Monthly Archives: February 2014

Blessing for the Last Day of February

Whether this day brings you
rain or snow or sleet
or the brightest skies
you have ever seen,

I hope that it brings you good, Continue reading

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The Joy of Learning

One of the hallmarks of good teachers, no matter what their age, is a continuing enthusiasm for learning; genuine enthusiasm always shows through. Continue reading

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One Strong Cup of Coffee

One little boy, one incredibly strong cup of coffee and an absolute rule that you don’t insult the people who invited you into their home for a meal. Continue reading

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Josh Blue

One thing you have to admit, a man with cerebral palsy, wildly frizzy reddish blond hair and piercing blue eyes who calls himself “an African American” has a different take on life. Continue reading

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Comfort

I have seen close enough
the long aching pain
the death of a child brings a mother. Continue reading

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Loving the Weather

We’ve gone from minus twenty wind chills to sixty degrees in less than a week. Thunderstorms tonight and snow tomorrow. Definitely not boring! Continue reading

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A Heart-Healthy Lunch

The best exercise we can get is when we combine compassion and physical activity to help make things better for those around us. Continue reading

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