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COUNSELOR IN A BOOK

COUNSELOR IN A BOOK

Since it’s first appearance on the New York Times Best Seller’s List decades ago, this iconic book has not only worked wonders of transformation in the lives of countless individuals who discovered it on their own, but it has become a go-to book of therapists,...

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Stories from Shakespeare

Stories from Shakespeare

It has been said that culture is knowing the best that has been done and said in the world. Few would argue that the works of William Shakespeare rank among the best. Yet too many people, while knowing of Shakespeare - do not know him "really." They have not...

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MEETING HISTORY, MEETING A FREEDOM RIDER

MEETING HISTORY, MEETING A FREEDOM RIDER

An important moment occurred for The Freadom® Road Foundation this past week on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. Thomas Armstrong, author of Autobiography of a Freedom Rider: My Life as a Foot Soldier for Civil Rights appeared in person at the Lisle (Illinois) Library...

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WHAT SHALL I TELL?

WHAT SHALL I TELL?

"What Shall I Tell My Children Who Are Black?" is the iconic poem written in 1963 by Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs. Dr. Burroughs founded the DuSable Museum of African American History in 1961 to bring to light her people's history and culture, thus showing them the...

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GREAT TEACHER OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT

GREAT TEACHER OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT

When King Philip II of Macedon sought a teacher for his young son - the future Alexander the Great - he sought the best and found the best, the renowned philosopher Aristotle. Alexander once said, "I am indebted to my father for life, but to my teacher for living...

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HEAPS OF HELPINGS OF HEALING AND HOPE

HEAPS OF HELPINGS OF HEALING AND HOPE

Chicken soup, known for its healing powers of physical ailments, has its psychic and emotional counterpart in the healing power of words. Like other books in the classic bestseller “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series, this volume lives up to expectations. Inspiring...

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MAYA’S GO TO BOOK

MAYA’S GO TO BOOK

In an interview with Maya Angelou - iconic author, poet, celebrity, and mentor to Oprah Winfrey and the nation - Oprah asks her: “Where do you go to for solace, for comfort? Are there books that you read? When Maya Angelou needs comforting where does she turn?” The...

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WHAT WOULD THE PREACHER SAY?

WHAT WOULD THE PREACHER SAY?

“Consider the source,” is advice often dispensed when evaluating the value of advice. The source of the advice in this book for struggling single parents is a man whose own source is the Bible - as well as his own childhood. In 1980, at age twenty-three, he founded...

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Still Amazing After All These Years

Still Amazing After All These Years

It was first published in 1925. It is still in print. It is still praised. It is still in demand, and, it is still on recommended reading lists. “Gurus” of transformational living - including Norman Vincent Peale, Napoleon Hill and Louise Hay - have credited it with...

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LONG ENDURING TRUTHS

LONG ENDURING TRUTHS

"There are short, quick truths and long-enduring ones," said a philosopher whose name - but not whose thought - has been forgotten. "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change" is itself a kind of enduring "truth" as its longevity...

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DEEP LEARNING

DEEP LEARNING

"A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep..." Quik, easy solutions to Chicago's violence have been proffered for years: guns off the streets, stiffer prison sentences, more police, etc. Yet the violence persists. The video we are adding to the Resources...

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