Reflect :: Grow :: Change
...As I continue on this journey of summer rejuvenation, my request remains the same: Lord, grant me a discerning and pure heart to lead my future students and to distinguish between right and wrong. Renew a steadfast and willing spirit to sustain me. Challenge me to acknowledge you in all my ways so that you will make my paths straight. Amen.
With so many issues arising in our society, many fail to realize, or even acknowledge, what's lacking. I recently visited the Civil Rights Museum in Atlanta, Georgia and entered the Dr. King exhibit. One of his handwritten sermons focused on agape love. He stated that agape love is needed to overcome evil. Even though he wrote that years ago, his sermon still holds true today. Love is the perfect prescription for society.
May 14, 2015 was the day that I became part of 42,000 Teach For America alumni. These past two years as a teacher and corps member were challenging yet rewarding. There were times when I was frustrated, times when I was filled with joy, times when I cried, times when I was hopeful, times when I was homesick, times when […]
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 […]