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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Which side of the Coin?


I am sure you have heard this: “There are two sides to every coin?

Most of us have been on both sides at one time or another.  

An employee/employer.  

Child/Parent….my favorite!  Sometimes around your parents, you feel like a twelve-year-old again.   Or when you get around your own children and they like to tease and make you feel like a very old woman!

 I have been a student, a public school teacher, a new mom, a homeschooling mom, a mom of public/private school teenagers, and a public school teacher, partially retired…in that order.  I have been on both sides of the coin, maybe several coins.  Often those coins were shiny…but sometimes very dull and scratched! Continue reading

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Each One is……

A New Day

We get to have a “Day One” over and over. His mercies are new each and every day!

I have been thinking about new beginnings and starting all over a lot lately. With the onset of school, and as a former educator, I believe that every student deserves to start over. Each one deserves a “new day.” We can have a new day each and every day! Continue reading

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Knowledge “Caught”

Knowledge Caught

Could I get a show of hands…who is tired of winter? Just what I figured, 99.9% of us. Those of you in that .1%…bless your heart.

I am amazed by the weather and all the variables that go into it. I blog about it a lot it seems. I guess I could have been a weather person, but I do not like math and science, so it probably wouldn’t have worked.

Our children have many likes and dislikes and interests. As parents, it is up to us to allow them to pursue those interests. We never know how those things might play out in their future. My youngest always liked numbers and loved sports and now he has a career that include both areas. My eldest was always the artist and again, he was fortunate to have a career in design. Continue reading