Posts from April 2015



“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” —¬†Philippians 4:6 If this verse sounds familiar on this blog, it’s because I referenced it last month when discussing panic anxiety. Who knows? It might become my new life verse. I may…

Canada Geese Flying at Sunrise


When I was completing my coursework to earn my teacher’s license in 2010, I came across the following quote by author John Steinbeck: “I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest…



We purchased airfare yesterday. As I told some of our friends: “Chris danced; I cried. Nothing too unexpected.” This confirmation email may be unattractive, but it’s the prettiest thing I’ve seen in years. Buying the tickets In the moments leading up to the purchase I didn’t realize that I was holding my breath.¬†Tears streamed down…