Re-wiring Our Brains for Good
Jul01

Re-wiring Our Brains for Good

My name is Dr. Karen Villa. I am a developmental neural psychologist who works with children and families. My focus is on providing learning characteristic evaluations and working with children who are showing anxiety, attention, and concentration disorders. The field of study I subscribe to is called interpersonal neural biology. The basic idea is that there is a developmental pathway that leads to wellness and mental health in...

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Creating An Army of Goodness
Jul01

Creating An Army of Goodness

I believe one of the reasons why living a virtuous life is thought to be so difficult is because our culture says, “Do whatever you feel like doing at any given moment.” Our culture encourages us to simply be responsive to stimuli; we are subliminally urged by our consumerist culture to buy the things we see on television. We are encouraged to respond to stimuli in an unorganized, undisciplined way. That is not what a life...

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Why is Virtue Essential in Our Culture?
Jul01

Why is Virtue Essential in Our Culture?

In our popular culture, a lot of people think of religion as duty, as a series of dos and don’ts. In fact, it’s a whole way of life – a relationship that brings us joy. All relationships require discipline, sacrifice, and commitment. Virtues provide this, helping us move along a path to grow and deepen our relationship with Him. For the Video Presentation of this article click here: We first need to establish what a virtue...

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Why We Publish
Jul01

Why We Publish

Greetings and welcome to LED’s Education section! In this era of fast-paced technology, I am absolutely thrilled you have decided to stop by for a visit. I am Sister John Dominic, one of the founders of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. I have been involved with Catholic education now for over 30 years. Two of my greatest privileges have been developing the education resources for Disciple of Christ Education in...

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