I'm doing a Gratitude Writing Challenge in lieu of NaNoWriMo this year. Freedom When I think of freedom I think of the freedom I have in Christ. I think of the freedom I have to be the exact person I was created to be, more and better every day (at least that's the goal). I … Continue reading Freedom, Beauty, Color
Riddle me this: Neither my roommate nor myself left the house today. She spent the day in her room and I spent the day on the couch watching Netflix (The Following and then Three Wives, One Husband - I do have thoughts on both if you're interested). It was glorious. When 8pm rolled around I … Continue reading Monday Motivation
In addition to learning how to say no and learning how to stop apologizing for things that aren’t my responsibility, I realized this week that I am in the midst of learning how to ask for help. I’m not talking about asking for help doing things I don’t know how to do. I learned that … Continue reading Here’s the thing about asking for help
Over the past few days I read a book called Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah. It’s the story of a friendship that spans decades. The friends are two girls, then women, named Kate and Tully. Kate has a great family and modest goals. She wants to get married and have a family. She is suggestible … Continue reading What We Remember
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We started the month of April celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus! I can't imagine a better way to start anything! Testing gave us three half days in a row (and gave me much pride, grading the cumulative tests of my students!). In the month of April I had two First Grade Dinners (six of my … Continue reading Here’s the thing about April
Coming back to the DR after time spent in the States is always a tricky and emotional transition for me. Undoubtedly I am excited to be back home with my stuff and my cats and there is nothing like that first breath of Caribbean air. I breathe that stuff deep and I smile as I … Continue reading Here’s the thing about 2015