Sunday, March 25, 2018

Children Should Be Seen and Heard


What is the age that a person has a voice?  From what I've read on my Facebook feed, it's clear that many people believe that children should not speak up when they feel like they need to.  "I'm not taking advice from anyone that eats Tide pods."  Well I'm not taking advice from anyone that eats Tide pods, either.  Why is it that the stupid things that some kids do are automatically representing all kids?  Do we think that all adults don't deserve to talk because some do meth?

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Little School, Big Hearts

The school where I started my career is no longer a school.  It's now a beautiful church.  Recently the church decided to have a reunion of former Merriam Grade School staff, students, and families, and it was such an amazing experience.  I didn't get to talk to everyone I wanted to or get to thank everyone I would have liked to, so I thought I'd do it here today.  If I gave a speech at the reunion, this is how it would have gone: