Misconceptions About Guarding Your Heart

Since I was young, people have constantly warned me to guard my heart. It was harder than I thought. I kept getting hurt. I kept having so many feelings. At times I wanted to cut off all contact with the opposite sex, because that seemed the only safe course. Don’t make my mistakes. To hopefully save you time and grief, here are some insights I’ve gained the hard way […]

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Teacher Life: Articulating Emotions

Yesterday I sent a kid out of the classroom with whom I have a love-hate relationship. He can be quite explosive, disruptive, and even violent at times, but I also have this genuine affection for him. And I think he likes me, too.

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Limitations

I am still learning that I have limitations. That’s one thing I am still in the middle of learning. It’s impossible to know what you don’t know. You’re simply unaware of your blindspots until you crash. Or until someone else points them out to you. In my case, the realization came in the form of […]

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