If someone claims to have faith but has no deeds, it does them no good. Faith is the root, good works are the fruits. James 2:14 Why do you think it’s important that we do good deeds? The day's headlines provide you with many troubles and thoughts of problems. Rarely do we see a clear … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts-
At the start of every year, I go through all of my medical appointments to check on my health. My life journey has provided me with many opportunities to experience challenges to overcome. While talking with my neurologists, we discussed work. I am thankful to all of those who are part of my medical team … Continue reading Thursday Thought Leadership- 1-19-23
As a child, I can remember having horrible nightmares. Thank goodness they were just dreams, and I could be comforted to realize I was safe. When others have these terrifying moments in life, who helps to comfort them? There are many things in life today that can cause us to feel overwhelmed, frightened, nervous, and … Continue reading Terrifying Thoughts-Do you have them?
In a blog post last week, I asked if we hold onto things. We were approaching a new year, and people tended to make resolutions, clean out closets and make changes. As leaders, especially in education, are we holding on to things we need to let go of to move forward? On Tuesday, January 3rd, … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts for Leadership
We still live in a world where judgment comes before the opportunity to provide evidence of innocence or to provide details to prove wrong the thoughts of the judgment placed on the individual or individuals. Why do I bring up this point? Because I have lived the judgment, the made-up narratives and stories, and the … Continue reading Growing Strong
Expectations, Directions and Orders Do you have expectations for others? What about yourself? Do you have expectations for yourself? Do others place expectations on you? Do you have directions or orders to accomplish? Exactly what are the differences? How do you handle these as a leader, staff member, parent, and student? Quotes about learning “I … Continue reading Solution Weekly: November 27-December 3, 2022
I saw a post in an educational group about teachers and administrators calling it quits sooner than later. Some threw in the towel just last week. I sent a response back with what are the specifics leading to all of these withdrawals so quickly. I did not get a reply back; I am not out … Continue reading Be the Solution Daily Quote: 11-10-22
This goes with my blog post today. So happy to see this land in my email box this morning. Trust matters!
As a teacher and principal, I loved to add to the vocabulary of the students I served. Enriching the minds and language of others is always important. As I experienced my brain injury and began my recovery, understanding how to continue to work on these skills daily is an essential part of life. Compounding is … Continue reading Compounding-What does it mean to you?
Quietness sweeps across the countryside as the sun begins to rise in the east. A chill in the air brings a crisp feel to the morning as I reach for the warmth of the freshly made coffee. The soft warm blanket, a gift from the grandchildren remind me of the many times tfreshly made coffee. … Continue reading The aroma of life, take a deep breath