Fractions, Presence, and Native Language: Getting Started with the Spiritual Disciplines

My friend, Sean Palmer, asked me to write a guest post for his blog today. Come on over…

 

When I was in the fourth grade, I ran into an academic brick wall: fractions. Suddenly, fractions weren’t just an exercise in coloring a certain number of pizza slices out of each picture. No, now we were expected to find a common denominator in order to add and subtract them. I was lost. One afternoon, while I slogged through yet another worksheet of torture (fractions homework), my mom called me into the kitchen.

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