My One Word

I'm not a fan of New Year's Resolutions. My issues are many (hence the 's' on the end of the word issue). However, this past fall I engaged in YouVersion's 4-day devotional plan One Word That Will Change Your Life. I was intrigued by its simplicity. I mean really. It's just one word. I was…

Free Advice (And The Daniel Plan Checkup)

Last post? About 2 weeks ago. Excuse? Don't have one. Irony? This post showed up on my Timehop today. Somebody is trying to tell me something. It's not that I've been lazy. I've been putting a lot of time and effort into making small changes in my life since participating in The Daniel Plan a couple of months…

The Daniel Plan: Final Thoughts

It's over. Done. Complete. Finito. (Not sure if that's really a word, but it has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?) My Daniel Plan small group has reached the end of the road. And truth be told, I'm a little sad. As much as I am going to appreciate a less hectic Monday, I will miss…

The Daniel Plan: Week 4

The chapter? Focus... which instantly makes me think of my students. (Some days, I find myself saying that word out loud. A lot.) For the most part, when I think of a focused student, I think of someone who is: punctual prepared organized and hardworking But identifying the characteristics really isn't what's important. The more telling aspect is…

Daniel Plan: Take 1 (Or this is what I’ve learned so far…)

Well, I certainly had a lot of "Amen" moments while reading the first three chapters of The Daniel Plan. Rick Warren was preaching to the choir, I'm telling you! I'm all over the whole healthy diet and exercise thing. Validation at its best! But, oh...wait. That's not the point. That's not my goal. I'm focusing…