You might think you're smart when you get out of college, but I suggest that the real education is only just the beginning. In an Amish kitchen in Bird-in-Hand, Pa., in the heart of Dutch country, I saw a sign I’ll never forget: “Too soon old, too late smart.” When I saw it, I thought it was memorable but hardly meaningful. I was 21. Now the words are meaningful, but I can barely remember the farmhouse. I am 64. Read more from this Charisma Magazine article here.
Girls Go 3-1 in Last Four Games
Roughly a month ago the House of Grace middle-school girls returned from playing basketball and reported that they had lost in all four of the games they played. In response, I began working with them on a regular basis, hosting voluntary practices twice a week, staging a 4-team playoff one weekend, and several pick-up games a week. It has been great fun, as several of the athletic “soccer-only” types have joined in from the middle school, as well as the basketball loving high-schoolers.
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