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  • Musings on a Lifetime

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    I ONCE WENT TO A PALMIST TO HAVE MY PALMS READ. To my surprise, she said: “Your hands show two very different lives!” She explained that one hand represented my life as it was supposed to be, and the other as it would turn out. The palmist predicted ...


  • We Are Starving

    The Peaceful Warrior Chess Phenomenon by

    There are two ways to be starving. One is to be lacking food. The other is to go without love, respect, recognition, support, and someone to care for and challenge you. When Danny McDermott came to Harriet Tubman School in Chicago as a teacher in ...


  • Avis Glaze

    The Children Cannot Wait by

    Avis Glaze was recently identified as one of the most inspiring women every educator should know. From her earliest days in Jamaica, as a young girl who was driven to teach others to read, to her rapid rise through all levels of the school system to ...


  • Up To Me

    An Autobiography by

    Here is a spellbinding autobiography by a Canadian author who has gone through a multitude of frank yet honest experiences that would qualify his lifetimes to rival at least half a cat’s allotment of nine. How does one experience at least six ...


  • I Heard the Curlew Cry

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    Have you ever asked yourself; Who am I? Where is my life going? Is there a purpose and meaning to it all? The answers are often hidden in plain sight, within the fabric of our own individual journey. I HEARD THE CURLEW CRY is the story of one ...


  • Educating Ha.nh

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    Ha.nh wants to be educated; to be empowered; and as foreseen by the fortune teller, to be famous! As a girl in rural Central Vietnam her chances are slim. For four generations the web of female dreams has grown, but not become a reality...until ...


  • Mawuli School

    The Early Years by

    Mawuli School was the first Secondary School founded by the Evangelical Presbyterian (E.P.) Church in 1950 at Ho in the Trans Volta Togoland Mandated Territory which was under the administration of the Gold Coast Colony. To illustrate the strong ...


  • An Unexpected Finish Line Leaves a Unique Legacy

    One Person's Short Journey Impacts the Journey of Many by

    “Engineering, at it’s core, seeks to leverage a deeper understanding of God’s physical creation for some useful purpose”. Penned by Dr. Kenneth Johnson, those words reflect the unwavering commitment of a Renaissance man whose life was committed to ...


  • The Life and Times of George Penrose Woollcombe:Educator

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    The biography of a visionary whose life and work exemplifies and reflects that period of Canada’s history. It is the story of an Englishman who came to Canada with the high-minded ambition to educate new generations of citizens with the values of ...


  • Simple Life Fretz

    A Kitchen Table Memoir of the first Mennonite Sociologist by

    His daughter has captured the engaging life story of J. Winfield Fretz, the first Mennonite sociologist, told in his personable voice from childhood days on a Pennsylvania farm through years as a student, professor, researcher, author, and founding ...