The Power of Placement

For 14 years, I have been an English teacher. It’s hard work, and throughout those years, education has changed significantly. More restrictive testing requirements and state standards have robbed teachers of the flexibility and creativity we once enjoyed.┬áIncreased demands of these new requirements on instructional time have actually decreased the amount I can cover in…

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Undivided Heart

An Undivided Heart

I’m easily distracted. Really, I am. Something shiny (physically or metaphorically) catches my eye and my head snaps towards it. How easily it lures me in. Likewise, I’ll be working on a task in one room of the house, walk into another room, and get caught up in some other needful activity. Before I know…

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