Tag: education

215 Is too Many: Confessions and Questions of a White Canadian Mennonite

How should Christians respond to the tragedy of residential schools?

Bittersweet: Grief mingled with Gratitude

Why do I share all this here? I believe we live most fully when we take time to process our experiences, both good and bad. In fact, processing our experiences is part of telling our heart that this experience is real: it actually happened.

A Place in My Heart

In northwestern Pennsylvania, there is a small city and in that city there is a chapel. The chapel is old, made of gray stone with a spire and stained glass windows that are so ancient their paint began to run decades ago. The chapel… Continue Reading “A Place in My Heart”

On Knowing: Part One

There was something heady about roaming rows of tomes full of ancient legislature–red-bound books that boasted debates from the House of Commons and forest green, gilt-bound ones that contained government discussions of Canada, even before it was a nation. The shelves held, too, pamphlets… Continue Reading “On Knowing: Part One”

Now I Know My ABC’s

Tips, anecdotes and confessions of a fifth year teacher in ABC’s, or in other words, “The ABC’s of teaching.”