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There is just a little extra twinkle in their eyes. ...

There is just a little extra twinkle in their eyes.  There is a little spring in their step.  Most of...

There is just a little extra twinkle in their eyes.  There is a little spring in their step.  Most of the time there is a mischievous and a hilarious little grin that breaks out on their face.

“You don’t understand,” I said. “I need him in this school more than he needs to be here.”

The words...

“You don’t understand,” I said. “I need him in this school more than he needs to be here.”

The words look selfish when I see them on the page, but I totally meant them at the time. I was talking with...

“You don’t understand,” I said. “I need him in this school more than he needs to be here.”

The words look selfish when I see them on the page, but I totally meant them at the time. I was talking with a prospective teacher, one I knew would be a great fit and wonderful addition to our team. She has...

A few days ago Drew Byers loaned me a book entitled A Practical Guide to Culture by John Stonestreet...

A few days ago Drew Byers loaned me a book entitled A Practical Guide to Culture by John Stonestreet and Brett Kunkle. As I did an initial scan of the chapters, something jumped out at me. It was one of...

A few days ago Drew Byers loaned me a book entitled A Practical Guide to Culture by John Stonestreet and Brett Kunkle. As I did an initial scan of the chapters, something jumped out at me. It was one of those exciting moments when someone says just what you were thinking.

The moment occurred as I...

I cried a few days ago. It’s not a big deal; except it is. You see I have been unable to cry for months....

I cried a few days ago. It’s not a big deal; except it is. You see I have been unable to cry for months. It is not that I have not felt like crying. I have felt what everyone feels—sadness, loneliness,...

I cried a few days ago. It’s not a big deal; except it is. You see I have been unable to cry for months. It is not that I have not felt like crying. I have felt what everyone feels—sadness, loneliness, anger, despair, confusion, etc. But when the overwhelming emotion came; tears did not.

A few days...

“It was the best of times and the worst of times.”
“It was the best of times and the worst of times.”

Dickens’ classic dichotomy has been used to describe many times...

“It was the best of times and the worst of times.”

Dickens’ classic dichotomy has been used to describe many times and seasons of life. It comes to my mind most powerfully as I ponder my most memorable Christmas,...

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