I'm supposed to be on my way out of the house right now to run various errands, but I've been watching the new season of Queer Eye all morning and I have to write some things down. If you haven't watched Queer Eye, the overarching message of the show is, "you are lovely and you … Continue reading We are lovely and loved
Most teachers like to get out of their classrooms during their break. They go to the library or an empty specials classroom or the cafeteria to get work done or to do something that is not at all school related. I, however - and this is the homebody in me - love to be in my classroom. … Continue reading First day of school!
One of my favorite words is "intentional." In fact, it looks like it is my unintentional (hah!) word of the year for 2018. Intentionality is the key to so many good things. Being intentional is the key to being successful, to developing and maintaining good habits, to growing healthy relationships, to becoming a better version … Continue reading Intentional Love
This morning I listened to a sermon on my favorite passage in the whole bible, Ephesians 3:14-21. It’s so good, so here it comes. For this reason I bow my knees before my Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that according to the riches of His glory He may … Continue reading What Dreams Are Made Of
For the first time in my educational career, this year I have been responsible for teaching my students Bible. Unfortunately I don’t have a Bible curriculum, but I do have a bilingual Jesus Storybook Bible and a random Bible activity book that have been doing us just fine. For the most part I have been … Continue reading The Easter Story (as told by a First Grade Teacher)
Today I've been watching Season 2 (because Netflix doesn't have Season 1) of RuPaul's Drag Race and have been enjoying every minute of it. My brother and his girlfriend sold it to me as a mix of America's Next Top Model and Project Runway and I have not been disappointed. It's so fun. One of … Continue reading RuPaul Theology
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