Reflect on 2016- on the good & the things that need to change. Make a plan & push yourself to stick to it. Be brave & live courageously. Be thankful & glorify the Lord, no matter what comes your way in 2017. God bless!
To the students who made me a real, official teacher: thank you and I am so proud of you! You were the first students I got to watch from beginning to end. You came to me short, awkward, stubborn, and nervous. I got to watch you grow into mature, young adults, going off into the… Continue reading To the Class of 2016
I recently heard a new song put out by Mercy Me titled “Dear Younger Me.” It really is an incredible song. The songwriter wrote it as if he were writing a letter of the most important life lessons to the younger version of himself. Check out the lyric video below. It got me thinking, if… Continue reading C’est La Vie Saturday: “Dear Younger Me”
If you’re looking for something absolutely fun & inexpensive to do, check out your local Farmers’ Market. Most states and most big cities have one. I’ve also noticed it’s becoming popular for smaller towns to have their own little “farmers’ markets.” Check out what there is around you. The most well-known Farmers’ Market here, in… Continue reading Fun-Day Friday: Enjoy Life at Your Local Farmers’ Market
I know a lot of people in the military & both of my grandfathers served. I have been fortunate, though, to have never lost a loved one to war. But to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice, to those who lost a loved one: I am so sorry for your loss but I thank… Continue reading A Memorial Day Thank You
Laughter…it’s one of my most favorite sounds in the world. It can make a bad day great. It can relieve stress. It can break the ice in an awkward conversation or help you make friends. And just like the way we use words, the way we laugh can communicate a lot. Laughter communicates if you’re genuinely… Continue reading The Value of Laughter
I’ve been sitting here contemplating & debating what I was going to write about today. I wanted it to be all planned out & philosophical, but honestly it felt too planned. Instead I sat down to work on my art & finish watching some movies. I guess over the past few days I’ve just been… Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday: Life is a Mosaic of the Little Things