This post has been a loooooong time coming. For some reason I still struggle with Forgiveness. Not as a concept mind you, as a concept I think it’s GREAT. Especially as a recipient of said forgiveness—I think it’s a win hands down. But at the age of 32 I STILL struggle with the execution of … Continue reading “To Err is Human, to Forgive is Divine.” 5/4/19
"I wish I could say that becoming a parent was some magical/mystical conversion that happened to me over night and somehow made me a pro... but I never thought that would be the case—and though other parents might act like it—I know now that my previous assumptions we’re right...."
Farewell 2018, 1/1/19 The year in which we struggled. And trusted. And were simultaneously provided for. I hope your … Continue reading Ever Forward – 2019!
(Originally written and posted for www.cubedliving.com; April 9, 2018) By: Emma K. Marvel During my time as an educator in Texas, I came across all sorts of acronyms, approaches, and systems that are touted to be phenomenal for producing "student engagement." For Example: Kahoot, Plickers, Screen-castify, TRTW, TPRS, Gamification, Total Immersion, Realia, Project-based Learning, Comprehensible Input … Continue reading Combating the ‘Fizzle Out’ of Team Members
"I recently read a sentence that stood out to me, and it made me think of every human ever to grace the face of this bright blue ball of a planet…it went like this: “To expect him to deny that fierce nature of his—given to him by God Himself— is perhaps expecting too much of [him].” (Taken from “The Triumph” by Gene Edwards) ..."
"Remember back to the days when everyone asked you what you wanted to be when you "grew up?" Well, those days it was simple, you answered with whatever activity you were currently the most passionate about or enthralled with. I myself had two options, the way I saw it. "
Since moving to Chattanooga my husband of 7.5 years and I have discovered that we are going to become parents! It’s so very exciting, and unnerving because not only did our job titles shift in the 13 hour move from Texas but now our home titles will shift as well—and not just once but twice. … Continue reading Preggo-Brain, Bear with Me!
I am still caught off guard, shocked, and then the following feeling is amazement as I drive around my new city, Chattanooga. (TN)
Dearest Readers: As you may well know or maybe not--I have moved to Chattanooga, TN to pursue a leadership role as a Program Director of a new faith-based leadership program called Cubed Living. This post has everything to do with my new goals and focus, and I hope that as adventurers through this decade with … Continue reading Learning Leadership 101
Originally written: 2/11/17 First off---watch/listen to this awesome inspiration!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVkcfI6E6Vw Exactly one week ago, I decided to ask the teacher in the classroom next to mine if she would go to a Premier Jewelry spring fashion show with me in Houston. I met her my first year teaching, but then she left, and now … Continue reading Divine Appointments: Are we Ready for Them?