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...

Quick + Easy Breakfast for Educators | Steel Cut Oats 2 Ways

This is a post from my personal blog, Cups with Christin. I've reposted it here due to its relevancy to living healthily and happily as an educator. Enjoy! I have never been a fan of oatmeal. For years, I tried to force myself to develop a taste for the lauded,...

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Phillipians 4:6-7

Talk to God. Experience His peace. Then, turn your mind and think on what is good. 

Lamentations 3:22-24

We love our children, but these jobs we chose – or that chose  us – are hard.

Is It Helpful?

It’s a skill I’m striving towards, to speak only words that spread love. It’s a skill I want to instill in my students, to speak only words that are helpful to others. Join me?

Fall Reads 2018

In the spirit of complete bookishness, I’ve decided to continue that challenge for this school year.