Recognizing Greatness

Recognizing Greatness

It was January 12th, 2007, on a cold winter morning in a Washington, D.C. Metro station. A man was actually playing a violin for the roughly 1000 people who walked by during rush hour. Hardly anyone noticed him. In fact, Gene Weingarten, who wrote the piece for the...
Epigenetics – The Sins of the Father

Epigenetics – The Sins of the Father

When I was a boy, my dad would tell me I received all my good behavior from my mom, and all my bad behavior from him. At times, as a teen, I would reflect on my parents and consider my character, thinking what my dad said was more often true than not. He was joking of...
Murder of innocents

Murder of innocents

1. Is there ever a time that it is ok to kill an innocent child? 2. What are your thoughts on a leader, (say Trump), who sets out an assortment of laws and then exempts himself from them? Is that person moral? What of their personal character? 3. Assuming you have...
Handcrafting Disciples

Handcrafting Disciples

Not long ago I had a parent come in and thank me for something I did for her daughter who is in my class. Her daughter had an assignment with all the other students, and part of the assignment required each student to stand up in front of the class and give a brief...

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