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Stillness

My Long Relationship with Stillness

Bring to me the stillness, Lord, that yesterday I dread So many years spent cursing quiet, being stuck in my own head Berating and abusing the one I should be lifting up How’d I end up in that dark place, who handed me this cup? Ripped and shredded, I reached within He trimmed and smoothed…

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Shhh…

Be still and know that I am God… ~Psalm 46:10 The life of a teacher is not a bed of roses and we are confronted with many challenges daily. Behavioral issues. Students yelling and cursing in the hallways all day long. Changing curriculum or policies. Last minute meetings or meeting cancellations. Lesson plans or adjusting lesson…

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Stillness ~ Overrated?

Stillness is defined as the absence of movement or sound. I couldn’t wrap my head around the word. I searched in the Bible. I pondered it. I just didn’t feel like God was pressing anything on my heart about “stillness”. Matter of fact, just the opposite. I kept thinking of all the times God had…

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Looking for Stillness (in Vegas!)

He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. ~Psalm 23:2 A few years ago my husband and I went to Las Vegas for a conference.  The conference on economics was very good but it was hosted at a casino. Economics is a hobby for my husband (a whole other…

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