Wonder

I recently finished reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio. I fell in love with Palacio’s uncomfortably real characters. I think I saw a little of myself in each, even August. I recommend this middle grade novel to any child and especially to teachers. This story will open the eyes of your students to the struggle and … More Wonder

Look Above

The Lord never fails to give his peace and love. If we just shift our focus upward we will see the future prosperous plans He has for us. I tried an intriguing exercise in a book I read years ago. Unfortunately, I cannot remember what the book is called. But the exercise went like this: … More Look Above

The Juggling Act

  The exhaust is thick between the cars, although not so noticeable in the comfort of the air conditioned Prius. Six lanes of bumper-to-bumper cars waiting to exit Tijuana, Mexico. Three lanes on this, the right side of the concrete divides, with three lanes on the other.  All exiting Mexico: some from business; some from … More The Juggling Act