Moving to Think (Step 2)
By Cielo Vera ReadOasis Step 2 Gillian Lynne could not sit still. She was eight years old now. And her teachers worried about her performance at school. Perhaps she had a learning disorder. Gillian’s mother worried, too. She took her daughter to see a doctor. At the doctor’s office,... Read more
Number 42 (Step 2)
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) Jackie Robinson -- Number 42 (Image Wikipedia) A man stepped onto the baseball field. He walked across the green grass. His black hands held onto a white baseball bat. He adjusted his blue hat to keep the sun from his eyes. And as he... Read more
Moving to Think (Step 4)
By Cielo Vera ReadOasis Step 4 Gillian Lynne could not sit still. She was eight years old now, and her teachers were concerned about her performance at school. Perhaps she had a learning disorder. (Today a psychologist might say that she had attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD, but that... Read more
Life as Story (Step 2)
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) In the eyes of the world, Donald Miller was a big success. He had written a book about his life, Blue Like Jazz, and it became a New York Times bestseller. Movie producers approached him. They wanted to make a movie about his life.... Read more
Moving to Think (Step 1)
By Cielo Vera ReadOasis Step 1 Gillian Lynne could not sit still. She was eight years old now. And her teachers worried about her. Perhaps she had a learning problem. Gillian's mother worried, too. She took her little girl to see a doctor. At the doctor's office, Gillian sat... Read more
Life as Story (Step 3)
ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 2) Then he wrote a book about life as story. It’s called A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life. In the book, Miller says, “Good stories don’t happen by accident . . . They are planned.” Miller rewrote... Read more
Life as Story (Step 3)
ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 3) We can encounter meaning and purpose in life’s story in two ways. First, we can uncover meaning in the short stories of daily life. Each new day is full of new short stories in our personal encounters and private moments, and in our novel... Read more
Life as Story (Step 2)
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 3) We can find meaning and purpose in life’s story in two ways. First, we can find meaning in the short stories of daily life. Each new day is full of new short stories in our personal encounters and private moments, and in our new... Read more
Life as Story (Step 2)
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 2) Then he wrote a book about life as story. It’s called A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life. In the book, Miller says, “Good stories don’t happen by accident . . . They are planned.” Miller rewrote... Read more
Number 42 (Step 2)
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 2) Today no players in the Major Leagues can wear Number 42. It's Jackie Robinson's number, and it tells a story. It says that all people deserve a fair chance, that racism is wrong, and that all people are created equal. Most of all, Number... Read more