Category: Autobiography

Planting the Worm

Did you know that a snatch of song that cycles unceasingly in your head is called an “ear worm”? As a teacher with a love for choral music, I endeavour to plant an appreciation for choral music into my students’ brains.  The challenge: I… Continue Reading “Planting the Worm”

Give Me This City

Written October 2015 I step outside the school, under a soot-shaded sky seeping rain. I hear sirens for the third or fourth time today. I am unsettled but not scared. I haven’t broken the law; so, the sirens are not coming for me. They… Continue Reading “Give Me This City”

Everywhere Always

God’s placement and timing is always perfect.

On His Mission

written March 21, 2015 I am living a miracle, led by God’s Spirit. Granted, I’m human. I get grumpy when I don’t get my own way. I have jealous and ungrateful thoughts way too often. There are times I chafe under God’s silence, seeking… Continue Reading “On His Mission”


Excitement. Apprehension. These feelings commonly arise at the word “beginnings.” Humanly, we love the adventure and hate the unknown. Today, I am beginning a blog, not because I am the best writer who ever lived or because I have the most important thing to… Continue Reading “Beginnings”