gratitude

Three lessons from my mother

Today's post is written by one of my students, Jesse Shoemaker. Jesse wrote this essay in response to the prompt: Write about your mother or someone who has acted as a mother figure in your life. Describe this person and share at least three lessons you’ve learned from her. My mother is a great influence in my life.… Continue reading Three lessons from my mother

gratitude

No quit in me

*Special thanks to guest writer Henry Petty for this wonderful post.*   I recently ran a 5k jingle bell run.  I was pacing myself really well, running then walking, walking then running, walking then walking, and running less and less.  I had passed a couple of people I knew were “health nuts," and I overheard… Continue reading No quit in me