Quiet Time: Journal Challenge

To be honest, I allowed other things and situations to distract me from my relationship with Christ. I was doubtful concerning certain decisions I made and I worried about the unknown concerning my job, my place of residence, and other life aspects. While I continued to read my Bible and pray daily, I failed to pray about these situations and […]

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Test…Anxiety?

Boy! A lot has happened since my last post on the enjoyment of life, which is the reason why I haven’t posted anything since then. I’m currently on Day 34 of the Daniel Plan and I have been strengthened physically, emotionally, and spiritually. I’ve built spiritual muscle and felt my relationship with God grow closer. But just when I began […]

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Life of a Teacher: Celebrations

As you may or may not know, I am currently a second grade ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher, which mean that I am certified to teach English Language Learners (ELLs). This year, my classroom is populated with children who have recently entered the United States within the past year or so. So…this morning, my students were tasked with […]

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Planning for a Lifestyle Change

I will officially start the Daniel Plan on February 18, 2015, but before I delve into The Plan, I first have to know my purposes for participating. I personally want to become stronger in the 5 Essential Elements that make up the Daniel Plan: Faith, Food, Fitness, Focus, and Friends. Faith: My primary purpose for joining my church in this […]

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