“How many of you have felt pain?” I asked my students, as we opened our science books to a chapter on the nervous system. Nineteen hands shot into the air. Some shared stories of broken bones, burns, and other mishaps. Then I asked another question. “How many of you have thanked God for the pain?” … Continue reading Thankful for… Pain?
GUEST POST You are about to read a beautiful writing for which I cannot take credit. One of my friends, a high school senior in my school, wrote this essay for a Literature class assignment. I had the privilege of reading it. Its message resonated deeply with me, and I asked her permission to … Continue reading These are my children
We are an information-obsessed generation. We need to know, and we want to know now. I don’t know if people have always been this passionate about being in the know, or if it’s a recent development. Maybe our Victorian era counterparts craved knowledge as much as we do today. But at any rate, we … Continue reading To Know Or Not to Know