie, nerd and basically because anything that focuses upon making education a positive experience for young people has me hooked in. She began by stating the most therapeutic thing you can do for a …

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