Children & Parenting · Faithfulness · Poetry · Relationship · Singleness

Mothering with Purpose

mother (v):         bring up (a child) with care & affection                              look after (someone) kindly & protectively   When God made us women, He intentionally crafted into us A set of mothering skills and instincts That he meant us to walk fully into.   Our very bodies were designed To bear and carry life… Continue reading Mothering with Purpose

A Schoolteacher's Musings · Current Events

Cutting Honors Programs Will Not Lead to Greater Equity

I recently read an article in the paper about some high schools in California (and elsewhere around the United States) who are cutting their Honors programs in English and Social Studies in order to promote greater equity. There weren’t enough black or brown kids taking the classes, so those in charge assumed that simply having… Continue reading Cutting Honors Programs Will Not Lead to Greater Equity

Daily Living · Growth

Ten Questions to Ask About How We’re Spending Our Time

This year, one of my focal points for growth is depth. I want to increase the depth of my reading, writing, and thinking and move away from the shallow addictions of the Internet and entertainment. This desire was heightened all the more after reading the book The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our… Continue reading Ten Questions to Ask About How We’re Spending Our Time

Current Events · Daily Living · Whispers of Faith

Culture Wars are Truth Wars

“Culture wars” has become one of the latest buzzwords in the last few years. It first came to my attention in 2020 when the “wars” were mainly centered around the Covid pandemic and all the disagreements about masks and shut-downs. However, according to this article on Politico (“How the ‘Culture War’ Could Break Democracy”), the… Continue reading Culture Wars are Truth Wars