A Prayer for the Year’s Beginning

A Prayer for the Year’s Beginning

Summer fades to fall;the freedom of the morning gives wayto the structure of the school day.Students who need me, administrators who demand of me,colleagues who help (or hurt) me.From all sides, I am pulled.Sometimes, I know not where;I know not the purpose.Yet, you...
Why We Said Goodbye to iPhones

Why We Said Goodbye to iPhones

Last weekend, J and I went Black Friday shopping. For J, deal finding is a challenge and for each of us, it’s the beginning of the holiday season. This weekend, we focused on baby gear, my capsule wardrobe, and cell phone upgrades. J had a great plan to get us a...
Fall Reads 2018: October Update

Fall Reads 2018: October Update

In August, I posted 5 books that I wanted to read this fall in order to have read 10 books by the end of the school year. I’ve now been working on these, and others, 2 months and thought I would share an update on what I’ve read so far and what I’ve...
Micah 6:8

Micah 6:8

We’ve all heard of people who talk the talk but don’t walk the walk. And I would venture to say that, in most cases, we much prefer those who strive to make their actions line up with their words. As Christians, we are reminded time and time again, by...
Phillipians 4:6-7

Phillipians 4:6-7

Our profession is a stressful one. Many demands are made on our time, our resources, and our emotions and, at times, it feels as though there is very little reward. One lesson is completed only to begin another; one discipline issue handled leads to three more...