Cracked dirty fingers Tell tales of dreams forgotten Love bequeathed in sweat
Turning either way / Work begins beyond your curves / Hands turn to purpose
Sleep has called hours hence / While nagging tasks yet undone / Push night to new day
Work done in virtue / Pays in rewards eternal / While gold hides the way
With schools across the country starting the new school year, tens of thousands of teachers are walking into new classrooms for the first time, either at the start of their career or after a move in search of a more rewarding experience. By this time next year many of those teachers will have moved on … Continue reading The intangible apple
If you’re like me at all, you may struggle from time to time to find a deeper meaning in your daily work – a purpose in the daily grind that serves a cause much greater than our own self-interest. I think most of us want to know that our work is serving something greater … Continue reading The gift of purpose
Luke 10:41-42 NRSV “Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her.” It should be obvious we’re meant to emulate the attentive, peaceful, and adoring Mary, more so than her harried and jealous sister Martha. … Continue reading Martha, Martha, when will you find peace?