Monthly Archives: September 2014

throwing something before something

I have been ecstatically and enthusiastically happy about being a school teacher for my entire professional life. I have been gifted the extraordinary insight to know who it is that has been sitting in front of me for the last … Continue reading

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Feeding the Imagination of the Underprivileged

My work with Catholic schools has forced me to travel to an extent that I never imagined in my happily sedate teacher’s life.   I often compare today’s anonymous mode of travel, whether on land or through the air, with something … Continue reading

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Testimony against the Common Core

Not long after my arrival here in Atlanta, I was contacted by a colleague who works for the American Principles Project, founded by Dr. Robert P. George of Princeton. Amongst other things, they have worked tirelessly to take up arms … Continue reading

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Road Trip From California to Georgia!

I have been a public school teacher for 23 years. My first year of teaching in 1990 bears testimony to the fact that I was an enemy of the public schools from the very beginning, but without a tremendous depth … Continue reading

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Keeping Life on People’s Minds

Yesterday our pro-life Rosary group was approached by a young woman who came to ask us why we always prayed in front of the Planned Parenthood clinic.  She was indignant, but she wanted to give us a fair chance to … Continue reading

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