Monthly Archives: January 2013

Grace is sufficient

Some days we feel very imperfect.  Other days we feel like we are causing more harm than good.  Sometimes we just throw up our hands and say we have had enough conflict for now.  Today is one of those days … Continue reading

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Lay down your life

I am officially three days behind on my blog.  There are three names remaining of those killed in Sandy Hook Elementary.  I have to tell you that I chose the names randomly.  At first it was alphabetical from the top … Continue reading

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Great is thy faithfulness

Caroline Previdi is described as always being happy, always dancing, and always caring for others.  She and her older brother were very close.  She had a faith in God for one so young.  Monsignor Weiss said of her at her … Continue reading

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Winter blessings

Six-year-old kids are such marvelous creatures.  Reading the obituary of James Mattioli was like reading a description of my Evan.  The games he plays on the iPad, his love of wearing shorts year round, his obsession with sports, the way … Continue reading

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So much to ponder

Today Sandy Hook Elementary went back to school….in a new building and without their leader.  Dawn Hocksprung, principal of Sandy Hook, was killed in the December 14 attack.    In 20 years in education, I have had students die.  (I … Continue reading

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Happy New Year—a day late

I started this post on New Year’s Eve in an attempt to get a jump a day early….now I am a day late.  Well, it all worked out.  Other things got my attention on New Year’s today, and today, I … Continue reading

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