Category Archives: Brain Stuff

The Semantics of Discipline

When I think of discipline I think of punishment.  Discipline is a consequence of bad decisions, mistakes, behaviors that are wrong. Discipline means loss of privileges or having something you enjoy withheld from you.  For me, discipline is something to … Continue reading

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Thirteen Years of Passion

In 1998, while a college student at Union University, I traveled to Texas with a group of about 200 other Union students to attend Passion 98. This was a gathering of college students over New Years who wanted to learn … Continue reading

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Permission to Speak Freely {Book Review}

It has been a while since I have submitted a book review for all of you here on My Living Canvas.  This is not from lack of reading, just lack of having the discipline to sit down and pound out … Continue reading

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A Splash of Brightness at My Living Canvas

I have finally come to grips with a reality I have long fought to admit:  I can only keep up with one blog! If I didn’t have a full-time job I might be able to better manage my multi-tasking blogging … Continue reading

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This is Your Brain on Joy

“Brain science is no longer just a hot topic among nerds without girlfriends; its now cool to be into the brain!” – Dr. Earl Henslin Do cyclical negative thoughts keep you up at night and kidnap your joy? Are your … Continue reading

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