Monthly Archives: January 2016

How To Improve Schools? Read the Entire Link

I you want to learn how to improve instructional delivery within public schools, read this entire thread from Atlanta Journal-Constitution Maureen Downey’s “Get Schooled” blog, paying close attention to the comments I have posted throughout. New federal study advises caution … Continue reading

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Love Never Fails – Judgment, However, Often Does.

Below is my response to AJC blogger and columnist Jay Bookman’s thoughts regarding the growing numbers of the anti-establishment GOP.  Link: http://jaybookman.blog.myajc.com/2016/01/20/palin-endorsing-trump-makes-the-circle-complete/   “Excellent logic; however, the anger and resentment of this group of Americans goes much deeper than 8 … Continue reading

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Seeing Spiritual Evolution in the 2016 U. S. Presidential Election

My thoughts, below, were posted originally on January 19, 2016 the blogs of Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnists and bloggers, Maureen Downey and Jay Bookman: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ “If one backs off from ego just a little, one can see elements of divine plan … Continue reading

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Empathy and My Father’s Roots

In response to the following article published by columnist and blogger Jay Bookman, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, on his blog this morning, January 8, 2016, I wrote the following words:  (Link to Bookman’s thoughts: (http://jaybookman.blog.myajc.com/2016/01/08/anti-immigrant-fervor-drives-georgia-gop-batty/ ) “Okay, thinking beyond all … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson on the Necessity of Education

“I know no safe depositary of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from … Continue reading

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Keeping the World from another form of Masters and Slaves

Establishing humanity in this world’s evolution, not just skilled jobs: One has to ask the question:  How much of those “attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors” that do not support educational attainment in children of poverty is the fault of the individual, … Continue reading

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The Spirit of My Great-Grandfather Came to me in a Dream

This is a true story which I will share with readers of MaryElizabethSings as my New Year’s reflection for 2016: In 1924, my paternal grandfather started a family reunion/singing of gospel songs annual event which drew hundreds, and then thousands … Continue reading

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