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Dan millstein's Blog – April 2009 Archive (4)

Prison Yogi teaches peace to his captor

One hot summer day one of our students, Nick, was practicing

yoga in the exercise yard. As he stretched into a

different pose, the razor wire seemed to disappear for a brief

moment. An abrupt, “Hey, you there. Get your shoes on,”

broke his reverie. Nick looked straight up into the face of a

young correctional officer he hadn’t seen before.

“Sorry, officer. Were you speaking to me?”

“Yeah, you’re the only one around here with his shoes off,

aren’t… Continue

Added by dan millstein on April 15, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Books for Prisons really help HABILITATE!

How to Request Sponsors for “Books for Inmates”

Hope this finds you doing well. Thanks to everyone who has pre-ordered books already. To help get more of our books into jails, prisons, and youth detention centers, we are asking everyone to send e-mails and/or letters to churches, service groups, ministries, and individuals to sponsor a box of books for the inmates in their local correctional facilities.

Below are links to two 1-page files. One is a PDF file of our order form. The… Continue

Added by dan millstein on April 14, 2009 at 10:29am — No Comments

Happy Birthday Trish

Sending Light to my friend Trish who begins chemo Tuesday.......on her birthday. Bless you Baby......ALOHA!

Added by dan millstein on April 6, 2009 at 5:12pm — 3 Comments

Just an accidenti to make you smile

Italian Swear Words - Jessica’s 8 Favorites

When you’re learning a new language, one of the most fun parts is learning how to swear. Of course, Italian swear words always sound prettier to my non-Italian ear than their English equivalents, but just because they sound prettier doesn’t mean their meaning is! When I was teaching Italian, one of the most common questions I’d get from students - always after class, in hushed tones - was stuff like, “How do you say ’shit’ in Italian?” With that… Continue

Added by dan millstein on April 3, 2009 at 7:21pm — No Comments


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