Willpower

It was bound to happen someday–I’ve found someone as obsessed with chocolate as me. She keeps chocolate out for everyone at work, but she’s not here during the day. She also keeps little tidbits of candy in every nook and cranny of her office. I’ve managed, with the help of the guys in the shop, …

Success!

Well folks, after over a month of diligent searching and countless rejections, I finally found full-time employment working at Robertson Manufacturing as their bookkeeper/receptionist. Even though it looks like the learning curve will be steep for the first several weeks, I’m so grateful to have finally found a job. How grateful I am for answered …

Chastening

Matt’s picture of the rainbow right outside the condo in St. George You know how sometimes you go to church and one of the talks just hits you like a spiritual clothesline in your face? Well, it’s been quite awhile since that happened to me. But judging by what the topic was today, I needed …

Manipulation

Today I taught my second full-time lesson of this semester, which was focused around The Merchant of Venice. I took a different spin on the usual ways to approach character motivation and discussed with the class the manipulative behaviors of one of the main characters. We talked about why the character might have chosen to …