Christian Living · Education

The Biggest Lie I Ever Got Away With!  

This confession may be a huge shock to those of you who know me. It is not in my character to lie. I almost decided to not share this because the story is so embarrassing but I hope it can be an encouragement to someone. Until now, I have only ever told one person this story,… Continue reading The Biggest Lie I Ever Got Away With!  

Christian Living · Education

Leslie Knope, Teaching, Super-Powers and God’s Purpose

Every time I think about teaching my eyes water up and my face turns pale. I get this tight feeling in the pit of my stomach and my throat swells as all the moisture disappears from it.  I feel this exact way as I write these words. This used to be an almost daily feeling… Continue reading Leslie Knope, Teaching, Super-Powers and God’s Purpose

Christian Living · Education

Thoughts on the School-to-Prison Pipeline

At the end of my 3rd year teaching I was approached by a school administrator and was told that I had a high number of office referrals. He told me that, although he did not think I was doing anything wrong, he was obligated to talk to me and discuss alternatives.  I was defensive at… Continue reading Thoughts on the School-to-Prison Pipeline