As I go into a new work week, I am reminding myself of some things I learned last week. In a 5 day workweek, I learned that I need to stop being so sad and reaching the edge of depression over the fact that I spend my days with other people’s kids while I miss … More What My Students Taught Me in 1 Short Week
A Letter to Myself A few weeks ago, our principal gave us an envelope and a single sheet of KISD letterhead paper and asked us to write a letter to ourselves telling why we teach, and we were to return them to him to be used for something later. For me, this wasn’t just … More Why Do I Teach?
What I Know . . . It’s interesting how a person can live half of a lifetime having no idea who she truly is because she’s too busy focusing on the needs and wants of others that she loses focus of herself for fear of being selfish. I’m 36 years old, yet I’ve … More Absolutely Perfect Imperfection
It came in a dream, the way God speaks to me most often. It’s funny how I knew it was from him but couldn’t quite figure out who it was for. Was it for our purity retreat? No. Something didn’t quite work out there. When I realized who this message was for, it was already … More God Still Speaks
I love doing projects with my son. One of his favorite things is decorating T-shirts, especially when we use glow in the dark paint. He puts his shirt on and goes into the bathroom to turn the lights so he can see it in the dark. It’s interesting how that little light from the paint … More What do you Reflect in the Dark?