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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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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Discipline: It Does A Girl Good

Mixed emotions are what I have when I think of discipline. I’m the product of a lot of discipline both good and bad. One parent used shame with discipline; the other used logic. Both had purpose and goals for their approach to correction. Looking back at how I was raised, I benefitted from both styles.…

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