Faith & Truth / Family Life / The English Teacher / Uncategorized

“Until then, we’ll have to muddle through somehow…”

Because I’m supposed to be grading papers, I’m finding all sorts of ways to avoid doing it. Thankfully, I have a hair appointment in just a little while, so why even try to get into the grading groove?  (My husband tells me I need ‘time management’ help. Yes. Yes, I do.) Because it’s December, I … Continue reading

Faith & Truth / Family Life / Poetry / The English Teacher / The Social Network

A Thought for the Times

Throughout time & across cultures, mankind has consistently pondered himself, the world he inhabits, and the likelihood or necessity of a God or gods who might exist outside the confines of the earthly and heavenly planes. He questions, because he desires to know. He enters into relationships and discovers the dichotomous reality of living in … Continue reading

Faith & Truth / Poetry

Winter’s Wonder

Though the “bleak mid-winter” has yet to arrive, the darker season looms ever closer. Often, this quiet time unnerves the casual observer. Leaves no longer rustle. Brown and tired, grasses rest. Birds depart, seeking warmer climes, and the wildlife forages more earnestly, seeking a tender, forgotten shoot. “Something there is that doesn’t love” winter. In … Continue reading