It’s Not Fair!

It’s Not Fair!

Isn’t life supposed to be fair? “Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.” — -Oscar Wilde As a middle school English teacher, I try to make my writing assignments interesting for my students. My thought is, if they are...
True Freedom Requires Responsibility

True Freedom Requires Responsibility

To enjoy freedom, we have to control ourselves. — Virginia Wollf There are so many stories I could tell about the things I observed and heard within the walls of my classroom over the last three decades.  The first half of my career, I taught high schoolers...
Why Garbage Can Be So Attractive

Why Garbage Can Be So Attractive

It’s often the seedy things of life that interest us For everything Satan has to offer you is a collection of what Jesus rejected; it is the garbage bin of Jesus Christ. — Felix Wantang Photo by Susan Grant I have a dachshund, though he’s 4 inches from the...
When I Should Have Done Something, but I Didn’t

When I Should Have Done Something, but I Didn’t

Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act. — Dietrich Bonhoeffer As a teacher of many years, I have seen many extraordinary things, some good, some bad.  One year, I saw a beautiful...
Weighing the Odds

Weighing the Odds

A Reflection on 3 Mind-boggling, Near Impossible Events “If you set out in a spaceship to find the one planet in the galaxy that has life, the odds against your finding it would be so great that the task would be indistinguishable, in practice, from impossible.”...

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