Category Archives: When We Listen Blog

How to “Find” Time in Order to “Create” Time

The trouble is, you think you have time. ~Budda~  I recently wrote an article for our professional art educators’ association about making time to create and now I see how some of the tips I shared with art teachers could also apply to others exhausted by day-to-day stress. Most think we teachers have it “easy”…
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The Only White Girl on the Bus and Racism

 With conversations surrounding the Charleston, S.C. shooting, I decided to revisit situations that have shaped my thoughts on racism.    As my Dad rounded the corner off Pennsylvania Avenue and parked in front of one of many high-rise buildings, I slowly read the words across the top: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial…
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The Dad I Always Love, But Don’t Always “Like”

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. ~Ephesians 6:4~ [caption id="attachment_204" align="aligncenter" width="863"] Dad with Courtney and me[/caption] Family Resemblance So, who do you look like, your mother or your father? If you were to ask anyone who knows my family, they…
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When Sin is a “Good” Thing

How many times have you heard someone say or maybe you have said, “If it feels good it must be what was meant to be!” or “It sounds like a good idea, so it must be what I’m suppose to do”. Many times we do and think things that FEEL and SOUND good, but they…
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