- “Merciful like the Father”
- Stations of the Cross–Mercy Reflections
- Shine, Jesus, Shine!
- Extra Mercy Jubilee Day Is Here! How shall we spend it (really, invest it)!
- (blind) Faith?
- Gift; Give; I’m here: Present
- Christmas Chalk
- All things new
- Merry MERCY Christmas!
- Christmas Baby
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Category Archives: Teaching
“sticks and stones”
Remember the childhood ditty that well-intentioned grownups encouraged us to say in response to our playmates’ verbal taunting or teasing? “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me…” I was thinking about the implications of … Continue reading
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Deaf ears…Speak, Lord….
“Please sit safely.” …”Please put your toys away…Now.” …”Please stop talking.” Over the years, words I’ve spoken as teacher or parent to children over whom I have had authority and responsibility often have fallen on so-called “deaf ears.” Which brings … Continue reading
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out with the pots etc.; in with the water
Remember being told in school never to define a target word using the target word itself? …Last week, when I asked different grades of elementary students to define a leader, and/or to describe the game “follow the leader,” I realized … Continue reading
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as if for the first time….
An author by desire and an educator by profession, I love words. I love to play with words. I love to notice things about words–although not just about words. Yesterday, when I was scanning with a bar code scanner a … Continue reading
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