Why Stop With Carpe Diem…Carpe Aeternitatem

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With the recent passing of Robin Williams, I’ve had several conversations with friends and co-workers about his most iconic movies.  My personal favorite is Dead Poets Society, probably because of my background as a high school teacher. I love the scene in the movie where Mr. Keating (played by Robin Williams) assembles his students in […]


Are you ready for school?

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School supplies are one of my weaknesses.  As a high school and college student, I loved preparing for a new semester.  After scouring each of my syllabi and making a list, I would head to the school supply section of the nearest store to select what I needed.  There’s nothing quite like a new binder […]


How do we respond to tragedy?

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I’m a news junkie.  I love learning about what’s going on in the world, but it seems like every time I turn on the television or check the news app on my phone, there’s been another tragedy.  As I write this blog, innocent women and children are dying in the Middle East, unidentified human remains […]


Leading Ladies: Miriam’s Two Options

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Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Moses and Aaron, is today’s leading lady.  Scripture provides us with only a small window into her life, but for three brief moments the curtain is pulled back and we are given a sneak peek into the life of the big sister of the man God used to deliver […]


Have You Been Sharpened Lately?

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“Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17 I’m usually busy on Thursday nights – not because I have an impressively full social calendar, but because I’ve set aside time to sharpen and to be sharpened.  Every week my friends Jacki and Victoria meet me at a local coffee shop to dive deep […]