Processing our Past


*These are excerpts of thoughts/notes developed while preparing for my next class session* I am very reflective by nature. I often think of choices made throughout the day and how I could have chosen better. I think through how I am feeling in order to process these emotions. For the current course I am teaching I …

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Our Journey Together


I walked into class with a concept in mind. I believed that if I help students identify various fears and roadblocks in their life it would help them begin to see these things for what they are... lies and distractions. However, something better happened, something marvelous, something humbling. As students began to share their hearts, as …

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Practice what I preach


For my class I encourage/require each student to "blog" their thoughts from the week. It could be something they picked up from the weekly reading or a conversation they had. It doesn't have to be long but rather significant to them. I want to read that they thought critically about a topic or that they …

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The most wonderful time of the year…


It's the MOST wonderful time of the year... AND I AM NOT TALKING ABOUT CHRISTMAS! It's the first week of school. I love this time. No matter how much people say they can't stand homework or can't stand reading many college students will admit that the community they build during the semester is pretty significant. Many …

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