My High School Juniors Are Planning Their Weddings!

My high school juniors are planning their weddings!!

That’s right! They’ve named their bridal parties, picked the readings, and are in the process of designing the worship aid (pamphlet)!
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How can I thank you for this?

 

Beaming with gratitude and hope.

Those words aptly describe the face of my student after I had granted him an extension on his assignments. He hadn’t asked for one, but I knew that he was struggling with issues outside the class that were impacting his performance in class. I knew he had the ability to do the work. I knew he had the desire to get it done, but he lacked the time, and concern was etched on his face.
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I Want What You’ve Got!

He walked up to me and said, “I want what you’ve got!”

At that moment, I was sitting at a table at Dunkin’ Donuts, hovering over a steaming cup of regular coffee, trying to solve a dilemma I had been presented. When a friend of mine broke me out of my thoughts, wanting what I had. If only he knew.

“OK,” I replied, looking up slowly at him as I spoke. “How do you take it?” His face screwed itself into a visible question mark, and in a perplexed tone, he asked, “What?”
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