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									                                                                                                              others haven’t. Case in point: My mother

                                                        The                                                   is a religious person and goes to church
                                                                                                              weekly and made me do this as well. Just

                                                    Therapy                                                   about every week – barring major illness
                                                                                                              or the car dying on Sunday morning –
                                                                                                              from my birth and on up until the time I

                                                       Fund                                                   moved out of her house, I was there in
                                                                                                              church on Sunday morning. And this was
                                                                                                              not something that was up for discussion.
                                                                                                                   However, besides singing Silent
                                                        The journey of an                                     Night on Christmas Eve by candlelight,
                                                       unschooling father                                     the fact that one of the hymns we sang

                                                                                                              used the same music as Deutschland
                                             by Nathanael Schildbach                                          Uber Alles and the church’s décor, I re-
                                                                                                              ally don’t carry much of what went on in
                                                                                                              church with me today.
                                                                                                                   While writing this article, I tried to
  The Importance of Doing Things You Won’t                                                                    remember a single sermon I’d heard over
   Know the Importance of Until Years Later                                                                   all those years and I couldn’t. Not a one.
                                                                                                              Not something I agreed with or disagreed
                                                                                                              with, loved, hated, or a general impres-
B   efore I entered kindergarten, I spent
    my time with my mother. My mother
spent much of her time volunteering, so I
                                                  And today, in my own family, a
                                              central part of our lives is working in ser-
                                                                                                                   So until we find the particle physicist
was her companion for many years, de-         vice. We are not always volunteering for                        that we are looking for, we’re going to
livering Meals on Wheels or putting to-       a specific cause but, whether we are                            have to operate out of a somewhat frus-
gether gift baskets for the needy during      picking up trash on a walk around our                           trating assumption, namely that you
the holidays or setting u
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