Love Others, Be Kind and Respectful

Hey there! I know I have been MIA for awhile. This time of year is extremely busy for my family and me. Between settling back into work in a new school year, a new position, coaching volleyball, and taking some graduate courses, blogging has been neglected. But I’ve had a post brewing in my mind […]

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God is Always Preparing Us

Hello there! I simply cannot believe it is the last day of July…tomorrow my back-to-school to-do list will suddenly be on my mind. I’m ready to start my new position, but not ready for the work behind condensing my classroom into a tiny office. Eeek! As I’ve been going through my Bible study,¬†There’s a Fly […]

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Get Out of the Boat!

Hey there! Happy Wednesday! Is anyone else feeling like their summer to-do list is longer than the summer they have left? I mean, I’m looking ahead at my July calendar and seeing August will be here before I know it. And I know my mind will immediately shift to my back-to-school to-do list and all […]


Eternal Peace – It’s NOT for sale!

Hi there! I hope you are enjoying your summer. After weeks of basketball camp, church camp, and VBS, I am finally enjoying a more relaxed schedule. The last few days, I have been studying in the book of Galatians. Paul writes a pretty stern letter to the Christians there who have been “so soon removed […]

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God Never Gives Up On Me

Aren’t you glad the Lord never gives up on us? Most of you know that There’s a Fly in my Tea! is based on the life of Peter. His story never gets old to me. I suppose because I can so often see myself in him… Today is no different as I read in Matthew […]


Reflections from a Teacher

It is end of the school year craziness for me right now! I’m completely exhausted and tackling a to-do list that seems a mile long. I’m often asked why I would choose to teach in a public school or why I would want to teach at all. I came across this memory from the last […]