Tag: play

Restoring the childhood we stole from kids

As a society we are pontificating about how to stop school violence. The focus is on shootings at the moment, but there are other forms of harm that are rampant in our schools. In these ‘debates’ the question is often given, “What are your…

More guns, more play

  The latest news of squirt guns being unkind, of nerf darts causing near expulsion, then reduced to 5 days suspension, is beyond ludicrous. It is plain stupid. Two things boys need: more guns and more play. Period.  It’s called sparing. It’s boys being boys….

Manic Monday: Live to work?

Often we get stuck in the live for the weekend rut. God created us for work. Whether your job is what you like or not like, God placed you there. In life group we talked through what it means to “set our minds to…

Why not Wednesday? The Big Thing

What is something so big in your life that you simply CANNOT quit!? I might be the odd ball, but I loath stories and comments about how such and such should retire, slow down or get out of the way. There is more to…

Why not Wednesday? Play

A professor told me clearly: “Play is a child’s job.” Well, really, its ours too. Think of it this way, how much did you learn while playing?  Take some time and answer these questions while thinking about how you can bring ‘play’ in your…