It was the last day with my class that I had had for the whole year. We were out on the playground, enjoying the nice weather, when one of the little girls became so intent on getting up the ladder to the slide first that her sweet, innocent face contorted into a hideous expression of … Continue reading The Link between Discouragement and Motive
My family defies the word finity. I have brothers and sisters from all ages and many places and though I have not seen their faces, the memories I’ve traced on pages of history seem to whisper— Remember our Father. You too were born for eternity.
My students were sitting at the table playing with some toys this morning. One of the boys had piece that was shaped like a heart so I asked him what shape it was. "Diamond," he said. "No, it's not a diamond," I said. "It's a heart. What does a heart mean?" None of the kids … Continue reading Sunglasses and Purpose