Showing posts from February, 2017

It's Been Awhile

It has been awhile since I’ve added an update! School has been busy, and it is not lacking in daily stressors that require constant attention…and prayer.
For those of you who are faithfully praying for me, I’ll add a few updates for you. One prayer request is for revival in my classroom and in my own heart. The last month has been difficult, and part of the reason for that is a lack of focus on what actually matters: glorifying God. I’ve been challenging my classroom to really be praying for God’s presence among us each day to help us keep growing closer to each other and closer to Him.
One praise that I’m very excited about is our break from school next week. My roommate’s family is coming down from Canada this Friday, and we have some plans to see a different part of Mexico that I haven’t had a chance to explore yet! I’m very excited, and I can’t wait to share pictures and updates on how that goes. I’ll also be very thankful for the time of fun with friends. It feels like it’s been a…

Showing Our Fruit

Galatians 5:19-26 Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit. Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.
Recently, I’ve been thinking about the reasons behind why we do things. There are many reasons and rationalities behind every action, but what is the real driving force behind our decisions? As a teacher I am forever searching out the answer to this in order to underst…