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. Increased 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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Book Review: 40 Days of Decrease

I am pleased to share my first book review with you. This review is for Alicia Britt Chole’s 40 Days of Decrease: A Different Kind of Hunger, A Different Kind of Fast. With Lent starting on February 14th this year, I wanted to review this just in time for anyone who may want to purchase it. In…

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