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