Abiding

Here I am

Here I am

The number one thing on my bucket list is to write a book - preferably fiction, but the more I blog, the less that matters. I really don’t care if it is ever published (or that is what I tell myself), but I think it will be an awesome feeling of accomplishment to know I [...]

Reasons for Teachers to Hang On.

Reasons for Teachers to Hang On.

Well teachers, we are halfway through another year.  For some of you, you are counting down to retirement… but for the rest of us, we are still counting up. Regardless of where you stand on your teaching journey, I bet we all share one thing in common - we are tired.  Mentally. Physically. Emotionally. Tired. [...]

10 Scriptures to Pray over your Classroom.

10 Scriptures to Pray over your Classroom.

So, two things have been bouncing around in my heart this summer.   One, I have been working on my prayer life.  It is a weakness of mine. I could catalog all the reasons and excuses, but let’s just say I have trouble controlling my thoughts (I know, go figure). As one of the solutions, [...]

Prepare through Prayer: 30 Days of Prayer for Teachers

Prepare through Prayer: 30 Days of Prayer for Teachers

I sometimes wonder about Jesus while He was here on earth. Could He remember heaven while he was down here?  And if so, was He thinking I left heaven for this?!? Sure, He was God, but He was also human and I know that is what I would be thinking.  Since Jesus was a perfect [...]

Saturday in the South: A Story of Timing and Trust

Saturday in the South: A Story of Timing and Trust

I was sweating even before 10 in the morning, trying to finish my morning coffee, but deciding it was just too hot.  My daughter had her toys spread out on her blanket, playing, while the rest of us chatted and cheered. We spent two baseball games like this before leaving the complex for lunch. As [...]