A Schoolteacher's Musings · Relationship

Year Six of Teaching: The Year of Vulnerability & Grace

Every year (except for last year), I’ve written an “end-of-the-year” recap of what I learned as a teacher. It’s a way for me to process and close the year and hold close what set this year apart from the others. And I know what the history books will say set this year apart – obviously… Continue reading Year Six of Teaching: The Year of Vulnerability & Grace

Current Events · Daily Living · Relationship

Seeking an Educated Mind Instead of Emotional Reactions

Our nation is in a fragile state right now. The amount of anger, hate, destruction, hurt, and controversy swirling around is unlike anything I’ve seen in my adult lifetime. It scares me, saddens me, and burdens my heart when I feel helpless to do anything about it. In reality what we all need most is… Continue reading Seeking an Educated Mind Instead of Emotional Reactions

Dating · Relationship · Singleness

Ten Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Single Person

“I remember what it was like being single.” Perhaps you genuinely do. Perhaps your season of singleness was long enough to forever imprint the deep valleys of walking through life alone into your soul. But if you got married at 25 or younger, I don’t think you truly know the depth of the challenges of… Continue reading Ten Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Single Person