These little Books that “Make a difference” are available from this site. ((Editor’s note: post originally was a draft from 2008. doing some housekeeping up in here))
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My friend Kerry related a story to me about something painful she learned when dealing with students. It isn’t easy doing this job as educators and we make many mistakes. Well, let’s face it. I make lots of mistakes. There have been times when I’ve said something to a student and instantly regretted it. There [...]
I cannot be all the things everyone wants me to be and I am learning to be ok with that. No one can control my thoughts. Though they may pontificate and judge my actions, but my thoughts are my own. I am raw and tender and sick to death of everyone expecting more from me [...]
I can’t make all the difference I want to in my job. At least, I can’t always do it with a positive viewpoint. There is enough reality in my life to know that I can’t affect all the change I want to because it is, simply put, impossible. From getting students to see their best [...]
It is a truth easily identifiable that Education is a difficult place to be. Especially now with political correctness, impossible NCLB standards, and children who learn so differently that it’s easy to blame technology for all those ills. Let me be plain before I explain further in my story: they learn differently, but we are [...]
Post pictures of a lake sunset. Hope that you can be wrapped up in God’s arms as He paints a picture for you in the sky. Be encouraged that such colors are even possible and found in nature. And then? Well, just share them with a friend and have a nice day.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.-Alfred, Lord Tennyson In keeping with the theme of making a difference I’m trying hard to live an authentic life that puts my mental health first and foremost, but that keeps coming with other prices that I didn’t expect to incur. That means making lists on sticky notes and posting them [...]