Earthquake Close to Home

A week ago I was sitting in our chapel, waiting for the school play to start when all of a sudden I felt as if the building was shaking. I asked the girl right next to me if she felt that too. Everyone in the room looked around, trying to figure out what to do. Some...

Confessions of a teacher…

I’ve been trying to write a post for a few months now. Every year I say something to the lines of, “Well this year was super hard…” or “I had to grow up a lot this year…” or “God has stretched me more than I thought possible…” To be completely honest those are truths...

My Visit To The Hospital

This week I went to the hospital. Not for me but for the father of one of my students. I had never visited someone in the hospital like that before. It was one of those moments when I knew I’d become a grownup, taking flowers and treats, and putting on a brave face....

You Fill My Heart With Wonder

Over and over You fill my heart with wonder You take me by surprise I can’t believe my eyes Wider and deeper Just when I think I’ve seen you Like a stone thrown into the ocean water I could search your depths And never hit rock bottom -Rock Bottom, Jimmy...

A 6 Year Old Missionary

When I was four years old I thought about the people on the other side of the world, saying to myself, “They need to hear about Jesus.” I knew that God was calling me to be a missionary even at the age of four. Today I sat in my parent teacher conference here in...

God’s Sweet Peace

Today one of my students came to me after rest time and said he’d been crying. He’d been crying because he was sad about his dog dying. As he told me I could see he was still sad and still a little teary-eyed. The rest of my students headed off to lunch as I just...