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From My Front Porch · 2d ago

What do you do for a living?

When people find out I teach for a living from my home, they get confused. Then they learn my students are from around the globe, and confusion grows. How do you teach people who don’t speak...
From My Front Porch · 1W ago

Summer Camp: No Mean Girls Here

Like many Christian children, summer camp was a standard feature of my childhood. I approached camp with a mixture of excitement and trepidation. It excited me because the week featured hiki...
From My Front Porch · 3W ago

Prayer for Lana

So sorry, but today, I have no time for an article. I’m on duty with two grandsons while our little Lana is in the hospital with an infection they can’t seem to figure out. She has been thro...
From My Front Porch · 4W ago

Said the Night Owl to the Morning Bird

I’m a night owl. Something about the sinking sun inspires me, and my mind just won’t shut down. My best ideas happen when others sleep, and on occasion, I find myself falling asleep as I sho...
From My Front Porch · 1M ago

Who’s Following You?

Some of us have a knack for learning from other’s mistakes, while others have to learn through our own. Maturity says we learn from the examples of others and save ourselves the headache. Ou...
From My Front Porch · 1M ago

When You’ve Hit Your Spending Limit

“No Son, I don’t have the money,” my younger self often said. “Just use that credit card,” more often than not the reply rolled so easily off my children’s tongues. They had very little unde...
From My Front Porch · 1M ago

The Grass is Always Greener…

“If the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, take better care of your lawn,” many wise fathers often tell their children. I recently saw this photo on my friend Meredith’s...
From My Front Porch · 1M ago

A Freshly Made Mind

I’m one of those crazy ladies who make their beds each morning. Don’t worry, this isn’t one of those guilt pieces persuading you to make your bed neatly every day. I just wake up in a cloud ...
From My Front Porch · 2M ago

Little Rays of Sunshine

  I have three little rays of sunshine, but one I get to enjoy more frequently than the other two. Today, the littles are on their way to see Grandma. When that white Envoy pulls up to the h...
From My Front Porch · 2M ago

The Ultimate Letter of Recommendation

I’m often asked to provide reference letters for my students. I take this task very seriously. I’m very specific in my descriptions of students because I have access to analytical tools and ...