Ensemble! Using the Power of Improv & Play to Forge Connections in a Lonely World

What does acting, specifically improvisational (improv) acting, have to do with life? Acting is just a game of play, right? It isn’t really relevant for “the real world” – is it? Not so if you ask psychiatrist Jeff Katzman or thespian Dan O’Connor. While their professions are in separate worlds – one in mental healthContinue reading “Ensemble! Using the Power of Improv & Play to Forge Connections in a Lonely World”

The Night Baafore the First Day of School

Is it too early to start thinking about back-to-school? It’s only July, so it’s not too early to start thinking about books you might want a month from now. Ever tried to count sheep when you couldn’t sleep? Ever felt nervous the night before a big day? Ever encountered some mischievous sheep? Have a lookContinue reading “The Night Baafore the First Day of School”

Book Review- Penguin & Moose Brave the Night

You might remember the old children’s cartoon that featured Rocky and Bullwinkle, the moose and the squirrel… but what about a moose and a penguin? What kind of adventures might a moose and a penguin have together? Penguin & Moose Brave the Night when the two have a sleepover. Unfortunately for Penguin, Penguin has aContinue reading “Book Review- Penguin & Moose Brave the Night”

The Woman’s Book Of Courage – Book Review

Ever feel like you need some courage? Ever feeling a bit less than brave? Everyone, if they’re honest, can probably relate to that feeling. Maybe you can’t relate to the feeling of picking a book to read based on the cover, but check this out! I couldn’t say no to this book with its cosmic-lookingContinue reading “The Woman’s Book Of Courage – Book Review”

Jesus Freaks Book Review

They received death threats. They were warned to say they would stop believing. They were told that if they did not change their actions, there would be dire consequences. All of this because of their relentless dedication for a Gospel that is still, today, deemed offensive to so many people. Jesus Freaks tells the storiesContinue reading “Jesus Freaks Book Review”