Better is the end of a thing.

It's been thirty-four months since I started this blogging journey.  And what a journey it has been.  I've grown and I've evolved and this blog, the brand, has been one of the greatest catalysts for that growth.  Despite the visions and hopes I've had for growing and continuing to develop this blog, I've made the decision to discontinue … Continue reading Better is the end of a thing.

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Why Appreciation of the “Paraprofessional” Matters

Growing up, there was one thing in particular that would drive my father crazy.  That thing was ingratitude.  As a result, it has been ingrained in me to always show appreciation to people for the things they do, especially considering that there are very few things that people must do. This week is Teacher Appreciation Week … Continue reading Why Appreciation of the “Paraprofessional” Matters

A Passion to Run…

...from the "calling". I was at my part-time job on Saturday where I work with preschoolers, a few with developmental disabilities and/or social-emotional difficulties.  I had been having an ongoing conversation with a parent over the past few Saturdays about some concerns, something that wasn't necessarily outside of my job description but was maybe a tad … Continue reading A Passion to Run…

For Church Kids Who Are Grown Now & Aren’t Sure If They’re Saved Enuff

I've been in church all of my life.  My mother went into labor with me while she was teaching a children's Vacation Bible School class.  So I guess you can say that if there was anyone who was predestined to be a church kid, it would be me. I was the church kid who stayed … Continue reading For Church Kids Who Are Grown Now & Aren’t Sure If They’re Saved Enuff