A Promise Kept

By Bill Sterrett, Ph.D. “The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, 2 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, 3 and provide for those who grieve in Zion […]

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Embracing the Present: An Encouragement to Celebrate Every Moment

By Sahira Kodra “We need to celebrate the individuals in our classes, but only celebrating times when we don’t come to school sends the wrong message to students. We should never have countdowns to holidays in our rooms or celebrate snow days. Even if we feel some internal joy about the blessed reprieve of an unexpected day off due to snow or a much-hoped-for break, let’s avoid celebrating this with our students. Instead, let’s communicate […]