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By Rev. Kurt Condra   My smartphone just gave me a flashback: Thirty+ years ago, when newspapers still made money and wanted to ensure the coming data revolution wouldn't put them out of business, I got a job with the San Francisco Chronicle's groundbreaking public-access electronic information...
Posted at: 01 16, 2019
By Rev. Kurt Condra   Most facilitators spend a few minutes establishing ground rules when working with groups. It's usually boilerplate: One speaker at a time. Maintain confidentiality. Be respectful. Here’s one you may not know: Step up. Step back.  It calls participants to assess their patterns...
Posted at: 01 11, 2019
By Rev. Kurt Condra   Christmas morning...after breakfast, after gifts...the family gazed out lakefront windows admiring the placid, frigid water ringed with a thin sheet of ice, as though the shore had been traced by a celestial silver high-lighter. "Polar Plunge!" someone yelled, presumably...
Posted at: 01 02, 2019