Praying for Colorado

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit - Psalm 34:8. Heavenly Father, We come to You, God, with heavy hearts on behalf of the people of Colorado. We uplift those who lost their beloved homes due to the recent devastating wildfires. We ask that You, God, surround them with… Continue reading Praying for Colorado

Women On Target

Today, was an absolute blast! I am attended a NRA event called Women On Target (WOT). I had the opportunity to shoot pistols, rifles, and shotguns. It is being held at the Southern Dutchess Pistol Association Gun Club in Wappingers Falls, NY. The NRA WOT shooting event was sold out and sponsored by several businesses… Continue reading Women On Target

A Culture Of Respect

Yesterday, I completed Title IV training in order to teach this coming semester. I especially liked that the training mentioned the phrase “a culture of respect”, as it is defined as “where diversity is valued, where individuals feel that their contributions are recognized and acknowledged, and finally, a culture where expectations regarding behaviour are clearly… Continue reading A Culture Of Respect

Prayer For Miami Florida

Join me in praying for Miami Florida. Heavenly Father, We uplift the people who are trapped in the condo building collapse in Miami, Florida. Give strength the the first responders, the rescue dog teams, and medical staff who are trying to rescue and save lives. Provide the necessary water, food, and shelter that are needed… Continue reading Prayer For Miami Florida

Stay Near, Go Far

An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge - Proverbs 18:15. What does FYE stand for? It refers to a college student’s First Year Experience. Another definition is being “fired up”, so I like this idea of getting students to be excited about their education. This semester I have the… Continue reading Stay Near, Go Far

National Day of Prayer

The theme for this year’s National Day of Prayer is “Pray God’s Glory Across the Earth,” and the chosen Bible verse is from Habakkuk 2:14: “For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea.” Today, is the National Day of Prayer! Please join… Continue reading National Day of Prayer

College Mottos

As an adjunct professor I like to read up on a college’s mission statement, as well as, their motto. I find them interesting and relevant to the school’s core foundation. While this might seem trivial to some, I find it gives a teacher insight to the beliefs of the college. One can decide whether they’ll… Continue reading College Mottos

Gamification

What was your favorite board game to play growing up? Mine was either checkers or monopoly. Games help us learn rules and to plan strategies to win, but should games be used in a classroom or in business? First, let's explore define Gamification: Gamification is about transforming the classroom environment and regular activities into a game.… Continue reading Gamification

Pray For Australia

While it is winter in NY, unfortunately there are raging forest fires in Australia. I like to take this time to pray for fire fighters battling the wild fires down under. Please join me in saying a prayer for this country. Heavenly Father, we uplift Australia to You today. We ask for your shield of… Continue reading Pray For Australia

Library Literacy

In August, I will be teaching two classes of Library Literacy 111 inside Shawangunk Correctional Facility for Hudson Link for Higher Education via SUNY Ulster. I am so thankful for faculty staff at SUNY Ulster Community College for giving me the opportunity to teach something different. Especially grateful for the library staff for making the… Continue reading Library Literacy