Merlin’s Seven Magical Words: Hope

Merlin’s Seven Magical Words: Hope

T. A. Barron Hope requires courage. Darkness, despair, anger, destruction—the images of these things feature daily in our media. No matter where we look, we’re met with images that leave us questioning. We’re left feeling hopeless, without options or solutions to the...
Merlin’s Seven Magical Words: Wonder

Merlin’s Seven Magical Words: Wonder

T. A. Barron Wonder, one of Merlin’s Seven Magical Words, is more than just something that we stumble upon from time to time. There is intentionality in Wonder, though it is not something you seek. It calls you to question, to explore, to investigate. To wonder...
Celebrating Summer Sparks!

Celebrating Summer Sparks!

T. A. Barron When you think “summer” you likely think of long lazy days… maybe it puts you in mind of holiday beaches, or fun family camping, or perhaps it simply signals it’s time to shed your winter layers and savor the warm weather. But when...
Celebrating American Sign Language Day

Celebrating American Sign Language Day

Videos On April 15th, 1817 students gathered in Hartford, Connecticut for the opening of the very first school for the Deaf in the U.S. It was here, and at other subsequent Deaf schools across our nation, that students intermingled Native American Signs, French Sign...