Be your Own Guru…in the Digital Age (@BeyondChoc)

In 2009, I went to a 1 day event with 'Beyond Chocolate'. I've been working with their materials ever since, and got more involved this year - including becoming content provider for the Facebook page .. making lots of small changes to attitudes/things doing ... and I could definitely see the influence on Raising Children in a Digital Age (everything in life influences everything else, right...)... so I wrote this little blog post!

#Advent20: Tunnelling

I've got a couple of Anne Lamott books on the shelves after Greenbelt this year, so this quote via Brian Draper chimes and challenges: “My understanding of incarnation is that we are not served by getting away from the grubbiness of suffering. Sometimes we feel that we are barely pulling ourselves forward through a tight tunnel on badly scraped elbows. But we do come out the other side, exhausted and changed.” Anne Lamott For more…

#Advent20

Love this quote from today (#(digi)disciple-ship in being): 'To be a witness does not consist in engaging in propaganda, nor even in stirring people up, but in being a living mystery. It means to live in such a way that one’s life would not make sense if God did not exist.' So, does this image make sense in that context (more to it than this, but we are made as we are made - see…

#Adventbookclub: Martha #advent20

Luke 2: 1-7 Martha is the name given the Innkeeper's wife in this version of the story. She's a rather cynical woman who's done her fair share of midwifery, and, clearly feels she's been taken advantage of frequently, so is quite tough with a 'take it or leave it' attitude. She saw both desperation and dignity in Joseph and Mary, however, and so took pity on them. She gives a clear impression of just how…

BBC Radio 4: Digital Human (Series 6:2014: Episode 3: Abandon) #DigiHuman

3/6: Abandon http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04mc1hf What happens when we abandon a place? And why is it so difficult for us to leave these places behind? In this episode, Aleks explores abandon both on and offline. We tell the story of the only permanent resident of Fukushima's radiation exclusion zone. Naoto Matsura stayed in Tomioka while everyone around him fled. He's now the unofficial caretaker of this abandoned town. Aleks contrasts this with a remarkable example of digital…
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