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Let us always think, pray and act,

not as Republicans or Democrats,

but as citizens committed to working

for the highest good of

our local communities,our nation and

our greater world community.

                          – Harlan David Hibbard, MD


Dear Learning for Life Center Friends,

As an educator, I have always encouraged learners to ask QUESTIONS. As a human being on the planet, I have often sought ANSWERS. Now I use GOOGLE to find many answers. And, I watch television, listen to the radio, read books, and talk with others. Sometimes I go inside and ask myself questions…and I get answers that way too!   Questions? Answers? Truth? Whose truth? What are my beliefs? With whom can I honestly share my thoughts, feelings, and beliefs without fear of judgment?

Thoughts are things.    

– Prentice Mulford

We, at the Learning for Life Center believe that compassion and respect for ourselves, each other, and the planet are important values.  We realize that there may not be many safe places to discuss the issues and challenges going on in our world and in our personal lives, so we decided to create such a forum!  You, my friend, are invited!!!

We will provide a safe space for people to gather each week, on Thursday evenings from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., to express their POINTS OF VIEW, and to  explore and dialogue about the questions, the answers, and the big ideas we all have. We will be  “CO-CREATING REALITY” with others who wish to practice the ABC’s: Authenticity, Bravery and Compassion. We will co-create a space for dialoguing with each other; a circle whose intention is for compassionate communication, creativity and respect.

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.                                                                                        – Aristotle

How do we come to hold certain beliefs? Is there such a thing as TRUTH with a capital “T?” What about knowing the real truth….the whole truth….and nothing but the truth? What do you believe? Are you willing to accept me and my beliefs if they are different from yours? How do we deal with answering, and discussing these BIG QUESTIONS?  What are your BELIEFS?  What would you like to discuss?

Think Globally. Dream Universally. Keep Your Feet on the Ground. And…Have Fun!

                             – LaVetta Westphal-Rolfs                                                                                                                                                          





LaVetta Westphal-Rolfs

785-357-7585 or 785-633-9999

The Learning forLife Center 

1709 SW Randolph Ave.  

Topeka, KS 66604


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