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Watch, Wait, Work – Until the End Comes

One time, I had to leave the room to help another teacher with technical problems. While the teacher next door was able to listen for problems in my classroom for me, I was still concerned. When I finished my work and came back to the classroom, I noted my neighbor in my classroom. I groaned, but before I could ask what was wrong, she pointed at our assistant principal who had chosen that moment to do an unplanned walk through observation of my classroom. I think it’s safe to say that I died inside. I explained quickly why I wasn’t in the room and his comment made my day. “I wasn’t here to observe you, Mr. James, I was here to see how engaged your students were. They were doing a great job when I came in the classroom.”  Continue reading

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October 28 – Christian, Christian, Wherefore Art Thou, Christian

2 Thessalonians 2; Isaiah 27-28; Psalm 118 Teen love can be a terrible thing to watch. Shakespeare showed us that in the classic play of Romeo and Juliet. According to Shakespeare, Juliet was 13 and Romeo was just a bit … Continue reading

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January 6 – One Job

Luke 8:1-25; Genesis 12; Psalm 6 “You had one job.” You may have heard someone use that phrase – hopefully not to you. You may have used that phrase yourself. People usually say that when someone makes a major mistake … Continue reading

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April 7 – Fiddling Around

Psalm 30; Isaiah 5:11-17; Revelation 3:14-22 We’ve all heard the story about Nero fiddling while Rome burned. Nero may not have been a good leader, but he was the best fiddler of his day. Ok, let’s face it, he was … Continue reading

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