It isn’t because the men and women of Peterson’s book are saints that their stories matter.
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,...
When Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin first meet Strider at The Inn of the Prancing Pony, they are alarmed by his appearance and his reputation. Dirty and unkempt, folk advise them to steer clear of these mysterious wanderers.
Jackson’s attempt to connect stories, include lore, and represent that world well through these films is not unsuccessful, as long as you check a few things at the door.
For the first time in quite a few years, I ventured out with my immediate family - parents, two of my three brothers, and my sister - on a summer vacation. Leaving my husband at home, we drove the 8+ hours to Maggie Valley, North Carolina, me squeezed between my...
This man knows,
yet loves me still.
And so, I was struck anew when I read the story of Zacchaeus, with this knowledge firmly in my brainspace, even years later.
In the last several years, researchers have been delving into the importance of movement for our children’s well-being, with particular attention being paid to the ever-disappearing recess.
into an end
we cannot see.
We see now that we are called, by Jesus himself, to love others the way that God loves. We also understand that this love must be born of our intentions, our personalities, and our thoughts. What then does this look like?
Why then do you worry?
Oh, why then do you fear?
In this, we can see that love is the preeminent characteristic of the Fruit, as it most fully represents God himself: God is love.