Monthly Archives: January 2012

Four Years Down?

Four years ago today I had my last chemo treatment.  My first one resulted in a such devastating drop in my white blood cell count that I was not able to take the second one on time, so instead of … Continue reading

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Our New Hero

People everywhere are talking about him.  You can’t turn on the T.V. or surf the internet without seeing his face.  For weeks my fellow teachers, and a few students have been sending me articles about him.  As I walked down … Continue reading

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Why Do Right?

My ninth graders just finished Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot.  It is a play which tells the story of the murder of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, foe and former friend of Henry II of England.  Thomas was … Continue reading

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Carolina in the Morning

I am spending this morning cleaning up my bedroom.  The first weekend of the year has been a mixed bag, so far, of joy and pain, but I am determined to keep my eyes focused on the light, and so … Continue reading

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The Dark and Light Within

For the last several days it seems everything I read devotionally has had something to do with light and darkness.  When that happens, when I seem to be surrounded by the same theme everywhere, I know God is getting ready … Continue reading

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A New Year Suggestion

One day back when my juniors were reading Walden I asked them to journal about a book, other than the Bible, that had changed them in some way.  I love to talk and write about books.  I thought at the … Continue reading

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My Strength, My Solace!

Nothing in me is sad about saying good-bye to 2011.  As a family we pretty much unanimously see it as the most difficult year we have had.  Considering our years since the change of the millennium, that is saying something. … Continue reading

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