Friday, April 27, 2012

Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA, tries new approach to school discipline — suspensions drop 85% « ACEs Too High

Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA, tries new approach to school discipline — suspensions drop 85% « ACEs Too High:

'via Blog this'

Read this. This is hope for our future. This is people paying attention. This is not "mandated" or "federally funded" nor should it ever be. It's run by communities FOR communities, and it's just what the world is supposed to work like. YES.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Velveteen Rabbi: In which my kids teach me about tefilah

Velveteen Rabbi: In which my kids teach me about tefilah:

'via Blog this'

Rabbi Rachel Barenblat ("the Velveteen Rabbi") shares a bit about teaching a class of children about prayer and its meanings. Her "aha" moment is ... exquisite. THIS is the type of person I want leading a religious community.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Danielle Tumminio: A Female Episcopal Priest Visits a Mormon Temple (PHOTOS)

Danielle Tumminio: A Female Episcopal Priest Visits a Mormon Temple (PHOTOS):

'via Blog this'

This is a fantastic article about the new Mormon Temple in Kansas City. Turns out that non-believers can enter a Temple before it is sealed and blessed, and Danielle Tumminio took the opportunity to go and see what her local new temple looked like. She's shared photographs and a very heartwarming article about her experiences. Truly beautiful!

Saturday, April 21, 2012