We are on the verge of a much-anticipated break. However, it is just out of reach. With just a few hours left, there is an energy in the air. Lack of focus is abundant, and the taste of freedom is that ice cream cone at the store that hasn’t opened yet. The lack of drive is… Continue reading The end is in sight
Have you ever found yourself working on one thing diligently and then find your mind wandering to something else and then find that you are doing something else and you forget what you were originally doing? Yeah, that happens to me all the time. . . .Some days that’s okay, other days, not so much.… Continue reading Distracted
About a year has gone by and so much has happened in that time. The first year of teaching has come and gone; the second year is almost complete. Another summer of camp, another season of volleyball and basketball, another full semester, another semester is halfway done, a senior trip, and a boyfriend has come… Continue reading Little Joys
This semester has been one of the best semesters of my life, although it has also been one of the most taxing. High school and college I could always skate by on most things and then capitalize and shine on the things that I was most passionate about or had a knack for. However, teaching… Continue reading Long Overdue
Being stretched and pushed to be a better teacher has been the best thing for me. It has forced me to depend on God wholly and fully.
I don’t have any pithy wisdom to impart, but I do want to write about how refreshing it has been to be able to go outside. After being cooped up inside all day teaching, it has been a nice change of pace the past two days to get out of the school building and enjoy the… Continue reading Quick Moments
I read an article this past week that I couldn’t refute. It was a teacher who was challenging writing in the classroom. Her argument was that if I as a teacher am expecting writing, then I should be writing. I know that writing is one of my weaker areas. Writing makes me vulnerable. Writing shows… Continue reading Challenge Accepted