A Schoolteacher's Musings · Life Chronicles

The Truth about Work … and the False Promise of the American Dream

There’s a popular Christian song that starts out, “No one ever told me this would be easy … but I never knew that it could be this hard.” And every Friday when I stumble home, exhausted from another week of teaching, I feel just how true those words are. I often struggle to keep my… Continue reading The Truth about Work … and the False Promise of the American Dream

Life Chronicles · Whispers of Faith

Doulos: the Mark of a Slave [or To Ink or Not to Ink?]

[Disclaimer: this is not a post about me disapproving of tattoos. There are many tattoos that my friends and family members have that I think are great. This is just my own personal journey of decision-making.]One time I had someone ask me if I would ever get a tattoo. I responded with, “If there was… Continue reading Doulos: the Mark of a Slave [or To Ink or Not to Ink?]