gratitude

Just a moment to say thank you

Today's post was written by one of my English Composition II students, Crystal Riley, on the topic of the motivation of gratitude. I have known Crystal since junior high school. When God allowed our paths to cross again and for me to serve as her instructor, I felt truly privileged and have enjoyed watching her… Continue reading Just a moment to say thank you

gratitude

Why gratitude?

I asked my Composition II students to write a brief essay explaining their motives for expressing gratitude and offering at least one example of a moment when gratitude was expressed to them or when they chose to express gratitude to someone else. This essay was written by my student Jessica Whitmire, who is always smiling. Students like… Continue reading Why gratitude?

gratitude

Taking it easy

Recently, I wrote a post on my personal blog about the lessons learned from my mom regarding academic performance and pushing myself to do my very best. On the flip side, I've also learned--maybe not from my mom, but from my own life experiences and shared experiences of others--that sometimes, it's okay to make a… Continue reading Taking it easy