Encouragement for Today~In today's world of swirling circumstances, we need to be reminded of how much we are loved by God.

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Dinner with the Best!

Let my Teaching 2

Last night I had dinner with 20 lovely people. People that I had the privilege being on staff with at one time or another over the last ten years of my teaching career. Continue reading

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It is SIMPLE…..Teachers: YOU make a DIFFERENCE!


Teachers make an Incredible (not Simple) Difference!

It is here! School is beginning.

I have written previously of the fact that I am not teaching this year. Which, in turn, made me wonder about the impact I made on my students’ lives over the years. I could pretend to be humble and say “I am not sure”, but that would be wrong.

I do know that I made an impact, I have been blessed with letters and notes to prove it.  These are often few and far between in the world of special education, so I do cherish them.

AND…. In spite of the struggles you face with the things that are so difficult these days… encouraged as you begin another year~

Mr./Mrs. TEACHER……
YOU are making a difference in the life of…..
at the very LEAST…
One child a year…..
multiply that by the number of years you have taught………………
AND I can guarantee you it is more than one a year!! Continue reading


Simple Teaching


I should retitle this as “Simply Teaching”…….

This is a really weird time for me. I am happy, but it is different.

I am not getting a school room ready…
which I have done the last ten years….

I taught in some venue for over 25 years.

And now……..

I am not a teacher.

In no way do I regret my decision, I believe with all my heart it was time for a change. I believe that the Father permitted me to leave for many reasons. And I am forever grateful that I could leave. And I am really kind of “HaPpY” (insert Pherrill Williams song here) that I don’t have to deal with it….

But I do miss this time of year….and the kids.

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