Acclaimed ‘Wounds into Wisdom’ author at Mt. Airy site

Arts, Books | March 22nd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Rabbi Tirzah Firestone, PhD, a distinguished author, Jungian psychotherapist and founding rabbi of Congregation Nevei Kodesh in Boulder, Colorado, is coming to Mt. Airy Nexus, 520 Carpenter Lane in Mt. Airy, on Saturday, March 23, 7:45 to 10 p.m., thanks to Big Blue Marble Bookstore, to discuss overcoming the kinds of trauma […]

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Local Sunshine brings light and joy to babies, toddlers

Arts, Books | March 15th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear There have been numerous scientific studies that have demonstrated beyond a doubt that reading to children, no matter how young (even babies), will have a beneficial effect on their cognitive development and school performance in later years. And if they are read to from books by a certain prolific Germantown author, there […]

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Mt. Airy cleric authors ‘sex-positive Christianity’ book

Arts, Books | March 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear An ordained minister from Mt Airy has teamed up with a practicing psychotherapist specializing in sexuality to co-author a book for psychotherapists and pastoral counselors to help their clients reconcile their Christian faith with a desire for sexual fulfillment. The book, “Advancing Sexual Health for the Christian Client: Data and Dogma,” published […]

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From victim to victor: Life after childhood sexual abuse

News | June 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak If you’re an adult who experienced sexual abuse as a child, know that you are not alone. Every eight minutes, a child is sexually assaulted in the U.S., according to the United States Department of Human Health Services. It’s the reason a Philadelphia Police Officer assigned to Northwest Philadelphia decided to […]

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Local novelist explores colony collapse disorder

Uncategorized | August 1st, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Kevin Dicciani “If all the bees died, we’re really going to be in bad shape,” said Jon McGoran, of Elkins Park, whose latest novel, “Deadout,” explores colony collapse disorder – a phenomenon in which worker bees from a honey bee colony suddenly disappear without a trace. McGoran grew up in Mt. Airy and worked […]

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