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

It Takes A Village

Tonight, we went to see the fireworks in Wappingers Falls. It was to celebrate 150th Anniversary of the village incorporating. The celebration was was at the Veterans Memorial park along with some music and food trucks. The town’s local firefighters and NY state troopers were also on hand for safety. After this crazy year, it… Continue reading It Takes A Village

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

Gun Safety vs. Gun Violence

Two huge issues these days are gun safety and gun violence. The crime rate has risen greatly in the Portland area and other urban cities. First off, not everyone who owns a firearm is a criminal. Yet, because criminals often use a gun to act out violently, firearms in turn get a bad rap. For… Continue reading Gun Safety vs. Gun Violence

Back to the Basics vs. Woke Cirriculum

In the news, there has been a lot of controversy over “WOKE” curriculum and what should be taught to today’s youth. In my opinion, Yes, we should cover the definition of the issues that create bias, identity, gender inequality, racism, stereotypes, and violence. As educators, we need to encourage anti-racism, diversity, and inclusion early on,… Continue reading Back to the Basics vs. Woke Cirriculum

Praying for America

The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent - Exodus 14:14. Please join me in praying for America: Heavenly Father. We come to you with saddened hearts. We uplift the families of the individuals who lost their loved ones and for those who suffered injuries during the attack on DC.… Continue reading Praying for America