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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Searching for Solitude

  “How busy we can become… and as a result, how empty! We mouth words, but they mean nothing. We find ourselves trafficking in unlived truths. How easy to fall prey to meaningless talk, cliché-ridden responses, and mindless activities! It was never meant to be that way; but, more often than not, that’s the way […]

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A Lasting Legacy

  “If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we rear temples, they will crumble to dust; but if we work upon immortal souls, we engrave on those tablets something which will brighten all eternity.” ~ Daniel Webster

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“Crood” Christianity

It was a small miracle – my wife and I watched an entire movie the other day without having to plug our ears or avert our eyes once!  And… you guessed it.  We were, of course, watching a cartoon. The movie was The Croods, which recently became available on Netflix.  Finding a clean movie was […]

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