Tag: support

Mimi’s influence

My former student, Sarah Humway, wrote this post as an essay for English Comp I class last fall. I loved it and asked if she’d allow me to share it with all of you. She agreed. Thank you, Sarah! The most influential person in… Continue Reading “Mimi’s influence”

A letter to my wife

Today’s post is written by one of my students, Roy Meisinger, as a token of appreciation to his wife.¬† Dear wife, I would like to take the time to tell you how thankful I am that God chose you to be my wife. I… Continue Reading “A letter to my wife”

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… Continue Reading “Why gratitude?”

Dear World

*Today’s letter is written by fellow blogger and wonderful writer Toi Thomas.* Dear World, Sometimes life gets hard in ways that are difficult to explain. You look around to your support group, the people you have in your life like family and friends, for… Continue Reading “Dear World”

The gift of family

Today’s post is by one of my students, Derek Chandler, who wrote this essay in response to the question, “What are three gifts you have received in 2013, and why are they significant to you?” I will really miss having Derek on campus! This… Continue Reading “The gift of family”

Day 6–Plenty of love

*Special thanks to my friend and sister-in-law Jenny Wallace for sharing her thoughts today as part of our “28 days of love” project.* When I look at my life and the things that are important to me, my children stand out the most. I… Continue Reading “Day 6–Plenty of love”

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