gratitude

Gift list

Today's post is an essay by one of my English Composition I students, Hannah Shell. Hannah is a true ray of sunshine. After spending a semester observing her in class and getting to know her through her writing, I completely understand why her parents would want to bless her by surprising her with a car… Continue reading Gift list

gratitude

Gifts

Today's post is an essay written by one of my English Composition I students, Jessica Bacon. Jessica was a true blessing in my life this semester; she's an ideal student, a loving mom, and a caring person. She is certainly a true elevator person to all those she encounters, lifting others up and not tearing… Continue reading Gifts

gratitude

The Ghost of Christmas Disappointment

*Special thanks to Mary Agrusa for serving as today's guest contributor. Check out Mary's blog!* “And be thankful…with gratitude in your hearts…”                                                           Colossians 3:16 Genuine thankfulness and gratitude go hand in hand. I often struggle with these. I find it easier to focus on things that aren’t or didn’t work out as planned. Let… Continue reading The Ghost of Christmas Disappointment