How is it already the middle of February? With all my trips for work and living life, it has been difficult to keep organized the last 2 months. I am ready for a break just to stop for a second. I find that in my hecticness (not a word, but going to use it) of … Continue reading How is it already time for Lent?
Life does not go as you would always expect. Life happens, plans change, people change, and nothing seems to stay the same... and yet, somethings never change. As a teacher, school has begun. It is busy as always, getting everything in order and back into a routine. This year, for me, however, has been a … Continue reading A Life Interrupted and encouraged
Have you ever been driving in a rain storm…. the kind of storm where it is raining so hard you can barely see. You should probably pull over and wait, but there isn’t really a good place to do that, so you slowly keep going. And as you keep going, you see on the side of … Continue reading The storm before the calm… or the chaos
As Summer begins, I am taking time just to set goals for the next 6 weeks and as I have, I am revisiting this..... 5 things Written in March, but Response written today. Have I been successful since March in these areas? Somedays... maybe... but most days, probably not. Good thing I am a work … Continue reading Working on Life
So... we as humans don't always make wise decisions in our words, actions, thoughts, etc... We all fall or struggle at some point and give into temptation. We all have weaknesses. But thankfully when we are weak, HE is strong. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is … Continue reading Thank goodness for Grace
Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person. Colossians 4:6 Ok... so your opinion matters. I tell my students that unless you can back up your opinion with fact, it does not matter, which is true to a point. … Continue reading Your Opinion Doesn’t Matter….
Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each one. Colossians 4:6 Communication is an important part of my life. I teach and I am constantly communicating with students, parents, colleagues, etc.... I have come to realize that all aspects of … Continue reading Say what you mean and mean what you say
This will be a very different post. One of reflection.... I am so thankful for the opportunities afforded to me and the people who have come into my life, left my life, those that remain, and am hopeful for the people yet to enter. I am in the process of writing a post about Commandments … Continue reading Grace, mercy, hope, and communication
Galatians 6:9-10 ESV And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith. Do you ever feel like no matter … Continue reading Keep on Keeping on
I have been thinking about Investment a lot lately. Not monetary investment, but time investment, and my investment in people. Who/what do I invest my time, self, and resources in? Is what I am investing myself in worth it? Is it honoring to God and upholding His Kingdom's purpose? Is it making a difference? … Continue reading Investment