For with much wisdom comes much sorrow; the more knowledge, the more grief. Ecclesiastes 1: Have you ever thought you know too much? It seems like a crazy question to ask and to think about, but something to ponder for a moment or two. Here is why I think it is something to investigate. As … Continue reading Knowledge can Hurt
Category: core values
I was wrong! How many leaders can say this?
We want to hear our leaders say those three words when they have made an error or mistake. Many will quickly speak those words, and those will dance around to avoid them. Well, I want to tell you I have been wrong. I look back over things I have stated and the wording used. It … Continue reading I was wrong! How many leaders can say this?
At Peace, helping in finding the place
Troubling times face each of us in many different ways. Some we can see clearly, others hide it and shelter it away. Our news media brings us stories daily, filled with reports locally, nationally, and globally. We can watch these reports on several stations, read in newspapers, scroll through media platforms and catch comments. You … Continue reading At Peace, helping in finding the place
Missing the points
Can you look at this picture and find the mistakes? When you look at this sentence, can you find the errors? I can remember being asked to watch a short video and to watch how many times the ball was passed. Then after the video was over, the question was, did you see a gorilla? … Continue reading Missing the points
Identity, Value and Purpose
It is so easy to assign worth and value to external things. Watching commercials, television shows, and looking at magazines in the checkout line, you see all of the glamors on display. How many times a day do you compare yourself to others? Be honest with yourself. Do you look at another person, a car, … Continue reading Identity, Value and Purpose
I missed the bus! Can I jump on your bandwagon?
I missed the bus is a phrase referring to being too slow to take advantage of an opportunity. In education, it was an excuse for being late to school, like the video attached to the word bus from 1992. Have you ever used that phrase? Jumping on the bandwagon is another phrase used to join … Continue reading I missed the bus! Can I jump on your bandwagon?
How do you name what you teach?
The pandemic brought attention to education. Education should always have our attention and focus. It is the key to the success of our society as our next generation learns, creates, and discovers. Critical Race Theory was/is a big topic for discussion on what was being taught. What other programs, curriculums are being taught in schools … Continue reading How do you name what you teach?