Another Way Archive
Stepping Out – Guest Columnist Jodi Nisly Hertzler
During our meeting, the spokesperson for the Put-Down-That-Bag-of-Chips-Right-Now Committee held up a fancy little doodad that counts his steps, his stairs, and even monitors his sleep.;;
Two Men Named John and the Faith They Give Me
He had been beaten and tortured in the days of boycotts, marches, and unrest in the Deep South.;;
Teachers Who Help Children Succeed
;Karen was in her second year of teaching second grade when Lawrence entered her classroom on the first day of school and announced, “My uncle got shot.” That got her attention.;
Charles and Two Cats
With the marvelous sense that animals have, Tommy somehow knew when there was a newly opened slot in Charles’ house and heart, and came over and made friends.;;
I Used to Love Motorcycles – By Guest Columnist Michelle Sinclair
The red Honda dirt bike belonged to my babysitter’s 13-year-old son, the brother I never had.
The Making of a Cynic: When Experiences Wound
A complete idealist, this child’s heart was as open and wide as the sky above. In her 11 years she had tried to harden, wise up, become cynical and tough.
Why They Want to Keep You in Vegas – Or Buying Lottery Tickets
“Compulsive gambling is one of the purest forms of psychological addiction known—gamblers are stimulated by gambling and actually get high on it.”;—Dr. Robert Custer;;
Passages: From Kindergarten to College
Sometimes the transitions to school are unpredictably hard: leaving a child at college who has slept under your roof for 18 years.
Praying the Neighborhood
Instead of praying for peace or good health, I decided to focus on praying for harmony in each of their families and lives. It has become a new way of praying the neighborhood.;;