Learning from Jesus: Message 6

Anybody tired, overwhelmed or just plain discouraged with continuing to teach and explain the same things to your kids? I bet there are a few teachers who can relate here. I know there are times when it seems like nothing I say is getting through to my kids. For those times, I have learned to […]

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Learning from Jesus: Message 5

Right about now, the school year is in full swing and so is everything else. The paperwork on your desk is stacking up at the same time the holiday stress is lurking around the corner. However, even in the midst of all that is going on around us there is something we can do to […]

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Learning from Jesus:Message 4

As a English Language Arts teacher, I get to teach young people how to become better writers. I get the opportunity to take them through the writing process of brainstorming ideas, creating their first draft, and then revising and editing to get them to their final draft. Throughout this process I am also teaching them […]

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Learning from Jesus:Message 3

In Matthew 5:1-2, there are four points we can learn from the master teacher today. As I studied this passage, it became more and more clear that he is our example. As a teacher he is showing us how we can apply what he did, to our daily plight in the classroom. Notice the scripture: […]

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5 Ways to Recharge Everyday

Growing up in the 70’s and 80’s, I never imagined that I would one day live in a world where I had to plug in everything at night, in order to use it the next day. The only thing I ever had to plug in was my curling iron and that wasn’t every day. There […]

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Love in action

She could have ignored me or let me be No time to investigate or see about my history She could have let me sit and never find out what I knew Or teach me anything just to see what I could do She could have given up because my class was too loud Or walked […]

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Relentless–no turning back!

“What are we going to do, the water is rising and the only way out is up.” This is what the main character said as he and eight other passengers on a cruise ship stared at a dismal situation. A random tidal wave had hit their ship and they were all caught off guard in […]

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