There has not been any activity in this group for quite a while. Now that winter is over and warm weather is upon us, is anyone interested in an OKC Meet Up anytime soon?Let's get this group up and moving again!See More
"Volunteer at an elelmentary School or the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. There are thousands of kids (especially boys without dads at home) who would benefit from a positive role model.
Get in with the Big Brother Program and/or some…"
"This is standard operating procedure in the work-a-day world. It's eat or be eaten, establishg the pecking order. This guy is a school yard bullie and he's trying to make you his bitch. Don't be a victim. The only way to handle a…"
"Here's another Southern Baptist chiming in. I worked with children for 20 years in the church and in the public sector. I've seen many occasions where churches pushed children into decisisons they weren't ready to make.
There are two…"
"I did not know how bad I was at grammar until I became an elementary school teacher and had to teach it. There are so many subtle rules. Good grammar makes sound more eduacated and polished. But, beware: once you make good grammar a habit bad…"
"My dad served 20 years in the Air Force. I grew up military. We spent part of the Vietnam War in the Philippenes. He was an electrician on cargo planes. He would talk about the planes coming back from Vietnam would rittled with bullet holes."
Thanks for the friend ad! You were asking what I thought of Oklahoma when I lived there - to be honest I loved it, much prefer it to living in the UK. Also I felt the people were a lot friendlier and more sociable, for example a tutor said that at lunch you could just ask other students if you could sit with them - this would be unthinkable in the UK.
"Last summer my coworker introduced me to ballroom dancing, and I love it. It's kind of hard to find something you're really passionate about without trying it first ("it" being every possible passion there is to have).
"Speaking only from my own experience, I have not seen that to be true. But I certainly recognize how if your early exposure to the book is via Sunday School mis-tellings of the most fantastical parts of the book, it would be hard to shake that first…"
Evening Gentlemen,Recently, life has thrown some colossal curve balls my way. Things I never expected to happen, well... happened. To be completely honest I've found myself all the way at the beginning of the metaphorical "level" with a clean slate. This has been incredibly freeing and allowed me to spend some time exploring things I previously would never have done. After going through a really hard breakup of a long term relationship, and dealing with my parents going through some very hard…See More
"You dont think that its pulling up bootstraps. It's also access to resources, people being changing there outlook towards disenfranchised people and being more aware of other people. I think the individual story is great, but its…"
"Maybe a more useful question is, What do we do about it?
I'd say military action is out for now. The White House is determined to have no US boots on the ground, and has cut off weapons to the Kurds at times (I'm not sure about right…"