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Of These My Children: His Only Forgotten Son

My role as a teacher over the years has allowed me a peek into the integrity and character of many of my students.  Children tend to have a clear-eyed look at their realities, even while they are learning the proper … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Divine Revolution

My life as a teacher has been blessed with my students over many years. They show me kindness, healing and nurturing and sometimes even some new words. Mondays bring reports of their family’s weekend activities. One gal said, “Our church … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Expecting Danger

Teaching has been my great honor in life–especially in this small private school which emphasized green living, the basics, and kindness before it was fashionable. In Social Studies the students learn about history and their world. The guys especially love … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: The Yellow Rose of Taxes

When I hear the question “What do teachers make?” I am reminded of over four decades of teaching. I made memories with our future world–our children. One week each student did a report on a state of their choice. This … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Bandits in School

You might not even see our school unless you are looking for it. Set way back on an acre, it is surrounded by nature: Mr. Roo Ster, Miss Popcorn Goat, The Pizza Garden, the Chocolate Porch, and a wild rabbit … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Drinking Quiet Punch

My classroom is in a small private school in the woods. It’s not exactly where “the deer and the antelope play” but we all enjoy the rooster, hens and even the turtle. However, Miss Popcorn Goat gives us the main … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: A Pigment of My Imagination

The little private school set back in the woods has some energetic students with lots of great ideas. They love to walk by Roo as he goes about his morning wake-up routine. Sometimes they even crow with him as they … Continue reading

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