Worthless

The reason I started this blog was to share my thoughts about how wonderful it is for us humans to recognize how much God loves us. Because He loves us, He makes us worthy of His love. Because He is our Father, He makes us worthy of His love. On our own, we are nothing,…

Closeness

Dear God Are You close? Or, are You far? Are You in my heart? Or, are You in the sky? I long for You But I cannot see You I believe in You But I cannot hear You You are here I know it with my mind But there is a strange pain A pain of longing…

Discrimination and Oppression Disguised Under Freedom

This is a different kind of article. I am an individual who lives in a country. A country is nothing but the people who live in it and make it what it is. I am one of those people and I will speak. I don’t typically engage in political conversations, because, frankly, ALL sides are…

Feeling inadequate

This is my second post for today, but that is OK…there is much buried inside. This post is another one of my Diaries of a Teacher… One of the biggest challenges for me to overcome now as an educator is feelings of inadequacy. With a personality that wants success in every step (i.e. a perfectionist),…

Are fear and anger first cousins?

Have you ever noticed that behind every angry person’s screams and violence that is a little scared child inside??? I think that whenever we get angry, the deeper wound we are experiencing is fear. We fear losing our jobs. We fear losing our health. We fear losing our families. We fear being wrong and losing…