alwoody's blog

A Teachers Prayer (8/11/4)

Help me to be a fine teacher,

to keep peace in the classroom,
peace between my students and myself,
to be kind and gentle

The Hand (8/8/14)

Schools start Monday in Kanawha County...and I'd like to share this story


Keepers (8/7/14)

I grew up with practical parents. A mother, God love her, who washed aluminum foil after she cooked in it, then reused it. She was the original recycle queen before they had a name for it.

God Loves Teachers (8/6/14)

On the 6th day, God created men and women.
On the 7th day, he rested.

Dear Human (8/5/14)

Dear Human: You’ve got it all wrong.

You didn’t come here to master unconditional love.
That is where you came from and where you’ll return.

Declutter Your Life (8/4/14)

Some friends built a new house with all of the excitement of picking out colors and appliances and deciding where to hang the toilet paper roll.

Stop Waiting (8/1/14)

The greatest gap in life is the one between knowing and doing.” Deep down, we all know that if we want to change and grow, we need to get started. Yet we sometimes hesitate.

This could be your last day (7/31/14)

Live this day as if it will be your last.…Forget yesterday’s defeats, and ignore the problems of tomorrow. This is it.…All you have. Make it the best day of your year.

I Asked (7/30/14)

I asked for strength…

And God gave me difficulties to make me strong.
I asked for wisdom…

The Elephant Rope (7/29/14)

As a man was passing the elephants, he suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that these huge creatures were being held by only a small rope tied to their front leg. No chains, no cages.

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