Blogger Recognition Award

    “Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.” – Abraham Lincoln     Sometimes we wonder if the work we do is truly appreciated, and it really is wonderful when we hear that it is.  This past Sunday a sweet lady shook my hand after the sermon, […]

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The Art of Inspiring Students

“Do or do not.  There is no try.” – Yoda “Much to learn, you still have.” – Yoda Today marks the first day of school for my English students and me.  Countless teachers are pinching themselves, thinking, “Was summer break just something I dreamed?” and countless students are mourning the loss of their unlimited video […]

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Motivating Monday – Work with the Strength of 1,000 Men!

    Have you ever had one of those days?  You know, the “I-really-don’t-think-I-can-do-this-today,”  and “I’d-rather-be-a-wimp-and-stay-in-bed” kind of days?     We all feel weak from time to time, especially when life continues to overwhelm us with new challenges.  The wonderful truth is, we don’t have to muster the strength to make it through our […]

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