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Pro Church Media I'm officially out for Thanksgiving break and I am so relieved. I slept in today and it felt fantastic. I also took a nap in the middle of the day just because I could. A nap! That never happens. I have been utterly lazy today and it's been wonderful. I'm not sure … Continue reading Thanksgiving
No poem tonight. I've spent the last few hours preparing for the school week, reviewing lesson plans, and completing my assignment for my online TAPP class. I will say this, it's a good thing Mr. Barger and I don't have kids yet. If I had one more thing on my plate to take care of, … Continue reading “Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night”.
"Pain has an element of blank; It cannot recollect When it began, or if there were, A day when it was not. It has no future but itself, Its infinite realms contain Its past, enlightened to perceive New periods of pain." -Emily Dickinson from her poem The Mystery of Pain. I chose this poem because … Continue reading The Mystery of Pain
"When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but don't you quit. Life is strange … Continue reading Don’t Quit
Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash This is going to be a short post tonight. I just finished working on my lesson plan for my sub tomorrow. At work, I along with my team will be going to training all day. I don't mind the training as it gives me a break from the kids. Today was a slightly … Continue reading “I love pressure. I eat it for breakfast.”
No poem today. I'm sure there are a lot of perfectly good poems about the Sunday blues but none that I remember off the top of my head. And quite frankly, I'm too lazy to go search for the perfect one right now. As my title says, I'm feeling the Sunday blues. It's been a … Continue reading The Sunday Blues
"Love seeketh not itself to please, Nor for itself hath any care, But for another gives its ease, And builds a Heaven in Hell’s despair. So sung a little Clod of Clay, Trodden with the cattle's feet, But a Pebble of the brook Warbled out these metres meet: Love seeketh only self to please, To … Continue reading The Clod and the Pebble
Photo by Katherine McCormack on Unsplash "Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, Only a signal shown and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life we pass and speak one another, Only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence." --Henry Wadsworth Longfellow from his … Continue reading Ships That Pass in the Night
I started this blog last year with the intention of chronicling life as newlyweds with my husband. But of course, I never got around to actually writing my first post. Until today! We just celebrated our second wedding anniversary. We got married on October 10th, 2015. We've been together for a little over 5 years. … Continue reading Marriage Isn’t Easy But So Worth It