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Corie Weathers: Honoring Sacred Spaces in Marriage
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Corie Weathers: Honoring Sacred Spaces in Marriage

by Terri Barnes

Military and first-responder couples often experience intense, life-changing moments while apart from each other. Married for 17 years and veterans of multiple military deployments, Corie Weathers and her Army chaplain husband, Matt, call these unshared experiences “sacred spaces.” Corie’s message, based on her own vulnerable story in her book Sacred Spaces: My Journey to the Heart of Military Marriage is helping couples around the world learn to love each other with new eyes. […]

Readership of One: Wisdom Books Share Words of Love
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Readership of One: Wisdom Books Share Words of Love

by Terri Barnes

One heart speaking to another doesn’t require a publisher, book tour, or notch on the bestseller list. Well-chosen words and stories carry the assurance of love. They share knowledge and reveal the ties that connect family and friends to the world and to each other. Whether in the form of advice for a life milestone, photo collection, or a legacy journal, a personalized wisdom book communicates love and belonging, and can make a difference, even to a readership of one. […]

Nancie Atwell: The World’s Best English Teacher
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Nancie Atwell: The World’s Best English Teacher

by Meagan Frank

For decades, Nancie Atwell has been delighting in the words consumed and created by classrooms of middle school students. Many teachers find comfort at the front of a room, but what Nancie has discovered is the power afforded to students when a teacher subtly operates in the middle of everything. Her book In the Middle presents decades of teaching experience, hundreds of student writing samples, and access to the highly successful educational approach that earned her the Global Teacher Prize in 2015. […]